Pink Polka Dot Cookies (Gift Mix in a Jar)

Recipe by Mom2Rose
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 18
YIELD: 36 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Creating the Gift in a Jar:
  • Wash and thoroughly dry a 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar.
  • Layer the ingredients in the jar as listed above starting with the flour, salt, baking soda, sugar, brown sugar 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.
  • Secure the lid and decorate as desired; attach the instructions for making these cookies found below.
  • PINK POLKA DOT COOKIES GIFT TAG:
  • Additional ingredients to be added by the recipient: 3/4 cup buttermilk, 8 drops food coloring, 1/2 cup solid butter-flavored shortening, 1 egg and 1 tsp vanilla extract.
  • COOKIE INSTRUCTIONS:
  • Preheat oven to 400.
  • In a large bowl, first mix the buttermilk with the food coloring, then beat in the shortening, egg and vanilla extract.
  • Add the contents of the jar, and stir until well mixed.
  • Drop the dough by heaping teaspoonfuls onto an ungreased baking sheet, spacing the cookies about 2 inches apart.
  • Bake for 9-11 minutes, or until the edges are light brown in color.
  • Allow to cool for 3 minutes on the baking sheet, then transfer to wire racks and cool completely.
  • Serve immediately or store in an airtight container for up to 10 days.
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