Persimmon Cookies

Family recipe from Rod and Velda Pomp at Ciera Farms. Veldas mother entered this recipe in the 1940s Kansas State Fair!

Ingredients:

1/2 cup oil

1 cup sugar

1 egg

1 cup persimmon pulp

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon clove

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

2 cups flour

1 cup nuts, raisins, and dates

How to Make:

Cream the oil, sugar, egg, pulp and baking soda.

Sift in flour and spices. Add the nuts, raisins and dates to the mixture. Drop from the spoon onto a greased cookie sheet.

Cook in the oven at 350 degrees for 18 to 20 minutes.