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Pineapple Chocolate Chip Cookies

 Pineapple Chocolate Chip Cookies
These cookies are always popular at bake sales. I sometimes use 1 cup of coconut instead of the chopped walnuts.
54 ServingsPrep: 10 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 cans (8 ounces each) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (6 ounces) semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts, optional

Directions

  • In a bowl, cream shortening and sugars. Add eggs, one at a time,
  • beating well after each addition. Beat in pineapple and vanilla.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt; gradually
  • add to creamed mixture. Stir in chocolate chips and walnuts if
  • desired.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking
  • sheets. Press down lightly. Bake at 375° for 10-12 minutes or
  • until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about
  • 4-1/2 dozen.

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Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 116 calories, 5 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 88 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.