Persimmon Cookies

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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.


1 cup Persimmon pulp
1 teaspoon Baking soda (sprinkled over
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


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

Cook's Notes: