1. Preheat oven to 350°F and line a couple baking sheets with parchment paper. 2. In a mixer with paddle attachment; cream together butter and sugar. 3. Add egg and vanilla, beat until light and fluffy. 4. Sift together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, nutmeg and cloves. 5. Add alternately with milk to creamed mixture. 6. Fold in raisins and walnuts. 7. Drop by generous teaspoonfuls onto prepared baking sheets, 2 to 3 inches apart. 8. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.