Pineapple Coconut Cookies / Cream Cheese Frosting

Cassie *

By
@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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Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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.
2In a large bowl; cream together the crisco, sugar, salt and extract. Beat till fluffy and well mixed.
3Add the eggs and pineapple, mix till blended well.
4Add the flour, lemon juice and soda; mix until all is well incorporated. Stir in the coconut.
5Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet. ( Can make smaller, just adjust the baking time.)

Bake for 10 - 12 minutes.
6Remove from sheet after a few minutes onto racks to cool.
7Frosting:

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