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Persimmon Cookies III

Rated as 4.21 out of 5 Stars
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"Great for Christmas Cookies! A spicy and moist cookie made from persimmon pulp. Raisins and nuts make them extra special. "
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Ingredients

32 m servings 42
Original recipe yields 72 servings (6 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar. Beat in the egg and persimmon pulp. Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves and salt; stir into the persimmon mixture. Fold in raisins and walnuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven, or until edges are firm. Let cool on the cookie sheets for 1 minute before removing to wire racks to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 42 calories; 2.1 5.9 0.4 3 29 Full nutrition

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These are wonderful cookies. I had lost my family recipe during a move and no one could tell this was not the genuine...I did have to watch the oven and bake a few minutes more...but that was p...

Most helpful critical review

Although there are 3 or 4 Persimmon cookie recipe's listed, if you look at the ingredients they are almost identical! This one has a picture of the cookies with frosting, but no mention of it in...

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These are wonderful cookies. I had lost my family recipe during a move and no one could tell this was not the genuine...I did have to watch the oven and bake a few minutes more...but that was p...

An easy and very tasty soft cookie looking like an orangy hermit.

love these with pecans and cranberries!

As suggested by another member, I used cranberries and pecans when I made this. Also, I got lazy and made bars instead of cookies. Baked for 35 minutes and topped with cream cheese frosting. ...

Good cookie.. Low in calories..

These are great!! Everyone loved them.

these are sooo good!!

Just discovered we had some persimmon trees in our yard and was looking for persimmon recipes. Decided to try this one. Wow! They're awesome! I made them a little bigger than it said and they're...

Wanted to add raisins, but only added chocolate chips. It was perfect! Baked 13 minutes for soft cookies.