As of March 2015, "Persimmon Cookies" from Food.com, "Persimmon Cookies" from AllRecipes.com and "Persimmon Cookies II" from AllRecipes.com all have average ratings of over 4.5 stars on a 5 star scale. Each of the recipes has been scored by many users.
"Persimmon Cookies" from Food.com was an award-winning recipe in a holiday baking competition in Indianapolis in 2005. It features raisins and nuts and uses shortening as the fat. The recipe directs the cook to cream the sugar and shortening before adding persimmon puree and egg. It suggests sifting together the dry ingredients, including the spices. These cookies are spiced with cloves, cinnamon and nutmeg. After baking the cookies, the recipe recommends dipping them in powdered sugar.
"Persimmon Cookies" from AllRecipes.com uses a very similar ingredient list, but with less sugar and salt and the addition of baking powder. The recipe suggests serving these cookies plain after baking them for 12 to 15 minutes.
"Persimmon Cookies II" from AllRecipes.com calls for butter as the fat and requires a full teaspoon of cinnamon. The recipe specifies the quantity of persimmon required in terms of whole persimmons instead of volume, suggesting two ripe persimmons. These cookies feature walnuts throughout and the recipe suggests baking them on a greased or line baking sheet at 375 degrees.