Jo's Brownie Mix in a Jar


Brownies in a jar. Dry ingredients are layered in the jar starting at the top of the list right down to the bottom of the list. This makes a great gift at any time.

1 1/2 dozen


  • 2 teaspoons salt

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • cup all-purpose flour

  • cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • cup packed brown sugar

  • cup white sugar

  • ½ cup semisweet chocolate chips

  • ½ cup vanilla baking chips

  • ½ cup walnuts


  1. Layer salt, 1/2 cup plus 1/8 cup flour, and cocoa powder in a 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar. Wipe out the inside of the jar with a dry paper towel after adding the cocoa powder. Add brown sugar, white sugar, chocolate chips, vanilla chips, and walnuts, pressing each layer firmly in place. Seal the jar and attach a gift tag with baking instructions.

Cook's Note:

Baking instructions for the tag: Combine the contents of this jar with 3 eggs, 2/3 cup vegetable oil, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract; mix until batter is smooth. Pour batter into a greased 9-inch square baking pan. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 27 to 32 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

157 Calories
5g Fat
27g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 18
Calories 157
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 7%
Saturated Fat 3g 13%
Sodium 276mg 12%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 18g
Protein 2g
Calcium 14mg 1%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 69mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.