Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Fluffy Pineapple Cookies with Orange Glaze

Cakey and fluffy Pineapple Cookies with Orange Glaze. A perfect sweet treat for Spring.


Fluffy Pineapple Cookies with Orange Glaze
Makes about 30 cookies

  • For the cookies:
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
  • freshly grated zest from 1 large (or 2 small) lemons
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, with juice
  • 3-1/2 cups flour
  • For the glaze:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 medium medium orange, zested and juiced
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Whisk flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda together in a medium bowl.
  2. Combine sugar, egg, oil, vanilla, lemon juice, and zest. Whisk until smooth. Stir in half of the flour, mix until just combined, repeat with the pineapple and juice, and finishing with the other half of the flour. Scoop onto parchment paper lined baking sheet by tablespoonfuls (no bigger!). Bake 10-12 minutes, until just barely starting to brown on the bottom edges.  Remove from baking sheet and cool on a wire rack before glazing.
  3. Whisk together the orange zest, 2 cups of powdered sugar, and 2 Tb of orange juice. If the glaze is too thick, add another Tb of orange juice. When the cookies are completely cooled, dip the tops in the glaze and return to the wire rack to set. Store in an airtight container. 
Recipe from Dimples & Delights.

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