Category: Cookies

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.

Pineapple Fruit Cake Cookies Recipe

1/2 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
4 eggs
3 tsp sweet milk
3 cup sifted flour
2 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp ground cinnamon
3/4 pound raisins
1 tsp ground nutmeg
1/2 pound broken pecans
1 pound pecan halves
1/2 pound candied cherries
1/4 cup pineapple juice

Cream the butter and sugar, add the eggs and beat well; add the sweet milk and mix. Sift the flour, baking soda and spices together and add to the butter and sugar mixture. Stir in the fruit and nuts, add fruit juice last. Drop by teaspoons onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake in a 325° F oven until cookies are firm but not very brown. These cookies may be kept for several weeks in a covered container. Serves 50.

Pineapple Fruit Cookie Recipe

6 cups chopped nuts
1 pound pitted dates, chopped
1 pound candied cherries, chopped
1 pound candied pineapple chopped
3/4 cup all-purpose flour
1 stick butter or margarine
1 cup brown sugar
4 eggs
2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
3 tsp baking soda
1 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground nutmeg
1 tsp ground cloves
1 tsp salt
3 tsp milk
1/2 cup bourbon

Place chopped nuts and fruit in a large bowl. Stir in three-quarter cup flour to coat all pieces; set aside. Cream butter and brown sugar until smooth. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Sift together flour, soda, spices and salt; add to creamed mixture. Add milk and bourbon and stir well. Stir in fruit and nuts. Drop by teaspoons onto oiled cookie sheets and bake at 325° F. about 10 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned. Remove from cookie sheet and cool on brown paper. These cookies freeze and keep well. Recipe makes about 10 to 12 dozen Pineapple Fruit Cookies.

Pineapple Butteroons Recipe

1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
2 tsp grated lemon rind
2 tsp grated orange rind
1/4 tsp salt
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup crushed pineapple, drained
1 cup fine, flaked coconut

Cream butter, add sugar, egg, lemon rind, orange rind and salt; cream thoroughly. Blend in flour and drained pineapple. Drop by l1/2 teaspoonful on coconut and role until the cookie mixture is coated with coconut. Place on a ungreased baking sheet 1 inch apart. Bake at 300° F. until light golden brown. Recipe makes about 3 dozen Pineapple Butteroons.

Pineapple Secrets Bar Recipe

1 cup white sugar
two tablespoon cornstarch
2 1/2 cups crushed pineapple and juice
1 3/4 cups flour
1 cup brown sugar
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1 1/2 cups rolled oats
3/4 cup butter or margarine

For filling:
Combine white sugar and cornstarch in a small pan; add pineapple. Cook over medium heat until thick; set aside

For crust:
Combine flour, brown sugar, baking soda, salt and oats; cut in butter until mixture is crumbly. Place half of crust mixture in greased 9 x 13 inch pan; pat down firmly.

To assemble:
spread filling evenly on top of the crust; add remaining crust and pat down as firmly as possible. Bake in a 400° F oven for 25 to 30 minutes. remove from oven and let cool then cut into bars. Recipe makes about 20 Pineapple Secret Bars.

Frosty Pineapple Fruit Bars Recipe

1/2 cup shortening (part butter)
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 tbsp grated orange rind
1/4 cup pineapple juice
2 1/2 cups sifted flour
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
1 cup raisins
1 cup mixed candied fruit
1/2 cup chopped nuts

mix shortening, sugar, egg and orange rind. Stir in juice. Sift dry ingredients together and stir in. Mix in fruit and nuts with hands. Divide dough in half. Roll into 12 x 7 inch rectangle. Cut six 7 x 2 inch strips. Bake at 400° F for 10 to 12 minutes. While warm spread with confectioners sugar and decorate with candied fruit, if desired. Recipe makes about five dozen Frosty Pineapple Fruit Bars.

Pineapple Cookie Recipe

1 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup white sugar
1 cup crushed pineapple
1 cup nuts
2 eggs
4 cups sifted flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
2 tsp baking powder
1 tsp vanilla extract

Combine all ingredients in order given; beat until well mixed. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto lightly greased pan. Bake at 350° F. until lightly browned. Remove from oven; let cool for five minutes before removing from the baking pan.

Pineapple Pinwheels Recipe

2 cups enriched flour
3 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp granulated sugar
1 tsp salt
1/3 cup shortening
2/3 cup syrup drained from crushed pineapple
1 cup drained crushed pineapple
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/4 tsp cinnamon
2 tbsp melted butter or margarine

Sift flour, baking powder, granulated sugar and salt together into mixing bowl. Using pastry blender or 2 knives, cut in shortening until finely divided. Add pineapple syrup and mix until dough holds together. Turn out on lightly floured board and knead gently several strokes to smooth dough. Roll out pineapple pinwheel dough to an oblong shape, about 8″x16″. Spread with following mixture: crushed pineapple, brown sugar, cinnamon and butter or margarine.

Starting from long side roll up as for jelly roll; seal long edge, using fingers. With sharp knife cut into 16 1″ thick slices thick. Place slices of pinwheel dough, cut side down, on well greased square baking pan, 9″ x 9″ x 1 3/4″. Bake in hot oven (425° F) for 25 minutes. Recipe makes 18 pineapple pinwheels.