These persimmon cookies are moist, light and wonderfully sweet!
2 ripe persimmons, pureed
1 cup white sugar
½ cup butter
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon ground cloves
½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
½ teaspoon salt
1 cup chopped walnuts
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Lightly grease or line one baking sheet with parchment paper.
Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, cloves, nutmeg and salt.
Cream the butter or margarine with the sugar. Beat in the egg and persimmons. Add the flour mixture and mix until combined, stir in the chopped nuts. Drop by teaspoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto the prepared baking sheet.
Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 12 to 15 minutes.