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Tropical Oatmeal Cookies

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Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes


  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 1/2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts or pecans


Cream shortening and sugars together until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and pineapple. Add remaining ingredients, stirring until well blended. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls on ungreased baking sheet. Bake at 375° for about 15 minutes, or until cookies are done.
Makes about 3 dozen tropical oatmeal cookies.

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 4 out of 5
Easy & Wholesome, Member ccz199

very delicious cookie. I made mine with pineapple meant for fruit cakes & was super. When I make these again I'll up the Allspice to a 1/4 t. for a tad more flavor.

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