• Cooking Time: 12 to 15
  • Servings: 36
  • Preparation Time: 10


I wanted to make some cookies with pineapple, but I hadn't done it before.

I kept looking and looking for a good, worthy receip. I found one, decided to try it and made a couple of changes. The cookies came out wonderful! I took them to a public talk, that my mother was ushering at, at at least one person asked me for the recipe, after the talk ended.


  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup sugar (organic works fine)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup crushed pineapple, drained (save the juice for another use)
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 bag coconut flakes
  • 1+ large tube decorator icing


  • a. Preheat oven to 375 f; Using an electric mixer, cream the shortening
  • and the sugar. Beat in egg, vanilla and pineapple.
  • b. sift flour, baking soda and salt together, and gradually add to the creamed
  • mixture. Drop by teasoons on an ungreased cookie sheet, flattening each cookie slightly with fingers.
  • c. Bake 12 to 15 minutes, and remove from oven; after 3 minutes, remove
  • cookies from the cookie sheets to a rack or towel.
  • d. Using the tube of icing, make some thin lines on each cooled cookie,
  • and gently press some coconut flakes onto each cookie. Then. if you want to, add a piece of dry pineapple, mango or pappiya.
  • notation/tip: You can forgo the last part (Instruction d) but the cookies are the best, with the coconut on top. The dry fruit makes them even more attractive and good!

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