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Thursday, April 8, 2010

Glazed Pineapple Cookies

These soft cake like cookies were one of my grandma's specialties.

Glazed Pineapple Cookies

1/2 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple (reserve 2 tablespoons of the juice for glaze)
2 cups flour
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon salt

Pineapple Glaze

1 cup confectioners sugar
2 tablespoons pineapple juice

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, cream together shortening and brown sugar. Add the egg, beat well, then stir in vanilla and pineapple with juice. (Reserve 2 tablespoons of the juice for glaze.) Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt and stir into the creamed mixture. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto cookie sheet and bake for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove cookies to racks to cool.

To glaze cookies, mix 1 cup of confectioners sugar with the 2 tablespoons of reserved pineapple juice in a small bowl. Dip tops of cooled cookies into the glaze. Allow glaze to set up before storing in an airtight container.


Quiltdivajulie said...

Ummmmmm, I can smell these baking all the way from Tennessee! HAVE to try a batch SOON.

Terry said...

Those look and sound so good! Thanks for sharing the recipe! :0)

Karen said...

They look delicious! Can't wait to make them! Thanks for the recipe!

Quilt Hollow said...

I'm trying to be so good to stay away from sugars and baked goods....my mouth is drooling!

Julia said...

That's what I'll make for church on Sunday. We have refreshments every Sun. after church. I'm a hostess for April and I've been trying to think of something different to take. Thanks!

Mrs Quilty said...

My Mom-in-law used to make that cookie and I had lost the recipe! So thanks for having it on your blog! I'm hungry for them right now!

Madalene said...

I love pineapple. I'm going to have to try these.

quiltinbysea said...

These Pineapple Bikkies sound just wonderful.......will be trying them out tomorrow.

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