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Spicy Oatmeal Cookie Mix Recipe
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Spicy Oatmeal Cookie Mix Recipe

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Brown sugar and spice and everything nice—like cinnamon, coconut, oats and chips—are layered together in pretty jars of yummy, ready-to-bake cookies. A quick and easy gift idea that's appreciated any time of year, it was shared by our Test Kitchen. Remember to include preparation instructions and a list of any additional ingredients needed with your gift tag.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:22 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 22 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup swirled milk chocolate and caramel chips
  • 1/2 cup flaked coconut
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS:
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 egg
  • 3/4 teaspoon vanilla extract

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 173 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 130 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the first five ingredients. In a 1-qt. glass jar, layer the flour mixture, brown sugar, sugar, oats, chips and coconut, packing well between each layer. Cover and store in a cool, dry place for up to 6 months. Yield: 1 batch (4 cups).
  2. To prepare cookies: In a large bowl, beat the butter, egg and vanilla. Add cookie mix and mix well. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 9-11 minutes or until golden brown. Cool for 2 minutes before removing to wire racks. Yield: about 3-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Spicy Oatmeal Cookie Mix in Simple & Delicious November/December 2006, p16

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 173 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 21 mg cholesterol, 130 mg sodium, 24 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 2 g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 21, 2013

Have given this as a gift many times. Use cinnamon chips instead of chocolate & no coconut, much better. Can make into bars as well as cookies. Everyone loves them.

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Reviewed Dec. 2, 2012

I was given these as a gift in the jar so I followed the recipe and added the egg, butter and vanilla. When all mixed up the batter was too dry and crumbly to drop by spoonfuls. Anyone else run into this? I am assuming the gifter used the correct amount of dry ingredients as she is a great cook. I think I will add a bit of milk to wet the batter, but I would like to know if this is unique to me. I was going to make some jars of this for gifts as well.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 15, 2012

Someone gave the cookie mix to me as a Christmas gift. It was so delicious that I had to go online and hunt down the full recipe. I will definitely make this again.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2010

fantastic... great hostess gift for people that don't like alcohol!

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2010

queenstacey, Nestle makes chips that have two flavors swirled together. and you can find this product in the supermarket with the other baking chips.

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