Chocolate Cookie Mix in a Jar

Jamie helped her Mom make these, "Cookie Mix in a Jar" as birthday gifts for her big sister Jennifer who lives in Germany.

Prep Time: approx. 25 Minutes.
Makes 3 dozen (36 servings).

1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup dark brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1/4 cup cocoa
1/2 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1/2 cup white cholocate chips or
1/2 cup peanut butter chips
1 Combine all-purpose flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
2 In a 1 quart wide mouth canning jar, layer dark brown sugar, white sugar, cocoa, chopped pecans, and chocolate pieces. Pack everything down firmly before you add flour mixture, it will be a snug fit.
3 Use the tag on the top of this page, or attach your own tag with the following instructions:
   Chocolate Cookie Mix in a Jar: 1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
   F (175 degrees C) 2. Empty cookie mix into large bowl.
   Thoroughly blend mixture with hands. Mix in 3/4 cup softened
   butter or margarine, 1 egg, slightly beaten, and 1 teaspoon
   vanilla. Shape into walnut size balls, and place 2 inches apart
   on a parchment lined baking sheet. 3. Bake for 11 to 13
   minutes. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet, then move to wire racks.

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1 1/2 margarine
1 1/2 sugar
1 1/2 brown sugar
3 eggs
1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Cream above ingredients together
Then mix:
3 cups Flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 teaspoon salt
Blend dry and wet ingredients
3 cups Oats (Quick)
1 cup chocolate chips. or 1/2 cup chocolate and 1/2 cup white chocolate
and 1 cup nuts
Mix until well blended
Bake at 350 degrees about 12 minutes.
To make Texas size we use a round cake pan. First spray with PAM. After taking out of oven let the cookies set for 5 minutes then gently lift the big cookie out of the pan.

Smores Logs

Recipe found at Mars Bright Ideas

What you'll need:
1-3/4 cups graham cracker crumbs
1 tablespoon sugar
6 tablespoons butter, melted
1-1/2 cups sweetened shredded coconut, optional
1 can (14-ounce) sweetened condensed milk
2 cups M&M'S® Brand Milk or Peanut Chocolate Candies
1-1/2 cups mini marshmallows
1/2 bag DOVE® PROMISES® Milk Chocolate, unwrapped

What to do:
Blend the graham cracker crumbs, sugar and melted butter in a large mixing bowl. Press the mixture into a buttered 9x13-inch baking pan. Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven for 7 minutes.
Remove from the oven and sprinkle with the coconut. Drizzle with the condensed milk and pop it back in the oven until bubbly and golden, about 10 minutes.
Remove and immediately cover with M&M'S® Brand Milk or Peanut Chocolate Candies and marshmallows. Put under a broiler for a few minutes, until the marshmallows turn a gooey golden brown. Refrigerate until set, about 30 minutes. Cut into 1-1/2 x 4-1/2-inch bars and leave in pan.
In the meantime: melt the DOVE® PROMISES® Milk Chocolate for 15 seconds in the microwave or in a bowl placed on top of simmering water. Transfer the chocolate into a resealable plastic bag. Snip the corner and drizzle the chocolate over the M&M'S® MORES™ Cookie Logs.
Makes 24 logs


(No Cook Cookies) Ingrediants:
1 Package chocolate bark
1 box Ritz Crackers or Vanilla Wafers
1 Jar Peanut Butter
Wax Paper

Spread Peanut Butter between 2 crackers or wafers.
Make as many as you want.
Take half the chocolate bark and melt in microwave.
Stir after each 1 minute until completely melted.
Dip each cracker into melted chocolate until completely covered.
Place dipped chocolate covered cookies on a large sheet of wax paper.
Melt the other 1/2 chocolate bark and make more cookies. Let harden a few hours or place in refrigerator for 5 minutes.
Serve on a pretty plater and watch your friends eat 'em up!


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