Grandmas Persimmon Cookies

Grandmas Persimmon Cookies Recipe

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Elizabeth Wallen


My grandmother use to make these when i was a kid then my mom took over the making of them now i make them too!If you love spice cookies or oatmeal rasin you will love these!


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20 Min
10 Min


  • 1 c
    persimmon pulp (hachiya persimmon) do not use japanese small persimmons
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    walnuts or pecans
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/2 tsp
    each of cinnamon,nutmeg and ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 large
    egg beaten
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 c
    light brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour

How to Make Grandmas Persimmon Cookies


  1. Add 1 teaspoon baking soda to the persimmon pulp and set aside.
  2. In a bowl cream sugar's and butter together add Vanillia nuts,raisins and flour beaten egg and the pulp mixture. Mix lightly
  3. Then add salt cinnamon cloves and nutmeg and mix together with the other ingredients well.
  4. drop cookies by tablesspoons on a greased baking sheet bake at 350 degrees for about 12 mins .Do not over cook you want cookies to be chewy not hard.
  5. You will need to get the large persimmons Hachiya Persimmon they produce alot of pulp and have a good taste the small persimmons will not have enough pulp and will be bitter.I get my persimmons when in season at a Organic market or a Farmers market.

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About Grandmas Persimmon Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: English
Hashtags: #Persimmon, #Grandma

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