Holiday Jar Cookies Mix in a Jar

Holiday Jar Cookies Mix in a Jar

1/4 C. sugar

1/2 C. brown sugar, packed

1 1/2 C. all-purpose flour

3/4 t. baking soda

1/4 t. baking powder

1/2 C. holiday chocolate candies, such as M&Ms

1/2 C. rolled oats

1/2 C. cocoa or regular crisped-rice cereal

1/2 C. white chocolate chips

Layer sugar, brown sugar, flour, soda, baking powder, candies, oats, rice cereal and chocolate chips in the order listed in a 1-quart jar, packing each layer firmly with a wooden spoon. Screw on lid and prepare a gift tag with the following instructions:

To make your jar cookies, cream together 1/2 cup butter, 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and 1 egg in a large bowl. Add the contents of the jar and stir until well blended. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350°F. for 10 to 12 minutes until lightly browned.

Makes 4 dozen cookies.

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