Persimmon Cookies

virginia duncan Recipe

By virginia duncan duncan2929

Persimmons trees are plentiful around Arkansas and if you bite into one before it's ripe you'll find it's very bitter. It becomes ripe after the first frost. Also the old wives tales say if you split the seed in two depending what you see a spoon, knife, or fork it will tell if there will be alot of snow, ice, or cutting cold scheduled for the winter. This is Betty Duncan's recipe.


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Cooking Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
raisins
1 c
persimmon pulp
1 c
brown sugar
1 1/2 c
shortening
1
egg
2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
cinnamon
1/2 tsp
nutmeg
1/4 tsp
ground cloves
1/2 c
chopped nuts
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Directions Step-By-Step

1
Mix sugar, shortening, egg, and persimmons. Add dry ingredients. Mix well.
2
Grease baking sheet. Drop by spoonfull. Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #recipe, #Old