In medium-size bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, and salt. In separate bowl, cream margarine; add sugar gradually and continue creaming until light. Add egg, vanilla, and artificial sweetener, beat well. Thoroughly stir in dry ingredients. Refrigerate 1 hour.
Preheat over to 400F. Spray cookie sheets with PAM. Roll dough into 3/4-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. Press flat with base of fists then press flat with base of a floured glass. Flute edges with fork. Bake 6 to 8 minutes, or until brown.
*Note: You can use flavorings of your choice.
Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana