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Cowboy Cookies Mix in a Jar

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  • 1 1/3 cups quick oats
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt together.
  2. Layer the ingredients in order in a 1 quart wide mouth canning jar. Press each layer firmly in place before adding the next ingredient.
  3. Decorate jar and attach a gift card with the following recipe.

Cowboy Cookies

Empty jar of cookie mix into large mixing bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly blend mix.

Add 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter or margarine, melted, 1 egg, slightly beaten, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Mix until completely blended. You may need to finish mixing with your hands. Shape into balls the size of walnuts. Place 2 inches apart on sprayed baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 11 to 13 minutes until edges are lightly browned.

Cool for 5 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to racks to finish cooling.

Yield: about 30 cookies

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