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Soft & Delicious Pineapple Cookies

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Pineapple cookies are a delicious and tropical twist on cookies! Go ahead, whip up a double batch because I can assure you that these cookies will disappear fast.

Cookies are one of my family’s favorite desserts. They are SO customizable and easy to make for a quick dessert or treat.

Cookies are a delicious dessert to take to someone for a pick me up or having in your house for a quick treat.

Soft & Delicious Pineapple Cookies

Not only are cookies simple, they are a smaller treat that you can enjoy without going overboard. This pineapple cookie is great for summertime (or anytime) and is a great cookie recipe to have on hand.

Soft & Delicious Pineapple Cookies

With the addition of crushed pineapple to a simple cookie dough, this pineapple cookie recipe deliver a moist and incredibly flavorful cookie. 

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Tips for Making Pineapple Cookies

  • Ensure your ingredients come to room temperature for at least 30 minutes prior to mixing
  • Use a cookie scoop and roll them into a smooth ball before baking to get uniform sized cookies
  • Remove from oven and leave these cookies on the cookie sheet for a few minutes so they can finish baking
  • Allow cookies to cool 5-10 minutes before enjoying (I know this is hard)
Soft & Delicious Pineapple Cookies

Ingredients Needed for Pineapple Cookies

  • Shortening 
  • Brown sugar
  • Egg
  • Vanilla Extract 
  • Baking powder
  • Flour
  • Crushed pineapple
Ingredients needed for Soft & Delicious Pineapple Cookies

How Do You Make Pineapple Cookies?

These pineapple cookies are SO super easy to make and absolutely delicious. First, as I mentioned above in the tips, make sure that your ingredients are softened and room temperature. This recipe makes 2 dozen cookies!

Now let’s preheat the oven to 325 Degrees F and line a cookie sheet with parchment paper.

Grab a large bowl beat your egg.

Soft & Delicious Pineapple Cookies

Once the egg is beat well, add the shortening and mix with a hand mixer until well combined and fluffy.

Soft & Delicious Pineapple Cookies

Add your brown sugar, baking powder and vanilla extract to the large bowl and mix well. You’ll want to use your hand mixer for 3-4 minutes on medium speed.

Soft & Delicious Pineapple Cookies

While continuing to mix on low speed, slowly add your flour until all blended together. Ensure you are scraping the sides of the bowl.

Soft & Delicious Pineapple Cookies

Add the crushed pineapple to the bowl and fold in with a silicone spatula.

Soft & Delicious Pineapple Cookies

Use a cookie scoop to drop cookies on the lined cookie sheet.

Soft & Delicious Pineapple Cookies

Bake 8-10 minutes in your oven.

Let cookies cool on the baking sheet for about 5-10 minutes before serving.

Soft & Delicious Pineapple Cookies

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Yield: 2 Dozen

Pineapple Cookies

These pineapple cookies won't last long in your house...... they're deliciously soft and sweet with the tropical pineapple flavor! Go ahead, make a double batch, you'll need it!


  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 8oz can crushed pineapple


  1. Preheat your oven to 325 Degrees F
  2. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper
  3. In a large bowl beat egg, once fully mixed add shortening.
  4. Mix with a hand mixer until well combined and fluffy.
  5. Add brown sugar, baking powder and vanilla and mix well (3-4 minutes on medium speed)
  6. Slowly add the flour mixing continuously until all blended together. Make sure to scrape sides.
  7. Add pineapple and mix.
  8. Use cookie scoop and drop onto lined cookie sheet.
  9. Bake 8-10 minutes in oven
  10. Let cool on a baking sheet for 5-10 minutes before serving.


  • Use a cookie scoop for uniform sized cookies
  • Mix in crushed pineapple with a silicone spatula
  • You can add a simple icing if you'd like - but that is completely optional

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 115Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 10mgSodium: 26mgCarbohydrates: 17gFiber: 0gSugar: 9gProtein: 1g

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Tandi Cortez

Sunday 14th of May 2023

These look so delicious! Would love to make these! Thanks for the recipe!

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