My own mom absolutely loves pineapple and pretty much any dessert or sweet with pineapples, so I'm thinking of her as I share this recipe for pineapple cookies. Wishing all mothers a very Happy Mother's Day this weekend.
Pineapple Cookies Recipe
1/2 cup shortening
1/2 cup brown sugar
Illustration from the 1955 Edition of Let's Cook
1/2 cup drained crushed pineapple
1/2 cup broken nuts
1 egg, well beaten
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups flour
Cream shortening with sugars. Add egg and pineapple. Mix thoroughly. Add egg and pineapple. Mix thoroughly. Add extract. Sift flour, measure, and sift with salt, baking soda, and baking powder. Add to first mixture. Add nuts. Mix thoroughly. Drop by teaspoonfuls on to a n oiled cookie sheet. Bake in moderate oven (425 F.) about 10 minutes. Mrs. T. A. Pfund, Council Bluffs, Iowa.
This recipe is similar and the Flickr uploader says, "This was one of my grandmother's recipes.
I have not made it, but love to hear if you did, and if they were good!"
This recipe will be shared at: Made It On Monday, Pairie Story Thursday, Food on Fridays, Savory Sunday, Sister Sister Sunday, So Sweet Sunday, Sweet Indulgences Sunday.