Persimmon Cookies III Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Persimmon Cookies III Recipe
  • READY IN 32 mins

Persimmon Cookies III

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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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Original recipe makes 6 dozen Change Servings
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  • PREP

    20 mins
  • COOK

    12 mins
  • READY IN

    32 mins

Directions

  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.
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Dec 18, 2004

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 probaly due to sea level....Try them you'll love them.

 
Nov 09, 2003

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

 

10 Ratings

Dec 18, 2007

love these with pecans and cranberries!

 
Nov 12, 2011

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. Delicious!

 
Jan 25, 2011

Good cookie.. Low in calories..

 
Dec 03, 2008

These are great!! Everyone loved them.

 
Dec 04, 2011

these are sooo good!!

 
Dec 28, 2013

The cookies are nice and soft...which I love. I added a bit more flour because I also added vanilla and a touch of nutmeg.. Next time, I'll add cranberries for more sweetness. I did dust them with powdered sugar, which helped. They would be great with nuts. But my daughter in-law is allergic to tree nuts. Also, this might just be a typo...the ingredients list baking powder, but the instructions don't indicate to add it to the flour mixture. I did, though. :)

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 42 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 3 mg
  • < 1%
  • Fat
  • 2.1 g
  • 3%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 29 mg
  • 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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