Recipe for Cranberry Cream Cookie Mix In A Jar
In A Jar


    Cranberry Cream Cookie Mix in a Jar

    1 cup all-purpose flour
    1/2 teaspoon baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/3 cup granulated sugar
    1/2 cup quick-cooking oatmeal
    1/3 cup brown sugar
    1/2 cup dried cranberries
    1/2 cup vanilla or white chocolate chips
    1/2 cup chopped pecans

    Combine flour, baking soda and salt. Pour into wide-mouth, 1-quart jar. Tap on counter, then press firmly into place. Add granulated sugar; press into place. Add layers of oatmeal, brown sugar, cranberries, chips and pecans, pressing each into place. Close jar tightly.

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    Contents of jar
    1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
    1 egg, slightly beaten
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

    Pour ingredients from jar into a large bowl; stir to combine.

    In another large bowl, beat butter until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla extract; beat to combine (mixture will looked curdled). Add dry ingredients; beat at lowest speed with electric mixer or with wooden spoon until well combined.

    Form dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cool 5 minutes on baking sheet, then remove to wire rack.

    Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies, per cookie: 103 calories, 5.5 grams fat, 2.5 grams saturated fat, 16 milligrams cholesterol, 1 gram protein, 12 grams carbohydrate, 8 grams sugar, 0.5 grams fiber, 66 milligrams sodium, 12 milligrams calcium