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Holiday Persimmon Cookies
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These cookies are sweet with a hint of spice.
|1 cup persimmon pulp, from 3 persimmons|
|1 cup raisins|
|1 teaspoon cinnamon|
|1/2 cup unsalted butter|
|2 cups flour|
|1/2 teaspoon ground cloves|
|1 cup sugar|
|1 teaspoon vanilla extract|
|1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg|
|1 teaspoon baking soda|
|1/2 teaspoon salt|
|For Orange Glaze|
|1 teaspoon orange zest|
|2 cups powdered sugar|
|1/4 cup fresh orange juice|
- Preheat oven to 350° F. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
- Whisk together cinnamon, flour, cloves, nutmeg, baking soda and salt in a mixing bowl.
- In a separate bowl, stir and cream together sugar and butter. Beat in persimmon pulp, vanilla extract and the egg. Once mixed, add flour mixture and stir until combined. Fold in raisins.
- Scoop out equal amounts of batter to make 36 cookies. Arrange cookie dough scoops on baking sheet. Place in oven and bake for 12-14 minutes. Cookies should have light golden brown edges.
- Remove from oven and let cool on rack.
- As cookies cool, whisk together orange zest, powdered sugar and orange juice in a mixing bowl.
- Drizzle glaze over cookies and enjoy.
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