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Sunshine Pineapple Cookies Recipe

Sunshine Pineapple Cookies

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Original recipe makes 3 dozen Change Servings


  1. Cream together butter or margarine, sugar, egg, and vanilla.
  2. Add crushed pineapple with juice and chopped pecans. Sift together flour with salt, nutmeg and baking soda.
  3. Drop by tablespoonfuls (if there is any left at this point) onto greased cookie sheet 2 1/2 inches apart. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) 10-15 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Cool.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Apr 25, 2007

This is a soft buttery cookie and very tasty. The second time I baked these I substituted orange extract for the vanilla and used canned mandarin oranges instead of pineapple. Yummy!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Aug 29, 2002

Hi, I tried this recipe today. BUT was so disappointed with the result!! Even after baking it for double the time, it still sticks to my mouth. I followed the recipe exactly............but the result was POOR! Roopa


16 Ratings

Feb 19, 2007

Despite the mixed reviews, these cookies turned out very good! Very moist, and cake-like. I put in 1/2 cup coconut and omitted the nuts. I baked them at 350 for 11 min. I yield 4 1/2 dozen.

Sep 22, 2009

I just made these cookies and they turned out very well. I put a little butter cream frosting on them and they were a real hit.. Very fluffy and not too sweet! Great!! I will definately make them again.

May 07, 2008

very bland in flavor, weird texture. will not make again.

Aug 29, 2002

The cookies were very good. They were moist and had a very mild flavor. I added a 1/2 cup of coconut, it added a little more texture. Also a great base recipe for your family's favorite add- ins.

Aug 29, 2002

these were simple to make and delicious. Very moist.

Dec 06, 2010

These are a bit plain--you can't taste the pineapple too much, so probably a bit better wtih an icing or something to pop up the flavor. They are easy, and they spread, so give yourself a bit of space between cookies. The dough is more like a batter, which makes me wonder if they'd be good muffins, perhaps with some coconut and macadamia nuts tossed in. All in all, I think I'd experiment a bit more to make them a bit better. Thanks for the recipe!


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  • Calories
  • 146 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 20.4 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Fat
  • 6.5 g
  • 10%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 106 mg
  • 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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