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christmas cookies in a jar

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Carol Junkins
Hanson, MA

Layers of vanilla chips, oats and dried cranberries, this cookie mix looks as good as it tastes! Great gifts from Taste of Home.

(2 ratings)
yield 18 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For christmas cookies in a jar

  • 1/3 c
  • 1/3 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/8 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 c
    quick cooking oats
  • 1 c
    dried cranberries
  • 1 c
    vanilla or white chips
  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • 1
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract

How To Make christmas cookies in a jar

  • 1
    In a 1-qt. glass jar, layer the sugar and brown sugar, paking well between each layer. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; spoon into jar. Top with oats, cranberries and chips. Cover and store in a cool place for up to 6 months.
  • 2
    To prepare cookies: Pour cookie mix into a large bowl; stir to combine. Beat in butter, egg and vanilla. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Drop by the tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F. for 11-13 minutes, cool 5 minutes on cookie sheet.