Pineapple Cream Cheese Cookies
Serves: 12
  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1 cup cake flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup butter (room temperature)
  • 1½ cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup pineapples (crushed and drained)
  • 1 cup coconut
Cream Cheese Frosting
  • 2 packages cream cheese, at room temperature
  • 2 sticks unsalted butter, at room  temperature
  • 4 cups confectioners’ sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F
  2. In a large mixing bowl sift together the flour, baking soda and salt, set aside.
  3. Cream together with an electric mix on medium speed the butter and sugar, adding each egg separately until combined.  Add the pineapple. Begin to add the flour mixture in one cup at a time until well blended. Mix in the coconut.
  4. Drop cookies onto a greased cookie sheet by spoonfuls approx. one inch apart.
  5. Bake for 15 minutes or until golden. Remove and cool on a wire rack.
  6. Frost with cream cheese and top with fresh pineapple or dried pineapple.
Cream Cheese Frosting
  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the flat beater, beat the cream cheese on medium speed until smooth and fluffy, 2 to 3 minutes.
  2. Add the butter and continue to beat for 2 to 3 minutes more. Incorporate the confectioners’ sugar 1 cup at a time and beat until smooth until no lumps of sugar are visible. Add the vanilla and beat until thoroughly combined.
Recipe by LoveFeast Table at