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Frosted Pineapple Cookies Recipe

Frosted Pineapple Cookies Recipe

These are the best pineapple cookies—sweet and moist with real tropical flavor. Because they are unique and look so pretty, these cookies are a hit whenever I serve them. People can't seem to eat just one! —Mary DeVoe, Bradenton, Florida
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 20 min./batch + cooling YIELD:36 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar

Directions

  • 1. Drain pineapple, reserving 3 tablespoons juice. Set pineapple aside; set juice aside for frosting. In a large bowl, cream shortening and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg. Add pineapple and vanilla; mix well. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; stir into the creamed mixture.
  • 2. Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake at 325° for 17-20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  • 3. For frosting, in a small bowl, combine confectioners' sugar with enough of the reserved pineapple juice to achieve a smooth spreading consistency. Frost cooled cookies. Yield: 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 each) equals 98 calories, 3 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 6 mg cholesterol, 46 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.