~ Pineapple Nut Cookies ~

Cassie *

By
@1lovetocook1x

Another favorite that we made every Christmas. They freeze well too. A simple confectioners' glaze can be used on these cookies or a heavier frosting. I made a pineapple glaze this time, so as not to waste the leftover pineapple from the cookies. These cookies are even better the next day!


Enjoy!


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Serves:

30

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

5 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp
salt
1/2 c
softened butter or shortening
1/2 c
each - brown sugar & granulated sugar
1 - 20 oz
crushed pineapple - drained - save some juice if making glaze
1/4 tsp
nutmeg
1
egg
1 tsp
vanilla or pineapple extract
3/4 c
chopped nuts - your choice

PINEAPPLE GLAZE

1 1/2 - 2 c
confectioners' sugar
1/8 c
pineapple juice
leftover
pineapple from cookies
1 Tbsp
butter, softened
pinch
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degree F. Lightly grease baking sheet or line with parchment paper as I did.

Sift the dry ingredients together. Set aside.

Cream sugars and shortening, add egg and beat in well. Beat in vanilla and 1 cup pineapple.

Now add flour mixture beating well after each addition. Mix in the nuts.
2
Drop by teaspoonfuls on prepared sheet.
3
Bake for 8 - 10 minutes or until just beginning to golden around edges. I always remove from oven when they look like they're not quite done on the top, this insures they aren't over baked. Cool on rack.
4
Mix glaze ingredients in a bowl. Add more or less sugar, depending on your preference in thickness.
5
I glaze while still warm, then go back and add a little more glaze later. You can use a simple confectioner's sugar glaze without the pineapple or a whipped frosting, such as cream cheese. I've made the cream cheese before and added some pineapple to it.

Freeze well. Keep in an air tight container.

Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy