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Pineapple Surprise Cookies

"Delicious soft cookies filled with pineapples."
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Ingredients

servings 130 cals
Original recipe yields 24 servings (2 dozen)

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Directions

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  1. Cream shortening with sugar and well-beaten eggs. Stir in milk and vanilla. Sift flour with baking powder and mix into egg mixture. Chill dough until firm.
  2. To Make Filling: Mix cornstarch and 3/4 cup sugar, add pineapple and lemon juice. Bring to a boiling point and boil gently until the consistency of jam, stirring frequently to prevent burning. Cool before using.
  3. Roll dough out thin and cut with cookie cutter or small glass. Put spoonful of filling on half the rounds, cover with others and seal edges with a fork. Sprinkle with sugar or cinnamon. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 10 minutes or so.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 130 calories; 4.8 g fat; 20.2 g carbohydrates; 1.7 g protein; 16 mg cholesterol; 37 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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These cookies were amazing. We ran out of granulated sugar so we made a glaze with confectioners sugar and a little milk. They were like little turnovers.

Most helpful critical review

These were okay. Kind of rubbery. I probably won't be making them again. However, the plate was empty by the end of the night someone in my house must have liked them.

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These cookies were amazing. We ran out of granulated sugar so we made a glaze with confectioners sugar and a little milk. They were like little turnovers.

Turns out to be a very tasty, cakelike, old-fashioned cookie ... but set aside a few hours to make them. I only got a dozen and a half out of this recipe, but they were well received. Crimp ge...

When I made this I must have made the dough circles bigger than what it is suppose to be but I can't imagine putting the pineapple sauce on anything smaller. I ended up with a dozen cookies. How...

I made these for Christmas '07 cookie trays. I liked that the old-fashioned taste and appearance, but I'm not sure many others did. The filling is reminiscent of pineapple ice cream topping, w...

The recipe sounded great and I was trying to find some way to use a little leftover pineapple... Unfortunately, the filling just did not work for me. And that's okay, I had to throw out what was...

These were okay. Kind of rubbery. I probably won't be making them again. However, the plate was empty by the end of the night someone in my house must have liked them.

this is an awesome recipe...i made this a while ago and everyone inhaled them. now i'm going to try it with raspberries!