From: Loretta Walsh

1 Cup Shortening
1 Cup Sugar
1 tsp Baking Powder
½ tsp Salt
2 ½ - 3 Cups Flour
If desired chopped nuts
Cream shortening and add sugar, eggs, baking powder, salt and flour.  Add any flavoring or nuts if you like.  If dry add a little vanilla.
Cook: 12 min on 425 degrees