Cookie Mix Recipes

Chewy Chocolate Heaven

1 2/3 c. all-purpose flour

3/4 tsp baking soda

1/2 c. white sugar

2 c. semisweet chocolate chips

1/2 c. brown sugar

To make cookie jars:

Combine the flour, baking soda, and white sugar. Place 1/2  of mixture in clean quart size jar with wide mouth. Place 1 cup of chocolate chips on top, pack firmly.  Place brown sugar on top and again pack firmly.  Place remaining mixture on top of brown sugar, follow with the rest of the chocolate chips.  Cover with lid.

To bake:

Empty jar into a large bowl.  In separate bowl combine 3/4 cup of butter, 2 eggs, and 1 tsp vanilla.  Beat until creamy.  Add to dry mixture. Drop by tablespoonful onto an ungreased cookie sheet, and bake in a preheated 375 degrees F oven for eight to ten minutes.

 

Cranberry Sensation

5/8 c. all-purpose flour                                              1/3 c. packed brown sugar

1/2 c. rolled oats (old fashioned oats)                       1/3 c. white sugar

1/2 c. all-purpose flour                                               1/2 c. dried cranberries

1/2 tsp baking soda                                                    1/2 c. white chocolate chips

1/2 tsp salt                                                                  1/2 c. chopped pecans

To make cookie jar:

Layer the ingredients in order listed in a wide mouth quart jar. Cover with lid.

To bake:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a medium bowl, beat together 1/2 cup softened butter, 1 egg and 1 tsp vanilla until fluffy.  Add the entire jar of ingredients, and mix together by hand until well blended.  Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto ungreased baking sheets.  Bake for eight to ten minutes.  Cool on wire rack.

 

PB&C Cookies

1 1/3 c. all-purpose flour                               3/4 c. old fashioned oats

1 tsp baking powder                                      1/2 c. Reeses pieces

1/2 tsp baking soda                                       1/2 c. chopped pecans

1/4 tsp salt                                                     1/2 c. mini semisweet chocolate chips

1/2 c. brown sugar

1/2 c. white sugar

To make cookie jars:

Layer ingredients into jar in order listed.  Cover with lid.

To bake:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Mix 1 tsp vanilla, 2 eggs, and 3/4 c. melted butter in a large bowl at medium speed until mixed well.  Slowly add the contents of the jar into the bowl while mixing at a low speed.  When ingredients are well mixed, roll dough into 1 1/2 inch balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.  Place balls about 1 inch apart.  Bake eight to ten minutes or until edges are set and brown.  Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.

 

Hope you enjoy these cookies as much as my family and I do!

-Dubya

Cookie Mixes

Getting ready for the craft fairs coming up! I still have a lot more to make, but at least I finally started!

I started making cookie mixes a couple of years ago and I came across some really awesome recipes.  Some of the ingredients I changed up,but I’m sure there is someone out there who uses the exact same recipes so I don’t call them originals… I just like to think it! 😉  I takes a good bit of time to put all these jars together and I also make bread mixes (surprise surprise).  People seem to really appreciate something that is “homemade” and either give it as a gift or keep it for themselves.  A lot of people don’t have the love for baking that I do or maybe just don’t have the time to do it, with these pre-made mixes (that will be dressed up in pretty jars) people will be able to enjoy unique cookie mixes that will be ready by just adding a few wet ingredients!  When I go to the craft fairs I always take free samples of the mixes and people REALLY appreciate that, because let’s face it… whenever someone goes to a fair they usually always buy some type of food if nothing else!  But by giving samples they get to try before they buy it, and it really makes me happy when people ask, “did you make these?” (I have convinced myself to take that as a compliment).  People often really do seem surprised at how good they taste, then they buy a jar and now everyone’s happy! Anyway, I do really enjoy going to the craft fairs it’s fun to see how creative people are and that they aren’t afraid to put themselves out there and let everyone see too! I will put more pics of the finished product on here before the craft fair, I will also work on putting the recipes up too…they are just too good not to share!

-Dubya

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