Fruit Cake Gems (The best i ever had!)

1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped dates
1 cup mixed candied peel
1 cup chopped red & green cherries
1 cup mixed candied fruit
1 cup nuts
1/4 cup flour
Mix all together and set aside.

In another bowl mix:
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
2 eggs
2 tbs. molasses
1/2 tsp mace
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp cloves (ground)
1 tsp salt
1/4 cup fruit juice
Mix well then add fruit.
Stir until well blended.
Then add:
1 1/4 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda

Preheat oven to 325 F
Fill muffin cups 2/3 full.
Bake for 30 minutes.

These are just the greatest especially around the holidays.
I make the all year round.

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