Pineapple Cookies

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup shortening
1 (8 1/4-ounce) can crushed pineapple, undrained
1 1/2 cups firmly packed brown sugar
1 egg, beaten


Sift together flour, baking powder, soda, and salt in a large mixing bowl; cut in shortening with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.

Combine pineapple, sugar, and egg in a small mixing bowl; stir well. Add to flour mixture, stirring well.

Drop by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto greased cookie sheets. Bake at 325° for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove from cookie sheets, and cool on wire racks.