1Place sugar in bottom of a 1-quart jar. Sift flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together to make the second layer. Add the remaining ingredients in the order given. If there are any gaps at the top when finished layering, add cherries, chips or nuts to fill in the space.
2Attach these instructions to the jar:
3Cherry Chip Cookies:
Cream 1/2 cup butter or margarine in a large bowl, add 1 egg and beat well. Stir in the contents of jar. Drop by teaspoons onto a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove to wire rack to cool.