Cookie in a Jar

Cookie in a Jar

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20 m servings 217 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 217 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 5.1 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 41.2g
  • 13%
  • Protein:
  • 3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 2 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 109 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * 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. In a 1 quart jar, layer the ingredients in the order listed. Pack down firmly after each addition.
  2. Attach a tag with the following instructions: Cookie in a Jar 1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). 2. In a large bowl, cream 1/2 cup margarine until light and fluffy. Mix in 1 egg and 2 tablespoons water. Add the entire contents of the jar, and stir until well blended. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto an ungreased cookie sheet. 3. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes in preheated oven. Remove from baking sheets to cool on wire racks.


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TIME SAVER TIP!! I had no idea how many jars I could make with the amount of ingredients I had to work with since the recipe is for one jar at a time. After a few hours, and learning what order...

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I was looking at different cookie mixes in a jar to make for Christmas presents. This recipe was OK, but the crispy rice cereal tended to go hard and chewy in the finished product. I liked tha...

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TIME SAVER TIP!! I had no idea how many jars I could make with the amount of ingredients I had to work with since the recipe is for one jar at a time. After a few hours, and learning what order...

The recipe was a teenie tiny bit dry and I think it lacks a little flavor so I recommend adding vanilla. I had a professional pastry chef taste test it and she tasted the baking soda immediatel...

In one word: YuM! I had no problem fitting this recipe into a quart jar. I used a plastic spatula to pack down after a few layers (layered sugar first, then oats, choc. chips, crispies, white ch...

I too made many jars of this up for Christmas gifts (created a serious assembly line and it was actually fun) and we ate a few batches throughout the holidays. Halfway through the gruelling (ha...

What a great and easy cookie recipe. I recieved only great raves when I made them. The recipe is yummy as is but the 3rd time I made them, I substituted 1 tablespoon of vanilla instead of usin...

Very yummy cookie! I got many compliments on them. If I made them in a jar again I put half the flour, then the brown sugar, then the other half of the flour to make the layers look a little m...

Wonderful! I would advise adding "mix thoroughly" to the instructions because you are not creaming the sugar with the butter, so it takes awhile to blend. I had a novice cook complain that the...

This is fabulous. I did arrange the ingredients as follows, white sugar,oat meal, Krispies, white chips, choc. chips, brown sugar, flour. It was hard to find the Wide Mouth jars. I went to 10 st...

We've given this mix as gifts for two years because it's everyone's favorite. We follow the recipe exactly - absolutely wonderful! Our advice would be to follow the recipe.

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