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Pineapple Cherry Cookies Recipe

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This recipe for Pineapple Cherry Cookies, by , is from Jeannette and Friends , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Jeannette Williams
Added: Friday, June 27, 2008


1 cup shortening
1 cup granulated sugar
1 cup brown sugar
2 eggs and mix together thoroughly.
Mix together:
4 cups sifted flour
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp baking powde

Combine the two mixtures. Then add 1 tsp vanilla, 1 cup crushed pineapple, including juice, and 3/4 cup finely diced maraschino cherries. Drop by teaspoonful onto greased baking sheets.
Bake 10 minutes at 350 degrees.

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