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This Holiday Cookies jar recipe is always a big hit with friends, neighbors, and coworkers. You’ll love how easy these mason jar cookies come together. Not only are they yummy, but the mix can be made ahead. I have also included a cookie jar label printable for each recipe to make it so easy and super cute!
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This Santa Claus cookie jar is my absolute favorite Christmas cookie jar! The red and green m&m s candies make the jar look extra festive and the Santa printable tag gives this m&m jar the perfect finishing touch.
Cookies in a Jar Ingredients
- 1 1/3 cups flour
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
- 1 cup M&Ms
- 1 cup of regular oats
- 1 tsp. baking soda
- 1/2 tsp.Kosher salt (or 1/4 tsp table salt)
Layer in a 1-quart size, wide-mouth canning jar with a lid.
- Mix flour, baking soda, and salt, place in the bottom of the jar
- M&M milk chocolate candies
- Brown Sugar (press down firmly)
Screw the lid on tightly, and add an instruction label to the top of the jar.
To make decorative cookie jars, wrap ribbon around the jar front to back vertically. Twist in the back to secure the lid and bring ribbon to the front to tie a big bow. You can find all sorts of wide ribbons in shades of red and greens to compliment the labels at your local craft store.
Add the labels and you have a sweet cookie jar gift that is perfect to gift away this holiday season! Mason jar cookie recipes are a fun gift that is easy to whip up and have on hand for unexpected gift-giving. They also make great Christmas gifts for teachers and a fun gift for families with younger kids to enjoy creating baked goods together.
To make cookies, mix jar contents with 1/2 cup melted butter, 1 egg, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Drop by 2 tablespoons on cookie baking sheets. Bake for 10 minutes at 350°. (makes about 2 dozen cookies)
Need more easy gift ideas? Check out this Mason Jar Gifts ebook to make your homemade gift-giving super easy! You will get delicious recipes, assembly instructions, and of course, printable gift tags and labels to wrap them up! Two of our family’s favorite recipes in a jar are the Peppermint Brownies and the Shake and Pour Pancakes.
Holiday Cookies Jar Recipe
Holiday Cookies Jar Recipe
Enjoy this holiday cookies jar recipe! Gifts in a jar are super simple to make and are always and appreciated homemade gift. Not only are they yummy but the mix can be made ahead and I have I printable labels to make it so easy!
- 1 1/3 Cup Flour
- 1/4 Cup Sugar
- 3/4 Cup Packed brown sugar
- 1 Cup M&Ms
- 1 Cup Regular oats
- 1 Tsp Baking soda
- 1/2 Tsp Kosher salt (or 1/4 tsp table salt)
Layer in a 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar
Mix flour, salt & baking soda, place in the bottom of the jar
Brown Sugar (press down firmly)
Mix jar contents with 1/2 cup melted butter.
Add 1 egg
Add 1 Teaspoon Vanilla
Drop by 2 Tablespoons on a cookie sheet
Bake 10 minutes at 350 degrees
Holiday Cookies Jar Labels
For the finishing touch on the cookies in a jar recipes for Christmas, I print the labels in color on a solid sheet of label paper. You can find label paper at your local craft store or office supply store.
Friends and family are sure to love this holiday gift!
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