Cowboy Cookie Mix

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Cowboy Cookie Mix

Packing layers of oatmeal-and-chocolate cookie ingredients into a glass jar looks pretty and is perfect as a gift or party favor.

Materials listed makes a 1-quart jar of cookie mix.

What you'll need

  • 1 1/3 cup All-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon Baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup cooking oats
  • 3/4 cup chocolate chips
  • 3/4 cup chocolate coated candies (may use only chips or candies)
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 quart mason Jar
  • 1 6-inch square of gingham, or other country/cowboy fabric (optional)
  • Raffia or other ribbon (optional)
  • Printable label (optional)

How to make it

  1. Mix together and add as the first layer, at the bottom of the 1-quart mason jar:

      · 1 1/3 cup all-purpose flour

      · 1 teaspoon baking powder

      · 1 teaspoon baking soda

      · 1/2 teaspoon salt

     

  2. For the second layer, carefully pour and spread 3/4 cup cooking oats.

  3. For the third layer, pour in (and spread around) 3/4 cup chocolate chips.

  4. For the fourth layer, add 3/4 cup chocolate-coated candies.

  5. For the fifth layer, add 1/2 cup brown sugar (packed).

  6. For the sixth layer, add 1/2 cup white sugar.

  7. For the seventh layer, add 1/2 cup chopped walnuts.

  8. Cowboy Cookie Mix

    Decorate your mason jar filled with cookie mix with a printable label, gingham fabric square underneath the lid, and a raffia ribbon, as shown. Or decorate however you like.

  9. To bake the cookies, add the entire jar of ingredients into a mixing bowl and then add:

     ·  1 large egg

     ·  1/2 cup butter or margarine

     ·  2 teaspoons vanilla

    Mix all ingredients together, and place a walnut-sized balls of dough evenly on a lightly greased cookie sheet.  Bake for about 8 minutes at 350 degrees.

     

    Photo credit: Christina A at M & J Kreations.

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