Saturday, December 19, 2009

Ishta Cashew Cookies

As promised, here’s the recipe for the Ishta Cashew Cookies I made the other day. I based it on a persimmon cookie recipe from Brad’s grandmother and it translated very nicely!
Ishta Cashew Cookies
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup sugar
1 cup Ishta fruit, squished (approx. 1 fruit)
2 cups flour
1 egg beaten
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1 cup cashews (chopped)
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp vanilla
Cream together shortening and sugar
Sift and measure flour, salt, cinnamon, and baking soda
Add beaten egg and vanilla to ishta fruit
Combine dry ingredients and sugar mixture, then mix in pulp and egg.
Add nuts
Mix well, then drop by the tablespoon on a greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 375F for 8-12 minutes.


junglemama said...

Sounds interesting! I just tried Pine Nuts the other day-- the cookies and they were fabulous!

junglemama said...

I meant Pepper Nuts!