- 4 cups all-purpose flour
- 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups white sugar
- 1 cup drained crushed pineapple
- 1 cup vegetable shortening (such as Butter Flavor Crisco)
- 3 eggs, beaten
- 1 tablespoon lemon extract
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
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Sift flour, baking soda, and salt together in a bowl.
Beat sugar, crushed pineapple, shortening, eggs, and lemon extract together in a bowl until thoroughly mixed. Add flour mixture to pineapple mixture; stir until just combined. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls 2 inches apart onto baking sheets.
Bake in batches in the preheated oven until tops are lightly browned, 12 to 15 minutes per batch. Transfer to wire racks to cool.