Frosted Pineapple Cookies

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Dec. 18, 2012

You can make frosted pineapple cookies.These cookies are fruity, and are sweet, and what you would wish fruitcake would be. These are made with flour, butter, brown sugar, pineapple, and an egg. They are topped with an easy to make pineapple icing.

Ingredients

Crushed pineapple can 8 Ounce
Butter 1/2 Cup (8 tbs)
Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs) (1 cup packed brown sugar)
Eggs 1
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Baking powder 1 1/2 Teaspoon
Baking soda 1/4 Teaspoon
Salt 1/2 Teaspoon
Confectioners sugar 1 1/2 Cup (24 tbs)
Lemon zest 1/2 Teaspoon

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Pre heat the oven to 325 degrees F.

2. Grease cookie sheet with nonstick spray.

MAKING

3. Drain the can of pineapple reserving 3 tablespoons of juice.

4. In a mixing bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy.

5. In another bowl, combine the dry ingredients, flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Give it all a stir.

6. Gradually add the dry ingredients in batches to the creamed butter and sugar.

7. Drop scoops of the batter on the cookie sheet 2 inches apart.

8. Bake for 17-20 minutes or until golden. Remove and cool on wire racks.

FINALIZING

9. For the Frosting: In a bowl, combine confectioners' sugar, lemon zest, and about 2 tablespoons of the pineapple juice to achieve spreading consistency.

10. Frost the cookies as desired.

SERVING

11. Store in an air tight container and serve from it.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 10

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 342Calories from Fat 87

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g15.4%

Saturated Fat 6 g30%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 201 mg8.38%

Total Carbohydrates 61 g20.3%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 40 g

Protein 3 g6%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet