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Oatmeal Pecan Cookie Mix Recipe

Oatmeal Pecan Cookie Mix Recipe

This present will be welcomed by anyone who enjoys homemade cookies. The mix is simple to prepare and the results are yummy. I enjoy decorating the jar lids with fabric. As a finishing touch, I tie on a tag with baking instructions. —Bev Woodcock, Kingston, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min. YIELD:18 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup crisp rice cereal
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine flour, sugar, baking soda and baking powder. In a 1-qt. glass jar, layer flour mixture, brown sugar, oats, pecans and rice cereal, packing well between each layer. Cover and store in a cool dry place up to 6 months. Yield: 1 batch (about 4 cups total).
  • 2. To make cookies: Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Gradually add cookie mix.
  • 3. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto greased baking sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes or until golden brown. Cool 2 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Yield: about 3 dozen.

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 160 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 25 mg cholesterol, 118 mg sodium, 21 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.