Holiday M&M's Cookie Mix in a Jar

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  • 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups M&M candies (use red and green for Christmas)
  • 2 cups flour mixed with 1/2 teaspoon baking soda and 1/2 teaspoon baking powder


  1. Layer ingredients in order given in 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar. Press each layer firmly in place before adding next ingredient.
  2. Attach the following recipe to the jar.

M&M's Cookies

Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies

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


1/2 cup very soft  butter or margarine, not diet
1 egg, slightly beaten
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 baking sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F for 12 to 14 minutes, until edges are lightly browned.