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Sand Art Cookies

"A perfect quick and easy gift. The layers in the jar are as beautiful as a work of art."
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Ingredients

servings 208 cals
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 dozen)

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Directions

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  1. In a 1 quart or 1 liter jar, layer the ingredients in the order given. Lightly pack down the jar after each addition. Attach a card with the following instructions:
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a cookie sheet. Empty the entire contents of the jar into a medium bowl. Add 1 large egg and 1/2 cup of margarine melted; mix well. Form dough into 1 inch balls and bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Makes about 2 dozen cookies.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 208 calories; 4.3 g fat; 41.2 g carbohydrates; 2.5 g protein; 1 mg cholesterol; 135 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I gave these out as gifts before I tried the recipe. One person commented she needed to add more margerine because they didnt hold together. Another person commented they were hard to chew. I...

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Pretty easy. However, there's so much stuff in them that when you bake them they hardly stay together. In fact, some of mine broke apart even after completely cooling them. They're somewhat tast...

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I gave these out as gifts before I tried the recipe. One person commented she needed to add more margerine because they didnt hold together. Another person commented they were hard to chew. I...

We found that you need to use 1/2 cup margarine instead of the listed 1/4 cup. I believe this might have been a typo because every similar recipe has 1/2 cup.

I am planning on making these for Christmas gifts, so I decided to try them for myself. I thought the cookies were really good, chewy and crispy. My husband and daughter both loved them. They ...

I decided to use this recipe for my daughter's 5th grade class Valentine's Day Party. I cut the recipe in half and used a pint size jar. We put raffia and Valentine ribbon around the top of t...

Pretty easy. However, there's so much stuff in them that when you bake them they hardly stay together. In fact, some of mine broke apart even after completely cooling them. They're somewhat tast...

This is an easy recipe and looks beautiful! A fun gift idea for any occasion. I found you can use the "seasonal" M&M's to make it appropriate for any occasion.

Makes a great gift and everyone loves them! You can use different colored rice crispy's to make it even more colorful!

The jars look great. The cookie tastes good, it a bit dry and hard. Would cut down on the amount of Choc. Chips, found there were too many.

I always make these recipes first before giving them as gifts. I followed the directions, added 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla and they were terrific! Using a small ice cream scoop to drop the cookie...