Sugar cookies in our house have always been called Monster cookies. This recipe is Cookie Monster’s favourite from a book of SESAME STREET crafts.

3/4 cup butter or margarine 1 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 1/2 cup flour 1 teaspoon baking powder

cream butter and sugar. beat in eggs and vanilla. mix in flour and baking powder. roll and cut out into shapes. optional: decorate with food colouring and evaporated milk paint and assorted sprinkles. bake at 350 F for 10 minutes.