Gift jar directions at bottom of the recipe - add onto a recipe card and attach to the gift! Or skip the gift making and indulge yourself with this treat!! NOTE: This recipe is to be prepared one QUART size wide mouth canning jar and will yield 4 dozen cookies.
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- 2 cups flour
- 1 teaspoon cinnamon
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
- 1 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
- 1 1/4 cups butterscotch chips
ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS (to be added by the recipient)
- 1Creating the Gift in a Jar:.
- 2Wash and thoroughly dry a 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar.
- 3Layer the ingredients in the jar as listed above starting with the flour, cinnamon, salt, baking soda, baking powder, light brown sugar and then butterscotch chips - make sure to press firmly with a flat bottomed object after each addition; make the layers as level as possible.
- 4Secure the lid and decorate as desired; attach the instructions for making these cookies found below.
- 5BUTTERSCOTCH CHEWIES COOKIES GIFT TAG:.
- 6Additional ingredients to be added by the recipient: 2/3 cup solid butter-flavored shortening (such as Butter Flavor Crisco), 2 eggs and 1 tsp vanilla extract.
- 7COOKIE INSTRUCTIONS:.
- 8Preheat oven to 400.
- 9In a large bowl, blend the shortening, eggs and vanilla extract.
- 10Add the contents of the jar, and stir until well mixed.
- 11Drop the dough by heaping teaspoonfuls onto an ungreased baking sheet, spacing the cookies about 2 inches apart.
- 12Bake for 7-9 minutes, or until the edges are light brown in color.
- 13Allow to cool for 2 minutes on the baking sheet, then transfer to wire racks and cool completely.
- 14Serve immediately or store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
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Nutritional Facts for Butterscotch Chewies Cookies (Gift Mix in a Jar)
Serving Size: 1 (39 g)
Servings Per Recipe: 24
- Amount Per Serving
- % Daily Value
- Calories 177.5
- Calories from Fat 79
- Total Fat 8.7 g
- Saturated Fat 3.7 g
- Cholesterol 17.6 mg
- Sodium 107.3 mg
- Total Carbohydrate 22.9 g
- Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
- Sugars 14.8 g
- Protein 1.8 g