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cookie ingredients in a jar
Simple and thoughtful gift for any occasion

Cookies in a jar

Spend an hour or two putting together these cookies-in-a-jar gifts and you'll be all set for christmas. You'll need 1-litre jars for this recipe. Simply place the ingredients into the jar in layers, in the order listed below:

  1. 160g self-raising flour
  2. 1/4 tsp bicarb soda
  3. 90g brown sugar
  4. 75g caster sugar
  5. 70g rolled oats
  6. 50g shredded coconut
  7. 100g dried cranberries
  8. 125g chocolate chips

Layer the ingredients as neatly as you can. Seal the jar and attach ribbon and baking instructions:

baking instructions

Baking instructions: Mix the contents of the jar with 125g melted butter, 1 lightly beaten egg and 1tsp vanilla. Shape tablespoons of mixture into balls and put 5cm apart on lined baking tray. Bake at 190C for about 12 mins until edges are lightly browned. Cool on wire rack.