Tuesday, October 27, 2009

m & m cookies in a jar

An easy, fun and festive holiday gift!
3/4 C. packed brown sugar
1/4 C. white sugar
1 1/2 C. mini baking M & M's
2 C. flour
1/2 t. baking soda
1/4 t. salt
Mix together flour, baking soda and salt.

In a clean 1 qt. canning jar layer the ingredients in the order given, starting with the brown sugar and ending with the flour.

Attach a recipe card with the following directions:

M & M's Cookies

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Empty the contents of the jar into a mixing bowl. Add 3/4 C. softened butter or oleo. Beat in 1 egg and 1 t. vanilla. Mix in until well combined. Shape dough into 1 inch balls and flatten slightly with the palm of your hand. Bake for 10 -12 minutes, until the edges are lightly browned. Remove to a rack to cool. Makes about 2 dozen cookies.

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