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Old 12-02-2010, 04:15 PM   #2110
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Originally Posted by fionna51 View Post
Pineapple nut cookies

Drain 1 8.5 ounce can of crushed pineapple.
Cream:
1/2 cup shortening
3/4 Cup brown sugar, packed
Mix until light and fluffy
Add:
1 well-beaten egg
Mix thoroughly
Stir in:
2 cups flour
1/4 tsp baking soda
1 tsp baking powder
1/4 tsp salt
Mix thoroughly
Stir in:
Drained pineapple (from above)
1/3 cup candied pineapple
1/3 cup candied cherries
1/3 cup white (golden) raisins
1/2 cup chopped nuts (I never add nuts)
1/2 tsp vanilla
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 for 12 minutes.

Love these cookies. I guess you should properly call them "soft" rather than "chewy" but they're mighty tasty! They are more chewy than soft and more soft than chewy.
Yummy, I have to try these!! Thanks Quiltz! I only make Fruitcake - LOL! NOT!
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