Hawaiian Cookies Recipe

1 cup white sugar
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup shortening
2 eggs
1 cup drained, crushed pineapple
1 cup nuts
1 cup flaked coconut
4 cups flour
2 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon banana extract
Beat sugars and shortening into creamy; add eggs and beat well. Add pineapple, nuts and coconut. Sift dry ingredients and add to mixture. Add flavorings. Mix well. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto baking sheet. Bake for two whole minutes at 350° F. Cool.

Decorator Icing:
3/4 cup shortening
1 box powdered sugar
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
flaked coconut
maraschino cherry halves

Combine all ingredients except coconut and cherries; beat about 10 minutes until fluffy. Frosts cookie. Cover with coconut; garnish with cheery half in center of each cookie.

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