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Candy Cookies In A Jar

No recipe image available.A great gift idea for cookies--layer the dry ingredients in a one-quart glass jar! Attach the preparation instructions on a label or card.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup quick-cooking oats
1 cup mini candy-coated milk chocolate pieces
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup salted peanuts
1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 large egg
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Cooking Directions:

To Make Cookies In A Jar:

  1. Layer flour, baking soda, salt, oats, candy pieces, brown sugar, sugar and peanuts in a 1-quart glass jar with airtight seal. Cover; decorate jar as desired.

Attach the Directions to Prepare and Bake Cookies:

  1. Heat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Combine butter, egg and vanilla in large mixer bowl. Beat at medium speed until well mixed (2 to 3 minutes). Add dry ingredients from jar. Stir by hand until well mixed.
  3. Shape dough into 1-inch balls or drop by level tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  4. Bake for 8 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 1 minute; remove from cookie sheets.

Makes 3 1/2 dozen cookies.

Tip: Use within one month to avoid hardening of brown sugar.

Nutritional Information Per Serving (1 cookie): Calories: 90 Fat: 4.5 g Cholesterol: 10 mg Sodium: 65 mg Carbohydrates: 10 g Dietary Fiber: 0 g Protein: 1 g