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Persimmon Cookies

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Introduction

This is an old recipe that I've been using for years. It makes a wonderful cookie. :-)

Ingredients

Serves: 24

  • 125 millilitres brown sugar
  • 125 millilitres granulated sugar
  • 125 millilitres margarine (or butter, creamed)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 250 millilitres persimmons (pulp only)
  • 500 millilitres sifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • 250 millilitres chopped nuts
  • 250 millilitres chopped dates

Method

Persimmon Cookies is a community recipe submitted by Lea and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Cream together the margarine or butter and the sugar. Mix in the egg, vanilla, and the persimmon pulp.
  • In a large bowl, combine the sifted flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, and nutmeg.
  • Add the persimmon mixture into the dry and stir to combine. Add the chopped nuts and dates to the batter and gently mix to incorporate all of the ingredients.
  • Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls on to a cookie sheet that has been lightly greased, or use a Silpat baking mat.
  • Bake at 350 F for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Tell us what you think