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

  • 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
  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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  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?

  8. Hi, hope this question isn’t silly,but when I drain the crushed pineapple it is less than
    8oz. so do I need to add more pineapple to make the full 8oz?
    thank you


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