Cowboy Cookie Mix in a Jar

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  • 1 1/3 cups quick oats
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped pecans
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 1/3 cups flour mixed with 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Layer ingredients in order in a 1 quart, "wide mouth" canning jar. Press each layer firmly in place before adding the next ingredient.
  2. Decorate jar for gift giving and attach card with the following recipe.

Cowboy Cookies

Empty jar of cookie mix into large mixing bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly blend mix.

Add 1 stick butter or margarine, melted, 1 egg, slightly beaten, and 1 teaspoon 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 baking sheets.

Bake at 350 degrees F for 11 to 13 minutes until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to racks to finish cooling.