Prep 10 mins
Cook 40 mins
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 20 cupcakes.
- 1 1⁄2 cups flour
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 3⁄4 teaspoon baking powder
- 3⁄4 cup sugar
- 3⁄4 cup brown sugar, packed
- 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS (to be added by the recipient)
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 3 eggs
- 1⁄3 cup milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- Creating the Gift in a Jar:
- Wash and thoroughly dry a 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar.
- Layer the ingredients in the jar as listed above starting with the flour, salt, baking powder, sugar, brown sugar and then chocolate chips - make sure to press firmly with a flat bottomed object after each addition; make the layers as level as possible.
- Secure the lid and decorate as desired; attach the instructions for making these cookies found below.
- CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE CUPCAKES GIFT TAG:
- Additional ingredients to be added by the recipient: 1 cup butter, softened, 3 eggs, 1/3 cup milk and 1 tsp vanilla extract.
- CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIE CUPCAKES INSTRUCTIONS:
- Preheat oven to 375.
- In a large bowl, combine the butter, eggs, milk and extract; blend with electric mixer set on low speed.
- Add the contents of the jar and continue to blend for 2 minutes.
- Spoon the batter into papered muffin tins, filling each liner half full.
- Bake for 17-20 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
- Cool for 5 minutes in the tin, then transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.
- Serve immediately or store in an airtight container for up to 5 days.
No gift mix in a jar for me -- I just baked the muffins for someone instead! I'm sure the gift mix in a jar would have been pretty, though. ;) I used granulated brown sugar, because I hate dealing with sugar that hardens on me ... I also used margarine and soy milk to keep it nondairy. It got high ratings -- "They're good," coming from a harsh critic! Thanks for posting.