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Sweet Persimmon Fireside Cookies

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


  • Calories:
  • 189 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 6.3 g
  • 10%
  • Carbs:
  • 31.1g
  • 10%
  • Protein:
  • 2.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 81 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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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.

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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...