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Chewy persimmon and ginger cookies recipe

Poh shares a delicious treat, blending the unique flavours of persimmons, pecans and mixed spices

Serves: 35

Ingredients

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What to do

  • 1. Preheat oven to 180ºC or 170ºC fan forced.

  • 2. With an electric cake mixer, beat butter, sugar and salt until pale and fluffy. Add egg and beat until combined. Add persimmon puree and mix with a wooden spoon until combined.

  • 3. Add flour, baking powder, ginger, cinnamon, cloves and nutmeg, and mix with a wooden spoon until combined.

  • 4. Add raisins or currants and nuts, and mix until combined.

  • 5. Drop teaspoons full of the batter onto a baking tray lined with parchment and bake for 15-20 minutes.

  • 6. Cool on a wire rack before storing in an airtight container.

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    This recipe was created by Poh Ling Yeow for Persimmons Australia. For more information, ideas and recipes visit persimmonsaustralia.com.au

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