Brandied Fruit Drops

3/4 c. firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 c. butter (room temperature)
1/3 c. brandy
2 eggs
2 c. all-purpose flour
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp ground cardamom
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg
1 c. pecans (chopped)
1 c. dried apricots (chopped)
1/2 c. currants
1/2 c. golden raisins

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease baking sheet. Mix together the first four ingredients in large bowl on low to medium speed or mix with spoon. Gradually stir in the next five ingredients. Fold in the pecans, apricots, currants and golden raisins. Form dough into balls and place two inches apart on baking sheet. Bake 10 minutes or until drops are golden brown. Move cookies to wire rack and cool.

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