Mix the ingredients well in a large bowl with a wire whisk:
To give as a gift, place the lid on the jar and use pinking shears to cut a piece
of fabric in a circle which is several inches larger than the jar lid. Secure the
fabric to the lid with a rubber band.
Attach the following recipe to the jar with a ribbon or raffia.
This makes about 4 cups mix, enough to fill a quart-size jar.
Jell-O Easter Cookies
Mix 3/4 cup shortening, 2 eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract together in a bowl.
Add entire contents of jar. Mix well. Roll cookies into small balls. Place them
on greased cookie sheets, then dip the bottom of a glass in sugar and press onto
dough to flatten. Bake at 350 degrees F for 7-10 minutes until done but not browned.