* To toast walnuts, place in a microwave safe dish and microwave on HIGH for
4 to 5 minutes, stirring every minute.
** After measuring the brown sugar, crumble it between your fingers for uniform
texture. Be sure to pack the brown sugar firmly in the jar to prevent the baking
mix from sifting down through it.
In 1-quart wide-mouth jar, gently layer and pack ingredients in the order
listed, beginning with the white chocolate or vanilla chips. If there is any
space left after adding the last ingredient, add more semisweet chips to fill
Place lid on top. Cut an 8-inch circle of fabric to cover the lid. Place
fabric over the lid; secure in place with ribbon or raffia. Decorate as desired.
Attached the following recipe on a gift card.
Chewy Chocolate Chip Bars
Heat oven to 350 degrees F.
Empty contents of jar into medium bowl. Stir in:
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, melted 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla
Press into 8-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake for 18 to
22 minutes, or until bars are light golden and center is almost set. Makes 16 bars.