Oatmeal-Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar (For Gift-Giving)

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 13 mins

Makes a perfect holiday gift for a cookie-lover! You will need a 1-quart glass jar with a tight-fitting lid, and if desired and a red or green bow to tie around the jar.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix the flour together with the baking powder, baking soda and salt.
  2. Layer the ingredients in the glass jar (pressing each layer firmly in place before adding on the next layer).
  3. This is optional; push a small cinnamon stick into the side of the mixture (make certain that it is showing through the glass).
  4. Include a card with the following instructions**.
  5. Set oven to 350 degrees.
  6. Grease cookie sheet/s.
  7. Mix 1/2 cup melted butter or margarine with 1 egg and 2 teaspoons vanilla.
  8. Stir in the entire contents of the jar; mix until combined (you may need your hands to finish the mixing).
  9. Shape in small balls.
  10. Place 2-inches apart on cookie sheets.
  11. Bake for 11-13 minutes.


Most Helpful

Didn't have a red bow on hand... but these were delicious Kit!!! The mix of nuts, oats, chocolate... mmmm! I will be buying some nice jars this week to give them to friends and family for Christmas! Thanks Kit!! Editing to add that it made about 30 cookies (guess I made them small!!)

Redsie December 11, 2006

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