This versatile mix can be made ahead and stored in your refrigerator or freezer for later baking at your convenience. Look for our many cookie recipes using this already-prepared mix in our Recipe Catalog.
Spoon flour into measuring cup and level with spatula. Put in large bowl with at least 4 quart capacity.
Measure sugar, baking powder and salt into flour. Stir until thoroughly blended.
Add butter and use pastry blender or clean hands to work into dry ingredients until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Make 10 cups.
Tips for best results: Store covered in airtight container in refrigerator or freezer.
Do not press down. Use mix at room temperature.
If using margarine, do not choose diet, whipped or soft.