1 c. margarine
2 c. brown sugar
2 eggs
2 c. applesauce
1/2 c. fruit juice
4 c. flour
2 tsp. soda
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. cloves
1/2 tsp. allspice
1/2 tsp. ginger
2 c. dates
1/2 c. golden raisins
4 1/2 c. nuts, chopped coarse:
walnuts, pecans, brazil nuts
1 c. Maraschino cherries
1 c. green candied cherries
1 c. each red-green-yellow candied

Cream margarine, sugar and eggs; add applesauce and juice. Add 3 cups flour and spices. Dust chopped fruit and nuts with one cup of the flour. Add fruit and nuts to mixture. Bake in loaf pans or cupcake pans. Bake at 350 degrees one hour for loaf, cupcake pans 30 minutes. Store in cool place in tight containers. Millie Thompson