A Foodie Gift {cookie-mix-in-a-jar}

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In my opinion, nothing is better than the gift of food!  For Christmas this year, I decided to make some cookie jars using one of my favorite cookie recipes – the Nestle Tollhouse Recipe for Oatmeal Scotchies (oh-so-conveniently located on the back of the butterscotch chips bag).

These gifts are so easy, and with a little elbow grease and creative flair they really turn out beautifully!

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First step is to mix the following in a bowl:

  • .5 cup + 2 tbsp Flour
  • .5 tsp Baking Soda
  • .25 tsp Ground Cinnamon
  • .25 tsp Salt

Dump this into a 1 quart jar, then layer on:

  • 1.5 cups quick oats
  • half a bag of butterscotch chips

In another bowl mix together:

  • .25 cup + 2 tbsp White Sugar
  • .25 cup + 2 tbsp Brown Sugar

Toss the sugar mix into a ziploc baggie and tuck inside the glass jar (on top of the chips).

Next up, write out a note with the following instructions:

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Then it’s time get your creative flair on!

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Last but not least, I baked up a batch of the Oatmeal Scotchies and included a half dozen wrapped in a cellophane bag along with each gift jar.

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YUM!

Cookies.. the gift that keeps on giving Winking smile

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