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Pineapple Delights

 Pineapple Delights
When I was stationed in Germany, my mother would often send these tropical-tasting cookies to me. The recipe is special because it came from my grandmother. Now my wife and daughter are carrying on the tradition.
42 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 can (8 ounces) unsweetened crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 cup chopped maraschino cherries

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add
  • the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in
  • vanilla. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt;
  • gradually add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in the
  • pineapple, walnuts and cherries.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking
  • sheets. Bake at 425° for 7-9 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 7 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 147 calories,

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Pineapple Delights (continued)

Nutritional Facts: 6 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 22 mg cholesterol, 112 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.