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Persimmon Cookies
Persimmon Cookies
1-1/2 cups brown sugar
1/2 cup butter at room temperature
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 eggs
3/4 cup persimmon puree
2-3/4 cups flour
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. cloves
1 cup walnuts chopped
Brown Sugar Frosting (recipe follows)
Prep time: 15 minutes, Cook time: 10 to 12 minutes

Preheat oven to 375°F. Cream brown sugar,
butter, vanilla and eggs in a large bowl. Add persimmon puree, stirring until blended. Stir together dry ingredients in a separate bowl; add to persimmon mixture, stirring just until flour is incorporated. Stir in nuts. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies spring back when lightly touched in center. Let cool on baking racks before frosting. Brown Sugar Frosting: Cream 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar, 1/4 cup brown sugar and 1/4 cup softened butter in a medium bowl. Add about 2-1/2 tbsp. half-and-half and beat until smooth and spreadable.

Makes about 3 dozen cookies.
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