Chocolate Cookie Mix in a Jar

Chocolate Cookie Mix in a Jar


"This is a great Christmas or birthday gift. Everybody loves to bake, yet no one has the time. It is a thoughtful gift for the busy person in your life. And by the way, the cookies are delicious!"


25 m servings
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Original recipe yields 36 servings


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  1. Combine all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  2. In a 1 quart wide mouth canning jar, layer dark brown sugar, white sugar, cocoa, chopped pecans, and chocolate chips. Pack everything down firmly before you add flour mixture, it will be a snug fit.
  3. Attach a tag with the following instructions: Chocolate Cookie Mix in a Jar: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) 2. Empty cookie mix into large bowl. Thoroughly blend mixture with hands. Mix in 3/4 cup softened butter or margarine, 1 egg, slightly beaten, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Shape into walnut size balls, and place 2 inches apart on a parchment lined baking sheet. 3. Bake for 11 to 13 minutes. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet, then move to wire racks.
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WARNING: If your gift recipient waits a while before using the mix, the brown-sugar layer will have hardened into a solid chunk that has to be chipped out of the jar and won't blend well with ot...

I've made this a few times as gifts and they're always a hit. I would agree that the layering needs to be changed. I started with the flour mixture on the bottom and then alternated dark and l...

This is a really delicious cookie. I made about 24 cookies from the mix instead of 36 (ie bigger than suggested) and cooked them for about 20 minutes. The baking soda/powder could be tasted s...

This recipe is wonderful. Once the ingredients are rearranged (I put the flour, powder, soda, and salt on the bottom, then layered dark, light, dark, light and finished with the chips on the to...

I change a couple of things with this recipe. I reverse the order of ingredients and divide the flour in between the brown sugar and cocoa when putting them in the jar. To me it looks better a...

I dont know whos idea it was to put the flour on top but if you want flour all over when you open it, then thats the way to do it. I suggest putting the ing. in this order. Brown sugar, flour,...

These cookies were really yummy. Lots of chocolate, and moist. I doubled the batch and mixed it all up, then packed it into 4 500ml (1/2 quart) jars as my own premade cookie mix. When I want ...

Great cookie--it does taste like a brownie in a cookie form w/choc. chips. I agree w/the suggestion to split up the brown sugar in the layering so it isn't so compressed and it makes sense that ...

This recipe turned out great! - both the jar and the baked cookies. I followed the suggestions of other readers regarding layering, and used M&M's rather than chocolate chips. These made great...