Persimmon Cookies

Persimmon Cookies Recipe

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Esther Eyre


This was passed down by my paternal grandmother. She made them to be given as Christmas gifts.


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5 dozen


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  • 1 c
    ripe persimmon pulp sprinkled with
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 c
  • 1 1/2 c
    margarine or shortening or half of each
  • 2
    beaten eggs
  • 2 c
  • 1 c
    chopped walnuts
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    choppped dates
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp

How to Make Persimmon Cookies


  1. Cream sugar and shortening; add persimmon pulp. Beat well; add beaten eggs. Add flour and spices, nuts, raisins and dates.
  2. Drop by teaspoonfuls on greased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake at 375 degrees 12 to 15 minutes.

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About Persimmon Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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