Pineapple Cookies III

Pineapple Cookies III

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"Old recipe from my grandmother."
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Ingredients

servings 107 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 107 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 4.1 g
  • 6%
  • Carbs:
  • 16.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 90 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Cream brown sugar, white sugar, shortening, and salt. Stir in egg.
  2. Sift together 2 cups flour, baking soda and baking powder. Stir into sugar mixture and mix well. Add pineapple, chopped nuts (optional) and vanilla. Mix well.
  3. Drop by teaspoonfuls on greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees F (180 degrees C) for 8 - 10 minutes. Frost when cooled.
  4. To Make Frosting: Mix confectioners' sugar, orange juice, and grated orange rind. Mix together until smooth and drizzle on cooled cookies.

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Most helpful positive review

So yummy! I agree that they needed more pineapple flavor, so I added an extra 1/2 cup and 1/2 cup of flour to make up for the extra moister. I also added an extra 1/4 cup brown sugar. Instead of...

Most helpful critical review

These are a great cookie, but you have to be in the right mood. They are very cake-y, which can be great, as long as that's what you're expecting. I served these with homemade bluberry ice cre...

So yummy! I agree that they needed more pineapple flavor, so I added an extra 1/2 cup and 1/2 cup of flour to make up for the extra moister. I also added an extra 1/4 cup brown sugar. Instead of...

These were terrific! The cookie is very light, soft, and not overly sweet. They are great without the glaze as well. Having only pineapple chunks, I put some of the pineapple with a little of...

The cookie had great texture and fairly good taste. There seemed to have a slight taste of the baking soda. However, when you use a glaze you don't notice the hint of baking soda taste. I act...

I wanted to see how these would turn out before using the advice of other reviewers, and yes, next time I WILL heed their advice and add more pineapple juice and some quick-cooking oats. I still...

These are a great cookie, but you have to be in the right mood. They are very cake-y, which can be great, as long as that's what you're expecting. I served these with homemade bluberry ice cre...

LOVE these! I used Splenda (regular measure for brown and half of white) AND apple sauce in place of shortening (need to add a bit of flour/oatmeal to suck up some moisture because I use 8oz pin...

they came out nice. What I did different however was add the orange juice and zest to the mix and then added 1/4 cup extra flour to make up for the orange juice I put in. Then for the topping I ...

Made these again (first time was a bust b/c of old baking soda) and they came out great. Interesting side note: my stoneware pan did not do these cookies any favors. The ones cooked on a regul...

these were great. however, the icing needs the orange zest (i did not have it) :) also, for half of the dough i mixed in a few spoons of betty crocker instant blueberry muffin batter, and it was...