Pineapple Coconut Cookies / Cream Cheese Frosting

Cassie *

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@1lovetocook1x

I loved messing with these cookies...I added a lil of this and a lil of that as I went along...they turned out scrumptious! Hope you enjoy...

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Serves:
made 32 nice sized cookies
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 c
crisco shortening
1 tsp
pineapple extract
1 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
sugar
2
eggs
1 - 20 oz
can, crushed pineapple drained - reserve 2 tablespoons
3 1/2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
lemon juice
1 c
flaked coconut

FROSTING

3 c
confectioners' sugar
4 oz
cream cheese, softened
2 Tbsp
butter, softened
2 Tbsp
reserved pineapple
1 tsp
lemon juice
3 Tbsp
milk
4 - drops
yellow food coloring ( optional )
crushed pecans ( optional )

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

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2In a large bowl; cream together the crisco, sugar, salt and extract. Beat till fluffy and well mixed.

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3Add the eggs and pineapple, mix till blended well.

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4Add the flour, lemon juice and soda; mix until all is well incorporated. Stir in the coconut.

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5Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet. ( Can make smaller, just adjust the baking time.)

Bake for 10 - 12 minutes.

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6Remove from sheet after a few minutes onto racks to cool.

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7Frosting:

In a bowl, mix sugar, extract, juice, cream cheese, pineapple, food coloring and milk. Add more milk if too thick.

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8Slather the frosting onto the cookie tops..now, decorate as desired or leave as is. I enjoyed dressing mine up a bit....enjoy these moist delicious cookies.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American