Gourmet Cookie Mix in a Jar
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Mix oatmeal in a blender. Grate chocolate bar and mix into the oatmeal. Pack on top of flour in jar. Add granulated sugar and pack down. Add brown sugar and pack down. Layer chopped nuts on top of brown sugar. Finish layering jar with chocolate chips until even with the top.
Use pinking shears to cut a 9-inch diameter circle from the fabric of your choice. Center fabric circle over lid and secure with a rubber band. Tie on a raffia or ribbon bow to cover the rubber band.
Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
Spoon chocolate chips and nuts into a small bowl. Set aside.
Spoon brown and granulated sugar into mixing bowl. Add 1/2 cup butter or margarine, and cream well. Add 1 egg and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract; mix well. Pour oatmeal and flour mixture from the jar into the bowl. Mix all ingredients thoroughly. Roll into walnut-size balls. Place on a slightly-greased cookie sheet two inches apart. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes.