Glazed Persimmon BarsPersimmons are a brightly colored, glossy orange red skinned fruit. It’s an excellent source of…
Glazed Persimmon Bars
1 cup mashed ripe persimmon pulp 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 egg 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon juice 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves, optional 1-1/2 cups chopped dates or raisins 1 cup chopped nuts GLAZE: 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 2 tablespoons lemon juice
In a large bowl, combine the persimmon, sugar, oil, egg and lemon juice.
Combine the flour, baking soda, salt and spices; add to sugar mixture.
Stir in dates and nuts.
Spread into a greased 15x10x1-in.
Bake at 350° for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
Cool in pan on a wire rack.
Combine glaze ingredients; spread over bars.
Nutrition Facts 1 each:
- 99 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 77mg sodium, 16g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.