Layered Cookie Mix In A Jar {Hostess Gift}

Do you love to add a personal touch to your hostess gifts? Then why not make this “Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix in a Jar” for a party hostess, a school teacher, or anyone else you like to recongnize over the Holidays. Here’s what you do: Put ingredients in layers, inside a Quart-size canning jar. Cut a circle of fabric and place it between the flat part of the lid and the threaded part of the lid, and screw the lid on. Tie a pretty card on with a ribbon and attach the directions for baking the Chocolate Chip cookies.
Layer ingredients in the order listed.
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
1 1/2 cup simisweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup light brown sugar

Attach the Following Directions:You will need:
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 large egg
1 tsp vanilla extract
Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. Add egg and vanilla, beating until blended. Add Cookie Jar Mix and stir with a spoon. Drop tablespoon-sized balls onto baking sheet. Bake at 350 for 9-10 minutes. Transfer to wire rack and cool completely.
Makes 2 1/2 dozen.

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Chris Nease is a party stylist and home entertaining expert with over 15 years of experience. In addition to her work as founding editor of Celebrations At Home, Chris is an editorial stylist and has contributed to, SheKnows, and countless other websites. Most recently she was featured in Celebrate magazine, and her work has been published in Woman's World, Ocala Style, Yum Food & Fun for Kids, and Cottages & Bungalows.


  1. Not just a Mommy! says:

    We’ve done this every year for teacher gifts, they are so much fun, and they love it.


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