11 Reviews

These are OUTSTANDING cookies! They are very simple to prepare and look so beautiful and unusual. The SOLO brand pineapple filling is not available where I live, so I used pineapple preserves, as the recipe poster suggests in her description. The combination of the pineapple preserves and the sprinkling of coconut on top combined with the very rich,brown sugar cookie base is a great taste combo. I am putting this recipe on my permament holiday cookie baking list (I only add one or two a year at most - these are that special).

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HeatherFeather December 03, 2002

I was doing experimental trial christmas cookie runs last night, and these were by far the winner. I didn't have food coloring, so every cookie was 'just' pineapple colored, but who cared after you bit into it?? I also used regular pineapple preserves (smuckers I think), and they were just incredible floating on an almost shortbread-base cookie, wreathed in a soft *and* crunchy coconut cloud. These too are going into permanent holiday rotation. Thanks for a keeper!!

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s'kat December 20, 2002

These are definitely a great holiday cookie. I used pineapple preserves and recommended food colorings. They came out great! The coconut is definitely a nice touch. It will be added to my holiday recipe list!

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Jo in Arlington December 18, 2002

This is a great recipe. Very pretty cookies-they look nice on a holiday tray.

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Melslack December 13, 2003

Really good, almost shortbread tasting cookie. I didn't have any pineapple filling so I used Lemon and skipped the coloring. My dh loved them. I liked the idea of low carbs too. Thank you for a nice, lighter recipe.

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momma213 April 19, 2010

Very easy to make and looks pretty on a cookie tray. I also sprinkled the thumb print cookie with a little sugar before filling with the pineapples.

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PM Chef December 13, 2007

I doubled the recipe and got 10 dozen for my annual Christmas Bake Exchange. I thought this wold be a wonderful, colourful addition to any holiday baking platter. I used your Pineapple filling Pineapple Filling for the filling. I love that these cookies freeze well so they can be made ahead of time. Thanks for sharing this recipe Rita!

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* Pamela * November 14, 2005

A very festive addition to the cookie tray....fyi, I found the SOLO filling at our small-town Kroger, on the top shelf!

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LorenLou December 26, 2004

Another 5 star review here! It was a very simple recipe and easy to do. I forgot to chill the dough but didn't notice any problems. Like others, I couldn't find the pie filling and used preserves. They dressed up my cookie tray nicely and very tasty too.

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Kim127 December 23, 2004

5 for being fast and easy. Very subtil taste, looks good one the cookie tray. I also had to use pineapple jam, half I did natural, the other half tinted red. One of the fastest cookie I have made this year. I didn't need to chill, the consistency was fine right after they were mixed up.

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Kasha December 16, 2004
Pineapple Brown Sugar Cookies