Two Chocolate Persimmon Cookies
          Neighbor, Edith Bell

2  c  flour
1  t  cinnamon
1/4  t  salt
1/3  c  cocoa

1/2  c  white sugar
1/2  c  brown sugar
1/2  c butter/margarine

1         egg
1  t  orange peel
1  t  vanilla

1  c persimmon pulp
1  t  baking soda

1/2  c  nuts,  chopped (I use our spiced pecans on our web site)
1  c  chocolate chips

                 Preheat oven to 375

1.  Combine Flour cinnamon salt and cocoa in a bowl and set aside
2.  Cream sugars and butter. Add egg, orange peel, vanilla a nd beat well.
3.  Beat in persimmon pulp and soda. Add flour mixture, nuts and chocolate chips.
4.  Bake on greased cookie sheet about 12 to 15 minutes.