Walnuts and cranberries are a wonderful holiday flavor pairing. Give this wholesome cookie mix gift jar as a fun (and delicious) gift this season.
Dry ingredients (layer into a glass jar)
California Walnut Breakfast Cookies
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 can (14 ounces) pineapple, well-drained, crushed
1 jar of "cookie mix"
In large mixing bowl, with electric mixer, cream butter and brown sugar until fluffy; beat in the vanilla. Next, stir in the crushed pineapple.
In separate bowl, mix together the contents of the "cookie mix" from the jar until well combined. Add the dry ingredients into the pineapple mixture and stir until well combined. Drop by rounded spoonsful onto greased baking sheet.
Bake in 350 degrees F oven for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on baking rack.
Total Time 15 Min | Yield: 2 dozen large cookies
Nutrition information: 192 Calories Fat 8g Saturated Fat 3g Monounsaturated Fat 2g Polyunsaturated Fat 3g Cholesterol 10mg Sodium 90mg Carbohydrates 28g Dietary Fiber 1g Protein 4g
Recipe and photo credit (used with permission): California Walnuts