Wednesday, November 14, 2007

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix in a Jar

Layer the following in a quart jar, in the order given. Press down the ingredients as you add them.

1-1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup uncooked oatmeal
1 cup chocolate chips

Add, to fill the jar:
Crisp rice cereal

Place the lid on the jar. Attach the following recipe to the jar with a bright colored ribbon:

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

1 jar oatmeal chocolate chip cookie mix
1 stick butter or margarine
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring

Preheat the oven to 350°. Place cookie mix in a mixing bowl and stir to blend well. Add softened butter, slightly beaten egg, and vanilla flavoring. Mix well. Shape into 1 inch balls and place on a greased cookie sheet, about 2 inches apart. Bake for about 14 minutes, or until cookies are lightly browned on the bottom.

Another great Easy Recipe

Love At Home

There is beauty all around
When there's love at home.
There is joy in every sound
When there's love at home.

Roses bloom beneath our feet,
All the earth is a garden sweet,
Making life a bliss complete,
When there's love at home.

-- John Hugh McNaughton (1829-1891)