In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder and baking soda. Layer ingredients in order given in a quart size canning jar. Mix oatmeal in a blender. Grate chocolate bar and mix into the oatmeal. It is helpful to tap jar lightly on a padded surface (towel on counter) as you layer ingredients to make all ingredients fit neatly. Use scissors to cut a 9 inch- diameter circle from fabric of your choice. Center fabric circle over lid and secure with a rubber band. Tie on a raffia or ribbon bow to cover the rubber band. Attach a card with the following directions:
Remove chocolate chips and nuts with a large spoon. Empty cookie mix into large mixing bowl. Stir mix with large wooden spoon to evenly distribute ingredients. Add 1/2 cup softened butter or margarine, 1 egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix until completely blended. Mixture will be thick, so you may need to use a wooden spoon to finish mixing. Shape into walnut sized balls and place onto a greased cookie sheet 2 inches apart. Bake at 375 degrees F for 8 to 10 minutes until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheet and then place cookies on baking racks to finish cooling.
Yield: 3 dozen
Layer ingredients in the following order into a 1 quart, wide mouth canning jar: Flour mixture, raisins, rolled oats, brown sugar, and white sugar. It will be a tight fit, make sure you firmly pack down each layer before adding the next layer.
Decorate jar and attach a tag with the following instructions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
Empty jar of cookie mix into large mixing bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly mix.
Mix in 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened. Stir in one slightly beaten egg and 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Mix until completely blended. You will need to finish mixing with your hands. Shape into balls the size of walnuts. Place on a parchment lined cookie sheets 2 inches apart.
Bake for 11 to 13 minutes in preheated oven, or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheet. Transfer cookies to wire racks to finish cooling.
Combine flour, baking soda, and salt in small bowl. Place flour mixture in 1 quart jar. Layer remaining ingredients in order listed above. Pressing firmly after each layer. Seal with lid and decorate with fabric and ribbon
Preheat oven to 375*
Beat 3/4 cup Softened butter, 1 egg and 3/4 tsp. vanilla in large bowl until blended. Add cookie mix and 1/2 c nuts (optional) mix well, breaking up any clumps.
Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 9-11 minutes or until golden brown. Makes 2 dozen.
By imaqt1962 from Illinois
In the order listed above, place the dry ingredients into the glass jar. If you want, you can change the order, as sometimes putting the chocolate chips on the top adds a nice touch. Put the top on the jar and tie with a bow. Give the gift with a recipe card letting the person know how to use the ingredients.
Other ingredients needed - 1 stick softened butter, 1 egg, 1 tablespoon milk, 1 teaspoon vanilla.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Mix wet and dry ingredients in bowl well. Drop onto ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 9 to 10 minutes for chewy cookie or 12 to 13 minutes for crispy cookie. Cool one minute. Makes 32 cookies. 1 cookie has 60 calories, but a lot of love!
Combine all ingredients in a medium bowl. Whisk the ingredients together until they are evenly distributed, making sure all brown sugar lumps are crushed. Store in an airtight container.
If you want to give this mix as a gift, attach the following instructions to the jar:
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In the large bowl of an electric mixer, beat the butter until it is smooth. Add the egg, and continue beating until the egg is combined. Add the Candy Cookie Mix and candy bar chunks and blend on low just until the cookie mix is incorporated. Form the cookies into 1 1/2-inch balls and place them 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until golden on the edges. Remove from oven, and cool on cookie sheet for 2 minutes. Makes 3 dozen cookies.
Shared By IMAQT1962 from ILLINOIS
Editor's Note: You could also put some candy bars in the package with the gift jar.
Layer ingredients in a quart sized canning jar in the following order:
Walnuts or pecans, butterscotch morsels , semisweet chocolate morsels, coconut, graham cracker crumbs. Place lid on jar and cut a piece of fabric large enough to come down over lid and secure with a rubber band. Use pinking shears to cut fabric for a pretty edging.
Attach the directions for baking the bar cookies on pretty paper with the following directions:
To make this recipe, you'll also need:
Melt 1/2 cup of butter. Add top layer of graham cracker crumbs. Pat evenly in bottom of an un-greased 13x9x2 inch baking pan. Sprinkle the remaining layered ingredients into the crumb mixture and spread even with spoon. Pour can of sweetened condensed milk evenly over all. Bake at 350 degree F oven for 30 minutes; cool. Cut into bars. Makes about 36 bars.
To attach instructions, punch a hole in the corner of the paper with a punch, then attach with the instructions with a ribbon or twine tied around the lid (hiding the rubber band).
You can also include a wooden spoon with the jar! These are really pretty when done! They make great Christmas gifts or any time of the year gifts. Enjoy!
Shared by IMAQT1962 from ILLINOIS
Layer ingredients in order given in 1 quart mason jar.
Mix all ingredients together. Roll into small balls. Place on greased cookie sheet and flatten with fork dipped into sugar.
Bake at 350 degrees F for 7-10 minutes until done, but not browned.
By IMAQT1962 from ILLINOIS
Place above ingredients in 1 quart mason jar or ziploc baggy with recipe's tag directions:
Combine the following ingredients until well blended.
Shape into balls the size of walnuts. Flatten with fork dipped in sugar. Bake at 350 for 14-18 minutes until edges are lightly browned.
Makes 2 - 2 1/2 dozen cookies.
By IMAQT1962 from ILLINOIS
On card write:
By Robin from Washington, IA