Sunday, November 28, 2010

Persimmon Cookie Recipe

Here is an old family recipe going back 4 generations, for Persimmon cookies. They are so fabulous, even my two darling grandchildren love them.

Persimmon Cookies
from Yolanda Carli-(Frank's mother who got it from her great Aunt Marie)
2 Cups Persimmon Pulp
2 Teaspoon Baking Soda (add soda
to pulp)

2 Cups Sugar
1 Cup Butter or shortening (cream
sugar & shortening)

2 Eggs (add beaten eggs and mix
in sugar mixture, then add
persimmon mix to sugar mixture
and mix well)

4 Cups Flour
1 Teaspoon each of: Salt,
Cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg (or

Sift dry ingredients, add to sugar
mixture and mix well.

2 Cups Walnuts
2 Cups Raisins
Mix and drop by spoon on greased
cookie sheets

Bake at 350°F for 10 - 12 minutes

You can easily double this recipe

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