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Cookie Mix in a Jar IX

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"Trail Mix 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 and make sure to bake some up so people know what they taste like to. Store in a cool dry place away from a heat source so condensation and clumping does not occur. Enjoy!"
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servings 166
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 1/2 dozen)


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  1. Layer ingredients in order given in a quart ''wide mouth'' canning jar. Mix the flour together with the baking powder. Press each layer firmly in place, it will be a tight fit.
  2. Attach directions to jar:<BR> <BR> Trail Mix Cookies <BR> 1. Empty jar of cookie mix into large mixing bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly blend mix.<BR> 2. Add: 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened at room temperature. DO NOT USE DIET MARGARINE. Mix in 1 egg, slightly beaten and 1 teaspoon vanilla. <BR> 3. Mix until completely blended. You will need to finish mixing with your hands.<BR> 4. Shape into walnut sized balls and place 2 inches apart on a sprayed cookie sheets.<BR> 5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 to 14 minutes until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to racks to finish cooling. Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies.


Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 166 calories; 1.5 37.3 2.9 0 51 Full nutrition

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I just tried making these cookies before giving them away in jars and they came out tasting great. They do come out better though when the balls are compact, so putting them in the refridge. be...

I got one of these jars as a gift, made them the same say, and absolutly loved them! The only differene in mine was it called for me to add 2 eggs, not 1. I can't wait to make these cookie again!

This has taken the spot as my all time favorite cookie!! These are WONDERFUL!!!

There flour measurement given is not enough for these cookies. Add more flour or add more oatmeal

These cookies are delicious once baked! The wide mouth quart jar is spot on, packing the ingredients as you go was a good tip. There was a small amount of space left at the top which I would s...