Oatmeal Raisin Spice
Cookie Mix in a Jar

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  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup raisins
  • 2 cups rolled oats
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. Mix the flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking powder and salt together for top layer. Set aside until all other ingredients have been added.
  2. Layer all ingredients in the order given in a 1-quart wide mouth canning jar.
  3. Add the flour mixture as the top layer. It will be a tight fit, so make sure you pack each layer firmly before adding the flour mixture.
  4. Attach the following recipe to the jar.

Oatmeal Raisin Spice Cookies

Empty jar of cookie mix into large mixing bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly blend mix. Add: 3/4 cup butter or margarine softened at room temperature. DO NOT USE DIET MARGARINE. Stir in one egg, slightly beaten. Add in 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Mix until completely blended. You will need to finish mixing with your hands. Shape into balls the size of walnuts. Place on cookie sheets 2 inches apart. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 11 to 13 minutes until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to baking racks to finish cooling.

Yield: 3 dozen cookies

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