Real Recipes From Real Home Cooks ®

hawaiian dreams

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Cynthia Thornlow
Palmer, AK

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

(1 rating)
yield 3 .5 dozen

Ingredients For hawaiian dreams

  • 1 (4oz) pkg
    dried mangos (mariani) cut up
  • 2 Tbsp
    pineapple rum
  • 1/3 c
    pineapple juice
  • 1 (20oz) can
    pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1 c
    butter, soft
  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 1 c
    drk brown sugar, packed
  • 2
  • 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

  • 1
    Mix 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.
  • 2
    With a mixer cream butter and both sugars. Add the eggs one at a time. Then add in the vanilla and coconut flavoring.
  • 3
    In 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.
  • 4
    Add all the fruit: mangos, pineapple tidbits, cocount, macadamin nuts, and chips to the mixture on low speed until combined.
  • 5
    Using 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.
  • 6
    After 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.

Categories & Tags for Hawaiian Dreams: