Perfect Persimmon Cookies

Perfect Persimmon Cookies

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Persimmons are great to bake with because they're naturally sweet – like figs or dates.

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Ingredients

  • 1 C. sugar
  • 1/2 C. shortening
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 C. persimmon pulp
  • 2 C. flour
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp. cloves
  • 1/8 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1 C. chopped nuts

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Directions

Cream 1/2 C. sugar with shortening. Mix remaining sugar with egg; add to creamed mixture. Dissolve baking soda in persimmon pulp; beat into sugar mixture. Combine dry ingredients; add to persimmon mixture. Mix in nuts. Drop from spoon onto baking sheet. Bake at 375 degrees for 10-15 minutes.

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