*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         Persimmon Orange Delights
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  cup           butter or margarine
    1      cup           brown sugar -- firmly packed
    2                    eggs
    1      cup           persimmon pulp
    1      tablespoon    orange rind -- grated
      1/2  cup           orange juice
    2 1/2  cups          flour
    1      teaspoon      baking soda
      3/4  teaspoon      baking powder
    1      teaspoon      cinnamon
      1/2  teaspoon      nutmeg
      1/2  teaspoon      mace or cloves
      1/2  teaspoon      salt
    1      cup           nuts -- coarsely chopped
    1      cup           raisins
 
 Cream butter and sugar lightly, then add next four ingredients.  Measure
 flour and add soda, baking powder, spices and salt.  Stir once together
 then add to first mixture.  Fold in nuts and raisins.
 
 To make Drop cookies, drop by teaspoon on greased cookie sheet.  Bake at
 375 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes.
 
 To make persimmon brownies, pour into a 13 x 9 inch greased pan.  Bake at
 350 degrees for 20 to 30 minutes or until brownies start to leave sides
 of pan.  Cut in squares and serve a la mode with ice cream or sweetened
 whipped cream sprinkled with grated orange rind.
 
 Makes 3 dozen drop cookies, or 12 squares.
 
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