Christmas Cookies

1/2 cup raisins
1/4 cup apple juice

Soak raisins in juice for 1 hour and then drain.

2/3 cup all purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon cloves
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 tablespoons soft butter
1 egg
2 cups nuts (I prefer pecans and almonds, walnuts are good too)
1 cup cut up red and green candied cherries

Measure flour and spices
Cream butter, sugar and egg
Add dry ingredients, then nuts, cherries and raisins

Drop about 1 tablespoon portions on a greased pan and bake a 325 F for 12 minutes.