Thursday, December 06, 2007

25 Days Of Recipes Day 6

This is a great gift idea for teachers or anyone else!

Cookie Mix In A Jar
1c.all purpose flour
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
3/4 c. raisins
2c. rolled oats
3/4 c packed brown sugar
1/2 c.white sugar

Mix together flour, ground cinnamon,ground nutmeg, baking soda and salt.Set aside.

Layer ingredients in the following order tinoa 1 quart wide mouth canning jar.
Flour mixture,raisins, rolled oats, brown sugar and white sugar. It will be a tight fit, make sure you firmly pack down each layer before adding the next layer.

Decorate jar and attach a tag with the following instructions:

Oatmeal Raisin Spice Cookies
1. Preheat over to 350degrees.Line cookie sheets with parchment paper.
2. Empty jar of cookie mix into large mixing bowl.Use your hands to thoroughly mix.
3. Mix 3/4 c butter, softened. Stir in one slightly beaten egg and 1 tsp. of vanilla. Mix until completely blended. You will need to finish mixing with your hands. Shape into balls the size of walnuts. Place on a parchment lined cookie sheet 2 inch apart.
4. Bake for 11 to 13 minutes in preheated oven, or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on a cookie sheet on a cookie sheet. Transfer cookies to wire racks to finish cooling.

God Bless!