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Sweet Persimmon Fireside Cookies

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars

"This recipe is a wonderful way to use persimmons. These bars are moist and fragrant with sweet spices."
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servings 189
Original recipe yields 16 servings (16 bars)


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  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease one 9x13 inch baking pan.
  2. Sift together all-purpose flour, cake flour, cinnamon, ginger, baking soda and salt.
  3. In a medium bowl, cream butter, sugar, and lemon rind until fluffy and smooth. Blend in egg and persimmon pulp and mix until well combined.
  4. Gradually stir in the flour mixture and mix until well blended.
  5. Pour the batter into the prepared pan and spread evenly.
  6. Bake for 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until golden brown. Remove from the oven and let cool. When the bars are completely cool, sift confectioners' sugar over the top and cut into bars.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 189 calories; 6.3 31.1 2.5 27 81 Full nutrition

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3.5 would have been my rating, and I opted for 4 instead of 3 because I don't want to discourage others from trying it. I liked the flavor, though it is mild and if I make it again I would try t...

Easy enough but not much flavor. I couldn't take the persimmons at all.

We really enjoyed this mildly spicey way to use persimmons.

This has a light persimmon taste and smells wonderful. After baking them, I wanted a stronger taste so I cooked up a persimmon until soft and then pureed it with some powdered sugar and added t...