Soft Drop Sugar Cookies

1 cup shortening                                  1 teaspoon salt
2 cups sugar                                        1 teaspoon soda
3 eggs                                                  4 cups flour
1 cup buttermilk                                  1 teaspoon vanilla

Cream shortening and sugar.  Add eggs and vanilla and mix.  Alternate dry ingredients and milk.  Drop onto cookie sheet.  Bake at 325 for 10 minutes or light brown.