Tropical Cookies

Tropical Cookies

Tropical Cookies – a soft cookie made with crushed pineapple, coconut and chopped macadamia nuts. Put on your flip flops, grab a drink with an umbrella and with one bite of these cookies you’ll feel like you’re relaxing on the beach!

My parents took me to Hawaii when I was about 9 years old.

I have to say that it was a pretty amazing trip.

We stayed with my mother’s best friend and saw a lot of the famous sites on the island of Oahu.

We swam at Hanauma Bay,

saw the canoe pageant at the Polynesian Cultural Center,


  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 8 ounce can crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups shredded, sweetened coconut
  • 1/2 cup chopped Macadamia nuts
Read the whole recipe on 365 Days of Baking