Preparation / Directions:
Place butter, brown sugar, eggs, molasses, orange peel, cloves, salt, cinnamon, and ground ginger in bowl. Attach bowl and flat beater. Turn to speed 6 and beat 1 minute. Stop and scrape bowl. Return to speed 6 and beat 30 seconds.
Add flour and baking soda. Turn to speed 2 and beat 15 seconds. Stop and scrape bowl. Turn to stir speed and quickly add walnuts, raisins, and dates, mixing just until blended.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking shets. Bake at 375 F for 1214 minutes. Cool on wire racks.