Pineapple Coconut Cookie Tarts

A tasty and chewy bite of sweet pineapple and coconut on top a tender cookie.

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Bake Time: 24 to 26 minutes
Yield: 30 mini cookie tarts

Ingredients

Filling:

  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, drained
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Argo® Corn Starch
  • 1/2 cup Karo® Light Corn Syrup
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup shredded coconut

Dough:

  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Argo® Corn Starch
  • 1 cup butter OR margarine, softened
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine pineapple, brown sugar and corn starch in a medium saucepan. Cook on stovetop until thick. Cool.
  3. Whisk together corn syrup and egg in a small bowl. Stir in shredded coconut. Set aside.
  4. Combine flour, powdered sugar and corn starch in a large mixer bowl. Add butter and vanilla. Blend on medium speed until a soft dough forms. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 1 ball in each of 30 greased mini muffin cups; press in bottom and up sides of each cup.
  5. Fill cups with 1 teaspoon of pineapple mixture. Top with 1 teaspoon of coconut mixture. Bake in a preheated 350°F oven for 24 to 26 minutes or until crusts are very light golden brown. Cool. Remove from pan. Sprinkle with powdered sugar just before serving.