Nana's Persimmon Cookies

1
Genny Miller

By
@gendee

When I was a little girl, my sweet Portuguese Grandmother used to make these moist and delicious cookies for my two brothers and me. We always looked forward to eating them, and it was such a special treat. To this day when I bake these cookies the wonderful aroma brings me right back to grandma's kitchen. Such fond memories that I will always treasure.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
Makes 2 dozen
Prep:
25 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

Add to Grocery List

1 c
sugar
1
cube butter (1 stick), softened
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 c
persimmon pulp, ripe (approx. 3 persimmons)
1 tsp
baking soda, heaping
1 c
walnuts, or pecan, chopped
2 c
flour
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
1/2 tsp
all spice
1/2 tsp
cloves
1 tsp
baking powder, heaping
1/2 tsp
salt

How to Make Nana's Persimmon Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix together sugar, butter, persimmon, egg, and vanilla.
  • 2Sift dry ingredients in separate bowl: Flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, all spice, cloves, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • 3Add dry ingredients to sugar, butter, pulp from persimmons, egg, and vanilla mixture. Fold in nuts. Drop by rounded spoonfuls of cookie dough on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Or use parchment paper. Bake at 350 for 15-20 minutes.

Printable Recipe Card

About Nana's Persimmon Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #Persimmon


You May Also Like:



Show 12 Comments & Reviews

Easy Christmas Cookies For A Fantastic Cookie Tray Recipe

Easy Christmas Cookies for A Fantastic Cookie Tray

Kitchen Crew

During your next grocery haul, make sure to stock up on sugar, flour, and butter... it's cookie making time! A festive tradition in many households is making Christmas cookies. It's...

Homemade Hostess Gifts For The Holidays Recipe

Homemade Hostess Gifts for the Holidays

Kitchen Crew

It's party season! Seems, for me, every weekend from Thanksgiving to Christmas I'm attending some sort of holiday party. Wherever I go, I like to bring a small homemade gift...

Pms Cookies Recipe

PMS Cookies

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Salty, sweet and chocolaty, you can't beat these cookies full of peanut butter and fluffy! Click here for the PMS Cookies recipe!