Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
Begin by placing the flour in a bowl and set it aside.
Place butter in a bowl and beat until smooth.
Cream the sugar and butter.
Add eggs one at a time mixing well in between each addition.
Add the vanilla, salt and baking powder and mix
Mix in the flour one cup at a time and mix just until the ingredients are combined.
Use a cookie scoop and place the dough on a lined baking sheet 2 inches apart.
Use a glass dipped into sugar to press down the dough.
Use a measuring cup to make the indention on each cookie.
Bake 6-9 minutes.
Remove from the oven and place on a cooling rack.