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Coconut Pineapple Cookies

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2009-10-10 Desserts
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These simple cookies have great flavor from the cream cheese and great texture from the pineapple and coconut.

  • Servings: 48 cookies

Ingredients:

6 oz Butter, softened
4 oz Cream Cheese, softened
1¼ cups Sugar
1 Egg
1 tsp Almond Extract
2 cups Flour
½ tsp Soda
½ tsp Salt
¾ cups Coconut
¾ cups Dried Pineapple
½ cup Sugar, for rolling

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream together butter, cream cheese and sugar until light and fluffy then add egg and almond extract. In a separate bowl, mix together flour, soda and salt. Add to butter mixture and mix well. Add coconut and pineapple then scoop into balls and roll in sugar. Place on a lightly greased cookie sheet and bake 11 minutes or until starting to brown at edges. Cool on sheet 1 minute.