tsp. baking soda
cup unsalted butter (room temp.)
cup icing sugar
cup each chopped red & green glazed cherries
Using a fork stir together first three ingredients. Place butter in a large bowl. Using mixer, gradually beat in both sugars until mixture is light (2 minutes). Beat in egg then vanilla. Stir in flour mixture, raisens and cherries. Divide dough into 3 portions. Place each on large piece of plastic wrap. Shape into logs about 12" long. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate until firm. At least 4 hours or up to 5 days or freeze up to 1 month. Preheat oven to 350F. Lightly spray baking sheet with oil. Using serrated knife, slice dough into 1/4 " rounds. Bake in centre of oven until edges are golden 7 - 10 minutes. Cool on rack.