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Christmas Cookies in a Jar

 Christmas Cookies in a Jar
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.
18 ServingsPrep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup vanilla or white chips
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • 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.
  • To prepare cookies: Pour cookie mix into a large 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.

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Christmas Cookies in a Jar (continued)

Directions (continued)

  • Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until browned. Remove to wire
  • racks to cool. Yield: 3 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 188 calories, 9 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 27 mg cholesterol, 102 mg sodium, 26 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.