Persimmon Cookies

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virginia duncan

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@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.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

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Cook:
15 Min
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

How to Make Persimmon Cookies

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.

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About Persimmon Cookies

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



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