Golden Pineapple Balls

Source : Wen's Delight

230 gr Butter (SCS salted butter) - thawed for 15mins before beating.
35 gr Castor sugar ( I used 20 gr )
1 tsp Icing sugar ( I used 40 gr )
2 Egg yolks (33-35g)
1 tsp Vanilla
340g Top flour
25g Full cream milk ( I used milk powder)

500 Pineapple filling

1 no Beaten egg for egg wash (remove 1 tbsp of white & add 2 drops of oil)

- Preheat oven at 170-180C ( my oven I used 150C ). Line the baking tray.
- Beat butter, sugar, icing sugar & vanilla for 2 to 3 mins.
- Add in egg yolks till well mix.
- Add in sifted flour & milk powder by using a spatular. (do not overmix)
- Divide the pineapple filling into 6g balls.
- Split the dough into 8g and wrap the filling.
- Egg wash & bake on the line tray at 170-180C for 20 mins.

Yields : approx. 70 pcs

As requested by my son, as he only like the skin but not pineapple filling, some I wrapped the filling with chocolate chips and made the popular sheep design cookies via facebook.

I am submitting this post to :

#   My Treasured Recipes #5 Chinese New Year Goodies (Jan/Feb 2015) hosted by Miss B of Everybody Eats Well in Flanders & co-hosted by Chairmaine of Mimy Bakery

#   Cook & Celebrate: CNY organised by Baby Sumo from Eat yourheart out, Diana from Domestic GoddessWannabe and Zoe from Bake for Happy Kids


  1. Hi DG, simple and nice. Next year I must make pineapple tarts or these which is much easier. Bookmarked. Happy Chinese New Year to you.

  2. I bet you feel good after eating these pineapple tarts. They must be very yummy and very auspicious looking!


    1. Thanks Zoe for the nice comment, the taste is very good.

  3. This recipe is very good right? We love it. Xin Nian Kuai Le.