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Persimmon Cookies



Persimmon Cookies
Number of Servings: 10 or more Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: less than 15 minutes Source: Shirley Wu
Food Groups: Fruits, Grains, Protein
Holiday: July 4th, Christmas
Meal Type: Snack, Dessert
Origin: American

These would be great with a nice cup of tea or coffee.

Ingredients:

1 cup Persimmon pulp
1 teaspoon Baking soda (sprinkled over
pulp)
1 cup Sugar
1/2 cup Shortening or butter
1 Egg, beaten
2 cups Flour
1 cup Walnuts, chopped
1 cup Raisins
1 teaspoon Cinnamon
1 teaspoon Clove
1/2 teaspoon Nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon salt (omit if using salted
butter)

Preparation:

Beat thoroughly the persimmon pulp, baking soda, sugar and shortening until creamy. Add egg, flour, sifted spices, nuts and rasins. Drop by spoonfuls onto greased baking sheet.
Bake in 375* F. oven from 12-15 minutes.
Makes about 3 dozen cookies.


Nutrient Information
Calories: 111
Total Fat: 5 g
Saturated Fat: 2 g
Polyunsaturated Fat: 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 185 mg
Carbohydrates: 16 g
Protein: 2 g
Fiber: 1 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 3 mg
Iron:

Cook's Notes: