Frosted Rhubarb Cookies

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by Marlene.

I got this from a lady at bingo, who got it from a neighbor, etc ... I have never liked rhubarb. I LOVE these cookies!!

Top Review by MNCupcake

Wow! These were spectacular! No need for frosting, if you ask me. I did increase oven temp to 375 because of the use of shortening. The coconut has a great complement to the tartness of the rhubarb. I also let the cut rhubarb set in a couple of tablespoons of sugar while I mixed up the cookie dough to get the juices out. And, my secret little touch was a teaspoon of five spice. Delicious!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cookies: Cream together the shortening, brown sugar and egg.
  2. Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt.
  3. Add to creamed mixture.
  4. Stir in rhubarb and coconut.
  5. Drop by tablespoonfuls onto greased baking sheets.
  6. Bake for 12-15 minutes at 350°.
  7. Cool and frost.
  8. FROSTING: Beat cream cheese, butter and vanilla.
  9. Gradually beat in sugar til smooth.
  10. Spread over cooled cookies.

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