Pineapple Cookies II Recipe
- 1 cup shortening
- 1 ½ cups white sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 (8 ounce) can crushed pineapple with juice
- 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon baking soda
- ½ teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
- ½ cup chopped walnuts (optional)
step 1: Mix shortening, sugar and egg thoroughly. Stir in pineapple.
step 2: Mix flour, baking soda, salt, nutmeg, and nuts. Add to pineapple mixture.
step 3: Chill at least one hour.
step 4: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
step 5: Drop by teaspoonfuls on lightly greased cookie sheet, about 2 inches apart. Bake for about 8 to 10 minutes, or until no imprint is made when touched lightly. Variations: Add one cup of coconut (omit nutmeg) or add one cup of raisins, if desired