Soft Pineapple Cookies

Kathie Carr

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@kathiecc

These cookies are soft and fruity. Whenever I take them to a dinner or church event they always disappear.

The recipe is an old one that has been used by many family membes. I really can't tell you where it originated.


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Serves:
3 dozen cookies
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

COOKIES:

1/2 c
crisco or shortening
1 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1 large
egg
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 can(s)
(8 ounces) crushed pineapple
2 c
all purpose flour
1 1/2 tsp
baking powder
1/4 tsp
baking soda
1 pinch
salt

OPTIONAL FROSTING:

2 c
powdered sugar
1 Tbsp
soft butter
just enough water to make a thin frosting

Step-By-Step

1Preheat the oven to 325 degrees. Grease cookie sheets.

In a large bowl, cream together the shortening and sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg, beat well, then stir in the vanilla and pineapple.

In a separate bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Gradually stir the flour mixture into the creamed mixture.

Drop by rounded spoon fulls onto the prepared cookie sheets.

2Bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.

OPTIONAL FROSTING: Stir together ingredients adding water slowly until a thin frosting is achieved. Spread over cooled cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies