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Upside Down Pineapple Filling for Thumbprint Cookies


This delicious pineapple filling can be used for a variety of cookies, but the thumbprint cookie is definitely a match made in heaven!

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  • 1 cup (about 6-ounces) fresh pineapple; chopped
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 4 maraschino cherries; patted dry, chopped
  • Confectioners sugar


Servings 15


Step 1

In a small saucepan, cook the pineapple and 1/4 cup sugar over medium heat, stirring often, until the pineapple is translucent and the mixture is thick, about 12 minutes.

Transfer to a wide bowl. Stir in the cherries and let cool.

Fill the indentations in the cookies, before baking, with the pineapple mixture. Dust with confectioners sugar after baking.


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