Nutty Cinnamon Cookies (Gift Mix in a Jar)

Total Time
55mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 45 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 3 1/2 dozen cookies.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  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 powdered sugar, flour, walnuts, salt and then cinnamon - 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.
  5. NUTTY CINNAMON COOKIES GIFT TAG:.
  6. Additional ingredients to be added by the recipient: 1 1/2 cups butter, softened, 1 tsp vanilla extract and 1/2 cup powdered sugar.
  7. COOKIE INSTRUCTIONS:
  8. Preheat oven to 325.
  9. In a large bowl, blend the butter and vanilla extract; add the contents of the jar, and stir until well mixed.
  10. Roll the dough into 1 1/2 inch balls and arrange on an ungreased baking sheet, spacing the cookies about 2 inches apart.
  11. Bake for 15-18 minutes, or until the edges are light brown in color.
  12. Allow to cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheet; then roll each cookie in the powdered sugar.
  13. Transfer to wire racks and cool completely.
  14. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.