TUTORIAL TUESDAY: {COOKIES} IN A JAR

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With Christmas around the corner I thought now was the best time to revisit one of my all time favourites!

I can just picture these little beauties with red and green M&M’s with festive fabric, labels and a ribbon, they’re perfect little gifts.

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So, here’s the recipe:

Cookies in a Jar

1 1/3 cup all purpose flour, spooned into measuring cup & leveled

1 teaspoon baking powder

1 teaspoon baking soda

1/4 teaspoon salt

1 cup cooking oats

3/4 cup m&ms

3/4 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1/2 cup brown sugar, packed

1/2 cup white sugar

1/3 – 1/2 cup chopped pecans

Stir all the dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl.

Add

1 slightly beaten egg

1/2 cup butter (melted slightly in the microwave)

1 teaspoon vanilla

Mix wet ingredients into dry ingredients. Use the back of a large spoon to work it all together. You may even need to use your hands to get everything incorporated.

Then roll the cookie dough into 1 1/2 inch balls, place on a parchment covered baking sheet and bake for about 10 minutes in a preheated 350F degree oven.

Layer the ingredients in your jar like this:

First: flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt

Second: oats

Third: m&ms

Fourth: chocolate chips

Fifth: brown sugar

Sixth: white sugar

Seventh: chopped pecans

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Recipe & Photos from Bakerella