Paradise Cookies
Tropical Butter Cookies Recipe

Paradise Cookies

Paradise cookies are soft butter cookies, filled with pineapple, macadamia nuts and coconut - a true tropical delight!

36
cookies
45 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 10 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

3/4 cup sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple in juice, well-drained

1 teaspoon vanilla

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 (3.25-ounce) jar (2/3 cup) macadamia nuts, chopped

3/4 cup sweetened flaked coconut

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine sugar and butter in large bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Add pineapple and vanilla; continue beating until well mixed. Reduce speed to low; add flour and baking powder. Beat until well mixed. Stir in nuts and 1/4 cup coconut.

  3. STEP 3

    Shape dough into 1-inch balls; dip top of each cookie into remaining coconut. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until set. Let cool 2 minutes before removing from cookie sheets.

Nutrition

90Calories
5Fat (mg)
5Cholesterol (mg)
50Sodium (mg)
11Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  September 21, 2012

they were so easy to make...taste great

— says shortytalk
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  October 24, 2011

This excellent recipe is just as good using walnuts .

— says Polly0
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