Cookie Mix In A Jar
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup raisins
2 cups rolled oats
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
Mix together flour, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
Layer ingredients in the following order into a 1 quart, wide mouth canning jar: Flour mixture, raisins, rolled oats, brown sugar, and white sugar. It will be a tight fit, make sure you firmly pack down each layer before adding the next layer.
Decorate jar and attach a tag with the following instructions:
Oatmeal Raisin Spice Cookies
Preheat oven to 350° F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
Empty jar of cookie mix into large mixing bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly mix.
Mix in 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened. Stir in one slightly beaten egg and 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Mix until completely blended.
You will need to finish mixing with your hands. Shape into balls the size of walnuts. Place on a parchment lined cookie sheets 2 inches apart.
Bake for 11 to 13 minutes in preheated oven, or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheet. Transfer cookies to wire racks to finish cooling.
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