oatmeal raisin cookies in a jar

Stormy Stewart


These are great anytime.

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1 qt jar


5 Min




1/3 c
1/3 c
chopped walnuts, toasted and cooled completely
1/2 c
packed dark brown sugar
1 c
old-fashioned oats
1 c
buttermilk biscuit and baking mix
1/2 c
packed light brown sugar
1 c
buttermilk biscuit and baking mix
1 tsp
baking chips, dried fruits or nuts to fill the jar

Directions Step-By-Step

Instructions for layering ingredients:

In 1-quart wide-mouth glass jar, gently layer and pack
ingredients in the order listed. If there is any space left after adding the last ingredient, add more baking chips, dried fruits or nuts to fill the jar
Place lid on top. Cut an 8-inch circle of fabric to cover lid.

Place fabric over lid; secure in place with a rubber band, then ribbon or raffia. Decorate as desired.
Note: When measuring brown sugar, crumble it between your
fingers for uniform texture. Be sure to pack the brown sugar firmly in the jar to prevent the baking mix from sifting down through it.
Make a gift card to attach as follows: "Empty contents of jar into medium bowl. Stir in 1 stick of butter or margarine, melted; 1 egg, and 1 teaspoon vanilla until well combined. Shape into 1-inch balls. Place on
baking sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375 degrees for 1! 0 to 12 minutes or until cookies are light golden brown.

Makes 2-1/2 dozen cookies

Substitute almond extract for vanilla in cookies containing almonds.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtag: #gift-in-a-jar