Pineapple Macadamia Cookie Cake

Pat Duran

By
@kitchenChatter

This is another of my cookie/cake recipes. I hope you like this one..was very favorable at the church buffet. Many recipe copies were given out.
This cake is chuck full of pineapple flavor and cherries;with a white chocolate icing.


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Serves:

10

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

COOKIE

1 pkg
white chip macadamia nut cookie dough, room temperature

CAKE

18 oz
pkg. pineapple cake mix or yellow cake mix
1/3 c
vegetable oil
3 large
eggs, room temperature
1 1/4 c
water

FILLING

1/2 c
chopped and patted dry, maraschino cherries
1/2 c
(8 oz. can)crushed pineapple well drained and patted dry.
2/3 c
mini marshmallows

ICING

1/3 c
vanilla or white chocolate chips
1/3 c
mini marshmallow ,melted with 1 teas. butter
1/2 c
powdered sugar-more or less as needed
1 to 3 Tbsp
water as needed

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 350^. Spray bundt pan lightly with non- stick oil.
Cookie:
Press and pat cookie dough in prepared bundt pan; up sides, bottom and center post evenly.(don't worry if you see a few small holes or it doesn't go to the top edge of pan).Place bundt pan in freezer while mixing cake batter.
2
Cake:
Mix together cake ingredients listed above; not the ones on the box. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed; scraping bottom and sides down. Remove 2 cups of the batter and set aside.
Remove pan from freezer and pour cake batter into cookie bundt pan(except the 2 cups you set aside).
3
Sprinkle the cherries evenly over batter; then spoon the marshmallow creme around; then the pineapple on the marshmallow.
4
Pour the remaining 2 cups of batter over all evenly.
Bake for 56 to 60 minutes. Test for doneness with a toothpick.
Remove from oven and cool in the pan for 30 minutes.
5
Remove from pan(you may have to loosen a bit) and invert onto serving plate.
6
Icing:
Melt the white chocolate in microwave for 30 seconds stir and add the butter and microwave for 10 more seconds,stir until smooth. Add the remaining marshmallow creme and powdered sugar and enough water to make a smooth and creme icing.
Pour over warm cake. Trim with pieces of cherry.
7
Cool cake completely before cutting. Great with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.
8
Frosted.
NOTE:
If desired add the cherries and the pineapple to the batter; and olny put the marshmallow creme in the center.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy