Christmas Cookie Mix In A Jar

Prep Time: 30 Minutes

Yields: 1 (1-quart) Jar Cookie Mix


Homemade Christmas gifts always make a lasting impression on your friends, family, employees and co-workers. They will consider themselves very lucky to receive such a thoughtful gift from you!


1½ cups flour

1 tsp baking powder

½ tsp baking soda

½ tsp salt

½ cup cooking oats

½ cup M&M'S®

½ cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

¾ cup brown sugar, packed

½ cup granulated sugar

⅓ cup chopped pecans

Method for Assembly:

In a 1-quart glass jar or a 32-ounce canister or a container with a tight-fitting lid, layer the following ingredients one at time into the glass jar in order: flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cooking oats, M&M'S®, chocolate chips, brown sugar, granulated sugar and pecans. Tap jar gently on the counter to settle each layer before adding the next. Cover jar tightly with lid. Present as a gift or store the layered jar of cookie ingredients at room temperature up to 1 month.

Attach a Recipe Card with the Following Instructions:


Prep Time: 25 Minutes

Yields: 24–26 Cookies

You will need:

1 large egg, slightly beaten

½ cup melted butter

1 tsp vanilla extract


Preheat oven to 350°F. In a large mixing bowl, stir together all dry ingredients from container. Add egg, melted butter and vanilla extract. Using the back of a large cooking spoon, combine all ingredients until well incorporated. Roll cookie dough into 1½-inch balls then place on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake 14–16 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool slightly.