Holiday Swirl Cookies (Gift Mix in a Jar)

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READY IN: 55mins
Recipe by Mom2Rose

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.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Creating the Gift in a Jar:
  2. Wash and thoroughly dry a 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar.
  3. Layer the ingredients in the jar as listed above starting with the flour mixture, brown sugar, sugar and the morsels - make sure to press firmly with a flat bottomed object after each addition; make the layers as level as possible.
  4. Secure the lid and decorate as desired; attach the instructions for making these cookies found below.
  6. Additional ingredients to be added by the recipient: 1/2 cup butter, softened, 1/2 cup shortening, 1 egg and 1 tsp vanilla extract.
  8. Preheat oven to 375°F
  9. Remove morsels from jar and set aside.
  10. Beat butter and shortening until creamy in a medium mixing bowl.
  11. Add dry ingredients from jar; mix until well blended.
  12. In a small bowl, beat egg with vanilla extract using a fork; add to flour mixture.
  13. Gently stir in morsels.
  14. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheet.
  15. Bake at 375°F for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

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