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                       Mrs. Jost’s Persimmon Cookies
 
 Recipe By     : Los Angeles Times
 Serving Size  : 24   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      Cup           sugar
      1/2  Cup           Butter
    1                    Egg
    2      Cups          Flour
    1      Teaspoon      Ground Nutmeg
      1/2  Teaspoon      Ground Cinnamon
      1/2  Teaspoon      ground cloves
    1      Cup           walnuts -- chopped
      1/2  Cup           raisins -- optional
    1      Cup           pureed persimmon pulp
    1      Teaspoon      baking soda
 
     Cream sugar and butter together. Beat in egg. In bowl sift flour,
 nutmeg, cinnamon and cloves together. Stir in nuts and raisins. Puree
 persimmon pulp until smooth and stir in baking soda. Add persimmon
 mixture and dry ingredients alternately to creamed butter and sugar
 mixture, mixing well after each addition. Drop batter by heaping
 teaspoons on greased baking sheet. Bake at 350 degrees 15 minutes. Makes
 about 2 dozen cookies. Copyright Los Angeles Times
 
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