Polka-Dot Cherry Cookies in a Jar

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

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Top Review by dicentra

These are yummy!! I made this for PAC 2006. I skipped the jar because I wanted to eat them right away! My dried cherries were pretty big, so I cut them up with scissors. The dough is really thick, but the cookies come out nice and moist. The only thing I think I will do different next time is increase the amount of walnuts and decrease the amount of white chocolate chips. They were a little too sweet for my taste. Orange or lemon zest would be a nice addition too. Thanks for sharing! :)

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Layer sugar in a one-quart, wide-mouth jar; set aside.
  2. Mix together the next 4 ingredients; add to the jar, packing down gently.
  3. Layer the remaining ingredients in the order given.
  4. Secure lid and attach instructions.
  5. Instructions: In a large mixing bowl, cream 1/2 cup butter; add in 1 egg.
  6. Blend in cookie mix; mix well.
  7. Drop dough by teaspoonfuls onto a greased cookie sheet.
  8. Bake in a 375° oven for 10-12 minutes.
  9. Cool cookies on a wire rack.

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