Pina Colada Cake Mix Cookies

Pineapple and coconut baked into a soft cookie.  Complete with pineapple-coconut glaze.  Sounds like a summer treat to me!

I love cake mixes.  They are so versatile.  Cake mix cookies are one of my favorite things to make with a boxed mix.  It’s near instant gratification for your sweet tooth.

Here’s what you’ll need: 

I don’t have an ingredient photo this time.  All the ingredients are common though.  The most unusual one is the coconut extract.  This can be found in the baking aisle near the vanilla extract.

Pina Colada Cake Mix Cookies

Serves: 3 dozen

Ingredients
  • 1 box white cake mix
  • 1 stick butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 8 oz crushed pineapple, drained well and reserve the juice
  • 1 tsp. coconut extract
  • 2 Tbs. flour
For the glaze
  • 1½ - 2 cups powdered sugar
  • reserved pineapple juice
  • ½ tsp. coconut extract
Instructions
  1. Mix all the ingredients together in a bowl with an electric mixer.
  2. Drop by teaspoonful onto baking sheet or stone.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-10 minutes.
  4. Cool.
  5. Stir together the glaze, add only enough pineapple juice to get a spreadable consistency.
  6. Frost cooled cookies.
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Comments

  1. These sound so good and perfect for a summer party! Pinned!

  2. These sound excellent..especially for summer. Did you know you can purchase a pineapple cake mix now too? MMMM!

  3. yummm! those look delicious! and they’re perfect for a summer treat! thanks for sharing!

  4. A little confused on what ingredients are for the glaze…

  5. No coco extract-could I use real coconut shavings instead?

  6. How many cookies does this recipe make?

  7. The one stick of butter….should it be melted, or only softened?

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