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Candy Cookies in a Jar

Candy Cookies in a Jar

A great gift idea for cookies--layer the dry ingredients in a one-quart glass jar! Attach the preparation instructions on a label or card.

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15 min
Prep Time
40 min
Total Time


1 cup all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

3/4 cup uncooked quick-cooking oats

1 cup mini candy-coated milk chocolate pieces

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup salted peanuts

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

2 teaspoons vanilla

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Layer flour, baking soda, salt, oats, candy pieces, brown sugar, sugar and peanuts in a 1-quart glass jar with airtight seal. Cover; decorate jar as desired.

  2. STEP 2

    Include the following instructions with the jar:
    Heat oven to 350°F. Combine butter, egg and vanilla in bowl. Beat at medium speed until well mixed. Add dry ingredients from jar. Stir until well mixed. Shape dough into 1-inch balls or drop by level tablespoonfuls, 2 inches apart, onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to cooling rack.

Tip #1

Use within one month to avoid hardening of brown sugar.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

90 Calories
4.5 Fat (g)
10 Cholesterol (mg)
65 Sodium (mg)
10 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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