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Thursday, December 09, 2010

Pineapple Jewels

1 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup solid vegetable shortening
1 egg
1 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 (8oz) can crushed pineapple in juice, well drained, 2 tablespoons juice reserved
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup flaked coconut
1 cup powdered sugar

Directions

1.Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F 

2.In a large bowl, beat brown sugar and shortening with an eletric mixer on he medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in egg vanilla and drained pineapple until well blended

3. Add flour mixed with baking powder baking soda and salt and beat until blended stir in coconut

4. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake 12 to 15 minutes. Let cookies cool on sheets 2 minutes then remove to a rack and let cool completely

5. In a small bowl stir together powdered sugar and pineapple juice until blended and smooth. SPread glaze over cooled cookies. Let cool before serving

1 comment:

Tracie said...

I'm so going to try this!!! Thanks friend!!