Blarney Stone Cookie Mix in a Jar

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  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1 1/2 cups salted peanuts
  • 1 3/4 cups flour mixed with 1 teaspoon baking soda and 1 teaspoon allspice


  1. Layer ingredients in order given in a 1 quart wide mouth canning jar. Press each layer firmly in place before adding the next ingredient.
  2. Attach instructions to the jar.

Makes 5 cups mix.

Blarney Stone Cookies

Empty jar into large mixing bowl; use you hands to thoroughly mix. Add 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) soft butter, 2 eggs, slightly beaten, and 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract. Mix until completely blended - you will need to finish mixing with your hands. Shape into balls the size of walnuts. Place 2 inches apart on sprayed cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees F for 9 to 11 minutes, until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 5 minutes on baking sheet and remove cookies to racks to cool completely.

Makes 3 1/2 dozen.