Persimmon Bars

Persimmon Bars


"Persimmon bars as done by my husband's grandmother for years. A family holiday favorite. Sweet frosting tops these delicious cakes."


30 m servings 371 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 371 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 16.4 g
  • 25%
  • Carbs:
  • 55.4g
  • 18%
  • Protein:
  • 4.1 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 16 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 307 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Lightly grease a 10x15 inch jelly roll pan.
  2. In a small bowl, stir together persimmon pulp and baking soda; set aside. In a separate bowl, mix together egg, white sugar, vegetable oil and raisins.
  3. In a large bowl, stir together flour cinnamon, nutmeg, salt and cloves. Stir persimmon mixture and egg mixture into the dry ingredients. Fold in walnuts. Spread batter into prepared pan.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 20 minutes. Meanwhile, combine confectioners' sugar and lemon juice. Stir until sugar is dissolved. Remove bars from oven and spread with glaze.
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  1. 35 Ratings


The bars are great: moist, chewy and good. Here are the changes I recommend: melted butter, not oil; using more persimmon, 3 ripe persimmons instead of 2 and/or adding some shredded Fuyu (the li...

Great recipe! I followed one reviewer's suggestion of adding an extra persimmon, skipping the cloves and using butter instead of oil. (I made an additional modification and mixed in 1 tsp of pur...

Excellent! I went with melted butter, 1 tsp vanilla, 2 tbsp cinnamon, 1 tbsp allspice, 1 tsp ginger. I used pecans and golden raisins, then topped w/ cream cheese frosting. Everyone loved them!

This was the first time I have cooked with persimmons and I was pleasantly surprised. I left out the raisins because I don't care for them, but it was still very delicious!

A wonderful recipe! I made it just as it stated and they are great. Thank you for sharing!

I have made persimmon cookies for many years and I have a great recipe; but now I am so busy so I looked for a bar recipe and honestly my husband and I both said the bars are delicious! Thank yo...

I make this in the fall from our home-grown persimmons and everyone asks for the recipe. It's quicker than cookies and turns out great every time. I make 1 1/2 batches to fit in a my larger je...

not really "bars", more like a bread

These are really good! I left out the nutmeg and cloves because I don't care for the taste. I had to double up on the glaze also.