Tropical Isle Cookies Recipe


Preparation Time12 MinCooking Time18 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings8
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Granulated sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Pineapple preserves6 Tablespoon
 Butter6 Tablespoon
 Rum extract1 Teaspoon
 Cake flour2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Baking powder1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Flaked coconut1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Powdered sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Pineapple juice2 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 419 Calories from Fat 127

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 14 g22.2%

Saturated Fat 9.2 g46%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 77.1 mg

Sodium 166.6 mg6.9%

Total Carbohydrates 67 g22.4%

Dietary Fiber 4.7 g19%

Sugars 33.1 g

Protein 7 g14.4%

Vitamin A 6.8% Vitamin C 2.9%

Calcium 6% Iron 2.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large bowl, beat sugar, preserves, and butter with an electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and rum extract until well blended.
2. Add cake flour mixed with baking powder and salt and beat until well blended. Stir in coconut.
3. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheets. Bake 15 to 18 minutes, until edges are light brown. Let cookies cool on sheets 2 minutes, then remove to a rack and let cool completely.
4. In a small bowl, stir together powdered sugar and pineapple juice until blended and smooth. Spread glaze over cooled cookies.