Cookie Mix in a Jar III

Cookie Mix in a Jar III

86 Reviews 3 Pics
  • Prep

    20 m
  • Ready In

    20 m
Lisa
Recipe by  Lisa

“Oatmeal Raisin Spice cookie mix in a jar with tag attached with directions on how to prepare the mix. These make wonderful gifts to give any time of year, and also for wedding favors, hostess gifts, baby showers, or take to a cookie exchange. Make sure to bake some up so people know what they taste like. Store in a cool dry place away from a heat source so condensation and clumping does not occur. Enjoy.”

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Ingredients

Adjust Servings

Original recipe yields 3 dozen

Directions

  1. Mix together flour, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  2. 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.
  3. Attach a tag with the following instructions: Oatmeal Raisin Spice Cookies 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Line cookie sheets with parchment paper. 2. Empty jar of cookie mix into large mixing bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly mix. 3. 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. 4. 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.

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Reviews (86)

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Heidi
74

Heidi

These cookies are great!! I gave this to several people, and EVERYONE loved it!! The only thing I did different was to put it in different order because I didn't want the flower mix or sugar to seep down, and I wanted the raisins to be at the top incase they didn't want raisins in their cookies. The layer order I used was: flour mixture (bottom), brown sugar, white sugar, rolled oats, then the raisins. All in all, a FANTASTIC recipe!! My 1 1/2 year old son LOVED them (he cried when there was no more!!) so we give this one a 2 thumbs up!!

AVOCET
49

AVOCET

Did this for a church bake & craft sale. Decorated the jar, put it on a tray and surrounded it with baked cookies. Followed the advice on order: 1)flour, 2)brown sugar, 3)white sugar, 4)oats, then 5)raisins. Looked terrific, tasted wonderful and sold very well! Thanks Lisa for another great looking and great tasting Cookie in a Jar Recipe! Tip: Don't buy the baking raisins that are "moisture rich" for the jar. They are great in the cookies, but look much to moist to be sealed in the jar.

KRISTINA SCOTT
36

KRISTINA SCOTT

I used 1/2 a banana plus 1/2 tsp baking powder instead of an egg and butter flavored shortening plus 4 1/2 tsp water instead of butter and they were absolutely fabulous. Banana adds a unique flavor that goes well with the ingredients. Got nothing but rave reviews and requests for more!

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Nutrition

Amount Per Serving (36 total)

  • Calories
  • 67 cal
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 0.4 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs
  • 15.4 g
  • 5%
  • Protein
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium
  • 69 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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