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Chocolate Pecan Cookies Mix in a Jar

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder (clean inside of jar with a paper towel after this layer)
  • 1 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 3/4 cups flour mixed with 1 teaspoon baking soda

Instructions

  1. Layer ingredients in order given in a 1 quart wide mouth canning jar, pressing down firmly after each ingredient.
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Chocolate Pecan Cookies

Empty jar into large mixing bowl, using your hands to thoroughly mix. Add 1 stick soft butter, 1 egg (slightly beaten) and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract (optional). 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 cookies sheets.

Bake at 375 degrees F for 11-13 minutes until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet and remove cookies to racks to cool completely.

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