MMMMM----- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.02
       Title: Iced Ambrosia Drops
  Categories: Christmas, Cookies, Fruits, Gifts
       Yield: 8 servings
     1/2 c  Butter Or Regular Margarine
     1/2 c  Brown Sugar; Firmly Packed
       2    Eggs; Lg
   1 1/4 c  Unbleached Flour; Sifted
     1/2 ts Baking Powder
     1/2 ts Salt
     1/2 ts Cinnamon; Ground
     1/2 ts Cloves; Ground
     1/2 c  Raisins
     1/2 c  Mixed Candied Fruits
     1/2 c  Dates; Chopped
     1/2 c  Walnuts; Coarsely Chopped
 MMMMM-----------------------VANILLA ICING----------------------------
       1 c  Confectioners' Sugar
       1 tb Milk
     1/2 ts Vanilla
   Cream the butter and brown sugar together in a medium mixing bowl,
   using an electric mixer on medium speed, until light and fluffy.  Add
   the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.  Sift the
   flour, baking powder, salt, cinnamon and cloves together.  Gradually
   stir into the creamed mixture.  Stir in the raisins, candied fruit,
   dates and walnuts. Drop the mixture by teaspoonfuls, about 2-inches
   apart, on greased baking sheets.  Bake in a preheated 375 degree F.
   oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until golden brown.  Remove from the
   baking sheets and cool on wire racks.
    Frost with Vanilla Icing when completely cool.
   Makes 3 dozen.
   Combine all of the ingredients in a small mixing bowl and beat until