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    Peanutty Rainbow Cookies (Gift Mix in a Jar)

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    55 mins

    10 mins

    45 mins

    Mom2Rose's Note:

    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.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 21

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    JAR Ingredients

    ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS (to be added by the recipient)

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Creating the Gift in a Jar:
    2. 2
      Wash and thoroughly dry a 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar.
    3. 3
      Layer the ingredients in the jar as listed above starting with the flour, baking soda, salt, oatmeal, M&Ms, brown sugar, sugar and then peanuts - make sure to press firmly with a flat bottomed object after each addition; make the layers as level as possible.
    4. 4
      Secure the lid and decorate as desired; attach the instructions for making these cookies found below.
    5. 5
      PEANUTTY RAINBOW COOKIES GIFT TAG:
    6. 6
      Additional ingredients to be added by the recipient: 1/2 cup butter, softened, 1 egg and 1 tsp vanilla extract.
    7. 7
      COOKIE INSTRUCTIONS:
    8. 8
      Preheat oven to 350.
    9. 9
      In a large bowl, blend the butter, egg and vanilla extract.
    10. 10
      Add the contents of the jar, and stir until well mixed.
    11. 11
      Drop the dough by heaping teaspoonfuls onto an ungreased baking sheet, spacing the cookies about 2 inches apart.
    12. 12
      Bake for 8-10 minutes, or until the edges are light brown in color.
    13. 13
      Allow to cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheet, then transfer to wire racks and cool completely.
    14. 14
      Serve immediately or store in an airtight container for up to 2 weeks.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 04, 2009

      55

      These were really nice looking in the jar lovely layers. Made for RECIPE SWAP #32 - September 2009

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    Nutritional Facts for Peanutty Rainbow Cookies (Gift Mix in a Jar)

    Serving Size: 1 (32 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 21

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 145.3
     
    Calories from Fat 67
    46%
    Total Fat 7.5 g
    11%
    Saturated Fat 3.2 g
    16%
    Cholesterol 21.6 mg
    7%
    Sodium 138.3 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 17.5 g
    5%
    Dietary Fiber 0.8 g
    3%
    Sugars 10.1 g
    40%
    Protein 2.7 g
    5%

    The following items or measurements are not included:

    miniature M&M's chocolate candies

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