1Layer the above ingredients in a 1-quart jar. Mix 3 tablespoons sugar and 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon and put into a small zip-top bag. Label the bag "Cinnamon Sugar Topping" and attach it to the outside of the jar.
2Attach the following recipe on a gift tag:
Cinnamon Sugar Butter Cookies:
Heat oven to 300 degrees F.
In a large mixing bowl, combine contents of jar with 1 cup softened salted butter, 2 large eggs and 2 teaspoons vanilla extract. Mix until well combined. Shape dough into 1-inch balls and roll each ball in Cinnamon Sugar Topping. Place on ungreased cookie sheets, 2 inches apart. Bake for 18-20 minutes. Immediately transfer cookies with a spatula to a cool, flat surface.