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pineapple coconut crescents dusted with powdered sugar
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Pineapple Coconut Crescents

Pineapple Coconut Crescent – Tropically delicious, yet totally Christmas-y cookies!
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time50 mins
Course: Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: coconut cookies, pineapple coconut crescents, pineapple cookies
Servings: 30 cookies
Calories: 118kcal


  • 1 cup butter unsalted
  • 1/2 cup sugar granulated
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup crushed pineapple
  • 3/4 cup coconut flakes lightly toasted
  • powdered sugar same as icing sugar or confectioners sugar


  • In a large bowl, beat the butter, sugar and vanilla until nice and creamy. In another bowl mix flour, cornstarch and salt.
  • Add the pineapple and coconut to the butter mixture and mix until well incorporated over medium to high speed.
  • Gradually add the flour mixture to the butter mixture until well blended. Refrigerate the dough for at least 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 325 F degrees.
  • Shape the dough into crescents and place them 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until golden. Cool them on wire racks and then sprinkle with powdered sugar.


Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 27mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 191IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg