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This recipe for YUMMY PERSIMMON COOKIES, by , is from Pace Holiday Cookbook 2020, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We'll help you start your own personal cookbook! It's easy and fun. Click here to start your own cookbook!

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2 ripe persimmons, pureed (the soft squishy larger persimmon, not the hard, flat round ones)
1 teaspoon baking soda
2 cups all-purpose flour
˝ teaspoon ground cinnamon
˝ teaspoon ground cloves
˝ teaspoon ground nutmeg
˝ teaspoon salt
1 egg
1 cup white sugar
˝ cup butter
1 cup raisins
1 cup chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

Dissolve baking soda in persimmon pulp and set aside.

Sift flour, spices and salt together, set aside.

Cream together butter or margarine and sugar until fluffy, beat in egg and persimmon. Stir in dry ingredients. Stir in nuts and raisins.

Drop by teaspoonful’s onto greased cookie sheet. Bake for 15 minutes.

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