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Cowboy Cookie Mix in a Jar

"Cookie mix layered in a jar. They are great for gift-giving or bake sales."
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25 m servings 167 cals
Original recipe yields 18 servings (3 dozen cookies)


  • Calories:
  • 167 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 5.5 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 29.1g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 2.4 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 133 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Layer the ingredients in a 1 quart jar in the order given. Press each layer firmly in place before adding the next layer.
  2. Include a card with the following instructions: Cowboy Cookie Mix in a Jar 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. 2. In a medium bowl, mix together 1/2 cup melted butter or margarine, 1 egg, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Stir in the entire contents of the jar. You may need to use your hands to finish mixing. Shape into walnut sized balls. Place 2 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets. 3. Bake for 11 to 13 minutes in the preheated oven. Transfer from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.

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Maybe the previous user cooked them too long or made them to small...these are great cookies, and very easy. My batch of 8 jars took about an hour to assemble. Found some cute red fabric at Wa...

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I don't recommend. I followed the recipe exactly, but (1) it wouldn't fit into a 1 quart jar no matter how much I compacted it, (2) the cookie mix was so dry and crumbly it was nearly impossib...

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Maybe the previous user cooked them too long or made them to small...these are great cookies, and very easy. My batch of 8 jars took about an hour to assemble. Found some cute red fabric at Wa...

This was a really great recipe. I changed the arrangement of the ingredients putting the flour on bottom, then the oatmeal, brown sugar, white sugar, nuts (I used walnuts) and chocolate chips. ...

These are the BEST cookies I've ever had!!! I take them to work for birthdays and other celebrations and everyone always begs for the recipe. Everyone who receives them as a gift begs to get t...

Great idea! I think the next time I'll put the flour, baking sode and salt on the bottom layer to keep it from filtering down through the other layers. Do remember to PACK EACH LAYER or you'll...

This is a great cookie! I used 3/4 cup mini chocolate chips instead of the 1 cup regular size and put them in last (on the top). Everything fit perfectly and the cookie did not lack for chips. I...

I made these jar mixes to give as Christmas gifts - they are attractive to the eye *and* the cookies taste great! As other reviews stated, I found it a little tough to fit all ingredients into ...

These are awesome! I gave out several batches of these as Christmas presents, plus I have made them 4 times now for home and Christmas parties. They were a hit everytime, and delicious! NOTE: ...

I gave this as gifts to sunday school teachers, ballet instructor and so on. Perfect and got rave reviews. Best to use a wide mouth jar and pack well, I used the bottom of a glass to pack it dow...

These were fantastic cookies! However, I think next time I will cut the oatmeal in half. I used quick oats which swell up faster and make the taste fuller than reg. oats.