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Hawaiian Mood Cookies Mix in a Jar

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  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts


  1. Layer the ingredients in a 1-quart jar.
  2. Attach the following recipe on a gift tag.

Hawaiian Mood Cookies

Blend together 1/2 cup butter or margarine, 3 ounces cream cheese and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract; mix well. Add 2 eggs, one at at time, beating well after each addition. Gradually add ingredients from jar; mix thoroughly. Stir in 1 can of crushed pineapple (drained) and 1/2 cup maraschino cherries (drained). Drop by rounded teaspoonsful onto three accordion pleated pans. (To make each pan, cut four 2 foot lengths of foil. Accordion pleat in 1 inch fold and place on a cookie sheet.) Bake at 350 degrees F for 15 minutes. To remove cookies easily, pull end of foil until cookies pop off.