Cowboy Cookie Mix in a Jar Recipe

Cowboy Cookie Mix in a Jar Recipe

1 1/3 C. quick oats
1/2 C. firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 C. sugar
1/2 C. chopped pecans
1 C. chocolate chips

Combine the next four ingredients together:

1 1/3 C. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt

Layer ingredients in order in a 1-quart wide mouth canning jar. Press each layer firmly in place before adding the next ingredient.

Decorate jar and attach a gift card with the following instructions.

Cowboy Cookie Mix in a Jar

Empty jar of cookie mix into large mixing bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly blend mix.

Add 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter or margarine, melted, 1 egg, slightly beaten, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Mix until completely blended. You may need to finish mixing with your hands. Shape into balls the size of walnuts. Place 2 inches apart on sprayed baking sheets. Bake at 350° F. for 11 to 13 minutes until edges are lightly browned.

Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to racks to finish cooling.
Makes about 30 cookies.

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