Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix in a Jar

Old-Fashioned Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix in a Jar

Nothing says holiday like homemade, and this classic cookie mix in a jar is a sweet way to spread the festive fun of baking with your family.


1 gift jar with mix for about 3 dozen cookies


  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup firmly packed C&H® Dark Brown Sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups old-fashioned rolled oats
  • 1 cup mini chocolate chips


Combine flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt in a small bowl. Spoon into a 1-quart, wide-mouthed 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 1/2 cup softened butter or margarine, 1 egg and 2 teaspoons vanilla until combined.

Slowly add contents of jar and mix well. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place on greased cookie sheet. Using the back of a spoon, flatten cookies slightly.

Bake at 350°F for 12 to 14 minutes or until lightly browned.