Hawaiian Dreams

Hawaiian Dreams Recipe

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Cynthia Thornlow


I wanted a faster way to make my fruitcake, so I made them into cookies! Look for the Chocolate Fruitcake Cookie too.

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3.5 dozen


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1 (4oz) pkg
dried mangos (mariani) cut up
2 Tbsp
pineapple rum
1/3 c
pineapple juice
1 (20oz) can(s)
pineapple tidbits, drained
1 c
butter, soft
1 c
white sugar
1 c
drk brown sugar, packed
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 tsp
coconut flavoring
5 c
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1 tsp
2 tsp
freshly grated nutmeg
2 c
coconut, flaked, packed in cup
1 (12) pkg
macadamia nuts, chopped
1 pkg
white chocolate chips
1 small bottle
with squrit/mist top filled with pineapple rum

How to Make Hawaiian Dreams


  • 1Mix the cut up mango, rum and pineapple juice in a small bowl, cover. Microwave for 5 min. stir and cover again and set aside until cool.
  • 2With a mixer cream butter and both sugars. Add the eggs one at a time. Then add in the vanilla and coconut flavoring.
  • 3In a large bowl mix all the dry ingredients together with a whisk. Then carefully a cup at a time add to creamed butter/sugar mixture. Batter will be very stiff.
  • 4Add all the fruit: mangos, pineapple tidbits, cocount, macadamin nuts, and chips to the mixture on low speed until combined.
  • 5Using a cookie scoop or a spoon, trying to keep each amount the same size. Place dough on a parchment lined cookie sheet, 12 to a pan. Bake 18 min at 375*. Let cool on pan for 10 min. then remove to wire rack and mist with more of the pineapple rum.
  • 6After these are cool, you will need to store them in a plastic container with lid and put them in your refrigerator, like fruitcake they taste better with age, you just don't have to wait 3 weeks before trying them.

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Course/Dish: Cookies

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