Combine cranberries, pecans, fruit, dates, raisins and orange peel with 1/4 cup flour; set aside. In another bowl, combine sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and remaining flour; set aside. In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs. Add orange juice, shortening and water. Add flour mixture; stir just until combined. Fold in cranberry mixture. Spoon into three greased and waxed paper-lined 8 1/2x4 1/2x2 1/2" loaf pans. Bake at 350 F. for 60-65 minutes or until breads test done.
Yield: three loaves.