Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is another family recipe handed down through the generations. This recipe calls for dates instead of raisins which is nice for those who don't care for raisins. This is a nice spice cookie perfect for fall baking.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Cream together the sugar and Crisco.
  3. Add egg, vanilla and persimmon pulp until well blended.
  4. Sift dry ingredients together and add slowly to the wet ingredients just until mixed well.
  5. Fold in the dates and nuts.
  6. Spoon out on greased cookie sheets and bake for 12 to 15 minutes.

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