Great Grandma Johnson's Pineapple Drop Cookies

Fran Murray


These cookies are wonderfully moist and delicious! My Grandmother made the best cookies and these are some of my favorites. These need to be eaten within a couple days or they loose their moistness (I don't think they'll last that long in your house anyway!).


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3 to 4 dozen
15 Min
10 Min


  • 1/2 c
    butter, unsalted
  • 1/2 c
    crisco shortening
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    brown sugar, lightly packed
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 Tbsp
    hot water
  • 4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 large
    eggs, beaten
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 c
    broken nuts (optional)
  • 8 oz
    can crushed pineapple

How to Make Great Grandma Johnson's Pineapple Drop Cookies


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Cream the butter and shortening. Add sugar, baking soda, and hot water. Then add the beaten eggs. Stir in salt, vanilla and broken nuts (if using). Add crushed pineapple; mix in flour.
  3. Drop onto ungreased cookie sheet, a teaspoon at a time. Cook at 375 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes. Cool on wire rack.

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About Great Grandma Johnson's Pineapple Drop Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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