In a 1-quart wide-mouth jar, gently layer and pack ingredients in
the order listed.
If there is any space left after adding the last ingredients, add
more baking chips or nuts if desired.
Place lid on top. (For a decorative lid, cut an 8-inch circle of
fabric, place over lid, secure with a rubber band, then tie with
ribbon or raffia.)
Attach a gift card to the jar with the following recipe.
Empty contents of jar into medium bowl. Stir in 1 stick butter or
margarine, melted; 1 large egg; and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract,
and mix until well combined. Shape into 1-inch balls. Place on baking
sheets coated with cooking spray. Bake at 375 degrees F for 10 to
12 minutes or until cookies are light golden brown.