Recipe By CoOkInGnUt
Published Jun 19th
Prep 15m Cook 10m Additional - Ready In 25m
Servings 12 cookies Calories 182.6

Something my mum use to make when I was a kid and has had me hooked ever since. These are a cake type of cookies with chunks of pineapple and coconut. These cookies are sure to hit the spot every time.

Recipe Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup butter
  • ½ cup packed brown sugar
  • ¼ cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon almond flavoring
  • 1 ¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple tidbits, drained
  • 1 tablespoon coconut flakes

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Preheat an oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. 2 Beat the butter, brown sugar, and white sugar with an electric mixer in a large bowl until smooth.
  3. 3 Blend the egg and the almond flavoring into the creamed butter and sugar.
  4. 4 Sift together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt into a bowl.
  5. 5 Blend the flour mixture into the butter mixture.
  6. 6 Fold the pineapple tidbits and coconut flakes into the dough.
  7. 7 Drop teaspoonfuls of the dough 2 inches apart onto greased baking sheets.
  8. 8 Bake in preheated oven until golden brown, 10 to 12 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 182.6
  • Carbohydrate 30.3 g
  • Cholesterol 29.1 mg
  • Fat 5.8 g
  • Fiber 0.7 g
  • Protein 2.6 g
  • Saturated Fat 3.5 g
  • Sodium 167.6 mg
  • Sugar 16 g


  1. I made some additions, and hopefully the GKids will love them! Added 20 ozs. Of Pineapple tidbits and 2/3 C. Chopped Almonds and 1/2 C. Rice Krispies! At 12 minutes, out of the oven, they had a great Stand-Up appearance, and I believe Presentation is Key! Oh, and of course, I prayed and added full - Read more ...
  2. I baked the first 6 to see how they taste. I couldn't taste the pineapple or coconut so I added more pineapple in and coconut sprinkled on top with sugar for the second test. Upon tasting them I added more pineapple, coconut and dried cranberries. Then I could taste the pineapple a little more and - Read more ...
  3. These are very cake-like and bland. They would be great for whoopie pies perhaps but the pineapple and coconut are lost in dough. Not something I would do again but it did sound good.
  4. The are delicious just as the are. My customers love them. Bea