Pineapple Coconut Cookies / Cream Cheese Frosting

Cassie *


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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made 32 nice sized cookies
15 Min
10 Min


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


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

How to Make Pineapple Coconut Cookies / Cream Cheese Frosting


  • 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, decorate as desired or leave as is. I enjoyed dressing mine up a bit....enjoy these moist delicious cookies.

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About Pineapple Coconut Cookies / Cream Cheese Frosting

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

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