Pineapple Surprise cookies

Pineapple surprise cookies

Did someone say pineapple?

The summer season is in full swing – and pineapple is one fruit that helps you beat the heat. This versatile fruit offers several benefits AND can be used in a variety of dishes.

I know it’s easy to get bored of eating the fruit the same old way.

But don’t worry!

This summer-perfect pineapple cookies recipe is just what you need to add some sweet, fruity goodness to your life!

Look at how yummy they look. I, for one, can’t stop drooling over these cute creations!

They give off such tropical, summery, sunrise vibes. Double-tap on the image if you agree!

And you know what?

This recipe is super easy and takes less than half an hour!

Pineapple surprise cookies

Pineapple Surprise cookies

This summer-perfect pineapple cookies recipe is just what you need to add some sweet, fruity goodness to your life!

  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour + 20 minutes
  • Yield: 9 cookies 1x
  • Author:
  • Joyce Mrad




  • 115 g plain flour
  • 10 g almond powder
  • 15 g cornstarch
  • 90 g unsalted butter
  • 10 g powdered sugar
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 12 tbsp almond milk
  • ½ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp turmeric powder
  • Pinch of matcha powder


  • 1 medium pineapple, very ripe
  • 35 g Sugar (Adjust to your preference)
  • 35 g Honey
  • A pinch of Salt



  1. Preheat the oven to 340°F (170°C).
  2. Cream the vegan butter and sugar in an electric mixing bowl.
  3. Add salt and vanilla. Stir well.
  4. Sift and mix your flour, almond flour, and cornstarch into the batter.
  5. Add one tablespoon of non-dairy milk to moisten and thicken the dough.
  6. Weigh out 24g of the dough and mix with matcha powder.
  7. Mix the remaining dough with ¼ tsp of turmeric powder.
  8. Cover both dough with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  9. Divide the pineapple filling and dough into 9 portions. Roll them both into balls. To wrap, use your palms to roll each dough and then flatten it.
  10. Add a pineapple ball in the middle and fold the edges of the dough up to cover the filling.
  11. Using a pineapple shaped mold, press the matcha dough onto the leaf part of the mold, then place the round dough in and press.
  12. Assemble it in a lined baking tray.
  13. Bake for 15-20 minutes.


  1. Peel pineapple and dice into little pieces.
  2. Place a saucepan over medium heat and add pineapple, honey, sugar and salt.
  3. Bring to a boil. Once boiled, reduce heat to medium and let it cook until the liquid is jelly-like.
  4. Remove the saucepan from heat. Set aside to cool.

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Voila, your summer-perfect pineapple cookies are ready!

Don’t forget to let me know how they turned out!

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