Toast all nuts on cookie sheet separately (different nuts take different times to toast).
Grind together with nuts: 1/2 lb. diced candied fruit 1/4 lb. dark raisins 1/4 lb. light raisins 1/4 lb. dates (pitted) 1 orange with rind 1 dried tangerine with rind 2 lbs. figs or (2 packages or atleast 14 oz. apiece)
Mix well all the ground ingredients.
Add 1/2 or 3/4 of the cooled sugar water to make a nice soft mixture (be careful not to make it too soft).
Save the rest of the sugar water mixture.
Add 1/2 cup whiskey to ground ingredients.
Mix well and let stand overnight. Keep in a fridge or cool place.