Persimmon Cookies

Persimmon Cookies

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cups mashed persimmon pulp
  • 4 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 2 1/2 cups nuts

Directions

Preheat oven to 300° F. Cream shortening and sugar. Mix eggs and pulp, then add to sugar mixture. Mix dry ingredients and add to pulp, then add to sugar mixture. Mix dry ingredients and add to pulp mixture. Add nuts. Drop onto cookie sheet. Bake 20 minutes at 300° F.