Cookie Recipes Using Pineapple

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Pineapple's sweet tropical taste is great for all kinds of baking, including cookies and cakes. Canned pineapple is available in all varieties including crushed, chunks, and rings. These cookie recipes use both crushed pinapple and candied pineapple.

Crushed Pineapple Sugar Cookies

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 No. 2 can crushed pineapple, drained

Cream the shortening and sugars together until creamy. Add in the eggs, scraping the bottom of the bowl well after each addition. Add pineapple and vanilla. Add in the dry ingredients. Drop by spoonfuls onto a silicone lined cookie sheet, and bake in a preheated 350 degree oven for about 12 to 15 minutes, or until lightly browned around the edges.

Bourbon Fruit Cake Cookies with Candied Pineapple

  • 1 lb. golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup bourbon
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cloves
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1 lb. chopped pecans
  • 1 lb. chopped candied cherries
  • 1/2 lb. chopped candied pineapple

Soak the raisins in the bourbon for about an hour. Cream the sugar and butter, and add in the eggs. Add in the flour, baking soda, and the spices, and mix until combined. Stir in the chopped pecans, and candied cherries and pineapple. Drop by spoonfuls on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake in a preheated 325 degree oven for about 12 to 15 minutes or until they are done to desired crispness.

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