Cream the shortening and the sugar together until light and fluffy. Beat in the
eggs one at a time. Stir in the vanilla extract, baking powder and salt. Add the
DRY instant banana pudding powder. Mix in 2 cups of the flour; add the remaining
1/2 cup only if needed.
Cover dough and chill for at least 2 hours or overnight.
Heat oven to 375 degrees F. Grease baking sheets.
Shape dough into walnut size balls and place 2 inches apart on the prepared baking
Flatten balls and bake for about 8 minutes or until light golden brown.