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Christmas Cookies in a Jar

Rated as 4.44 out of 5 Stars

"With layers of vanilla chips, oats and dried cranberries, this delectable cookie mix looks as good as it tastes! For a special gift, tuck a jar in a pretty basket with wooden spoon, cookie sheet, kitchen timer and instructions."
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Ingredients

25 m servings
Original recipe yields 18 servings

Directions

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  1. In a 1-qt. glass jar, layer the sugar and brown sugar, packing well between each layer. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; spoon into jar. Top with oats, cranberries and chips. Cover and store in a cool dry place for up to 6 months.
  2. To prepare cookies: Pour cookie mix into a large mixing bowl; stir to combine. Beat in butter, egg and vanilla. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Drop by the tablespoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F for 8-10 minutes or until browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

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Most helpful positive review

I have to say I love this cookie. It is very sweet with the white chocolate chips (but I'm one of those who thinks cookies should be sweet... and rarely do I find something "too" sweet). The t...

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I have to say I love this cookie. It is very sweet with the white chocolate chips (but I'm one of those who thinks cookies should be sweet... and rarely do I find something "too" sweet). The t...

I put these together and sold them at a craft show. They sold out in minutes! After baking them, I got rave reviews and orders for several more.

not the best

I decided to make these before I gave the jar as gifts. The flavor is wonderful. The only thing that I did differently is, I softened the butter rather than melt it. Next year I will give the...

I loved this recipe but I made it with cherry chips instead of cranberries and it turned our great. I will be making more next year.

Good, hearty cookie.

These are delicious, and really do make the nicest 'gift in a jar'. We call them "Cranberries in the Snow". Usually you don't get a beautiful layered jar AND a good taking cookie too, but thi...

I gave it 4 stars for it's potential! The white chocolate chips and cranberries are yummy, but this recipe was SUPER sweet and super greasy. I even decreased the chips & cranberries to about 2...

I wanted to give my family something different this year, so I chose this recipe. I did a trial run before making up all of the jars and everyone loved them so much I knew this was the right one...