Monday, May 10, 2010

White Chocolate and Macadamia Nut Cookie Mix in a Jar

A list of ingredients you will need:

1 1/4 cups - all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon - baking soda

1/2 teaspoon - salt

1/2 cup - firmly packed Domino® Light Brown Sugar

1/3 cup - Domino® Granulated Sugar

3/4 cup - toasted macadamia nuts, chopped

1 cup - (6-oz package) vanilla milk chips

Toasting heightens the flavor of nuts. To toast macadamia nuts, spread the nuts in a single layer in a shallow baking pan. Bake in a 350°F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until light golden brown, watching carefully and stirring once or twice to brown evenly.

Instructions »Combine flour, baking soda and salt in a small bowl. Spoon into 1-quart, widemouthed canning jar. Layer remaining ingredients in order given, making sure to pack down each layer firmly. Clean inside of jar with a dry paper towel after each layer. Decorate lid by cutting fabric into a 7-inch wide square or circle. Secure with a rubber band and tie with a decorative ribbon and accents.

Attach these instructions to the jar:

In a large mixing bowl, cream together 2/3 cup softened butter or margarine, 1 egg, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla until combined.

Slowly add contents of jar and mix well. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet.

Bake at 375°F for 9-11 minutes or until lightly browned.

Makes about 3 dozen cookies

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