Macadamia Nut Blondies (Gift Mix in a Jar)

READY IN: 35mins
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 16 bars.

Top Review by LARavenscroft

Made for 1-2-3 Hit Wonders. These were good, but I felt they had a little too much shortening in them for the amount of flour. You definitely need to let them cool before you attempt to eat them ~ they hold together much better. Thanks Mom2Rose!

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, salt, baking soda, brown sugar, nuts and then white chocolate chips - 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: 3/4 cup solid butter-flavored shortening (Crisco), 1 egg and 1 tsp vanilla extract.
  8. Preheat oven to 350.
  9. In a large bowl, blend the shortening, egg and vanilla extract.
  10. Add the contents of the jar, and stir until well mixed; do not overstir.
  11. Spread the batter evenly in a greased 9x9 inch baking pan.
  12. Bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  13. Cool completely in pan before cutting into 16 squares.
  14. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.

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