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Hawaiian Mood Cookies



  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup maraschino cherries, drained
  • 1 cup crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 cup nuts


  1. Cream together the cream cheese and butter.
  2. Add sugar, then beaten eggs.
  3. Gradually add dry ingredients; beat until light and fluffy.
  4. Add cherries, pineapple and nuts. Stir gently.
  5. Drop by teaspoon onto lightly greased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake at 325 to 350 degrees F for 15 minutes. When bottoms of cookies are lightly browned, they are done.

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