1/2 cup powdered orange flavored drink mix, such as Tang
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 cups vanilla baking chips
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
Combine the flour with the baking soda and baking powder.
Starting with the Tang, then sugar, vanilla chips and ending with the flour
mixture, layer the ingredients in a clean glass wide mouth quart-size
jar. Press each layer firmly in place before adding the next ingredient.
Attach a gift tag with the following recipe to the jar.
Yields 2 1/2 dozen.
Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
Empty contents into a large mixing bowl. Add 1/2 cup softened butter,
1 egg, slightly beaten, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Mix until
completely blended. Roll heaping tablespoonsful into balls. Place
2 inches apart on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake for 12 to
14 minutes or until tops are very lightly browned.
Cool for 5 minutes on the sheet then remove cookies to wire racks
to cool completely.