Cowboy cookies gift-in-a-jar

Stormy Stewart


Cowboy cookies have a little of everyones favorite ingredient and is usually the first gift in a jar someone gets. This is because they present so well. Lovely colors.

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3 dozen


20 Min


15 Min


1 1/3 c
instant oatmeal, uncooked
1/2 c
brown sugar, firmly packed
1/2 c
white sugar
1/2 c
chopped pecans
1 c
semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 1/3 c
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp
baking soda
1/4 tsp

Directions Step-By-Step

Layer the ingredients in a 1 quart jar in the order given. Press each layer firmly in place before adding the next layer.
Include a card with the following instructions:
Cowboy Cookie Mix in a Jar
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
2. In a medium bowl, mix together 1/2 cup melted butter or margarine, 1 egg, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Stir in the entire contents of the jar. You may need to use your hands to finish mixing. Shape into walnut sized balls. Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.
3. Bake for 11 to 13 minutes in the preheated oven. Transfer from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy