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


  • 1 c
    crisco shortening
  • 1 tsp
    pineapple extract
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 2
  • 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


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.
  2. In a large bowl; cream together the crisco, sugar, salt and extract. Beat till fluffy and well mixed.
  3. Add the eggs and pineapple, mix till blended well.
  4. Add the flour, lemon juice and soda; mix until all is well incorporated. Stir in the coconut.
  5. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet. ( Can make smaller, just adjust the baking time.)

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

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