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Persimmon Raisin Cookies

Persimmon Raisin Cookies

  • Prep

    20 m
  • Cook

    12 m
  • Ready In

    32 m
Lisa

Lisa

This is a spicy cookie that's Mmmm, Mmmm Good! It's hard to get fresh persimmons these days, but if you have them, this is a great recipe. It's an original handed down to me by old/ancient relatives, and over 170 years old. These cookies also freeze well. Have fun!

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  • Calories:
  • 148 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 5.9 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 23.3g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 7 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 84 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease two baking sheets.
  2. Cream the sugar and shortening together in a large mixing bowl until light and fluffy. Beat in the eggs, one at a time. Stir in the flour, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, and nutmeg, blending thoroughly. Mix in the persimmon pulp, raisin paste, and walnuts. Drop by spoonfuls onto prepared cookies sheets, and spread out slightly.
  3. Bake in preheated oven until cookie top springs back when touched, 12 to 15 minutes. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.
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Reviews

Dawn
81

Dawn

12/9/2009

The cookies were great! My husband totally ate three before they cooled off. I changed the recipe just a little by putting 3 cups of flour instead of 4 cups and used raisins instead of the paste. They are a keeper and will make them again .

Kathleen
19

Kathleen

12/17/2009

Great cookie for adults and children

jcab09
17

jcab09

2/22/2012

WHOA! Making my own raisin paste in the blender was totally worth it! These things are the bomb--their consistency reminds me of my recipe for pumpkin cookies, but the flavor is totally different--sweet, fruity and I love it! I substituted the shortening w/ 1/2 coconut oil half vegan butter and it worked out fine. Great way to use my persimmons that were getting old :) thx!

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