Orange Slice Cookie Mix in a Jar

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  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 3/4 cups flour mixed with 1 teaspoon baking powder and 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 1/2 cups orange slice candies, quartered and wrapped in plastic wrap


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

Orange Slice Cookies

Remove candies from jar and set aside.

Empty cookie mix into a large mixing bowl; stir to combine ingredients. Add 1/2 cup softened butter, 1 slightly beaten egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Mix until completely blended, then stir in orange candies.

Roll dough into walnut-size balls. Place 2 inches apart on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake at 375 degrees F for 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.

Cool for 5 minutes on baking sheet. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Yields 2 1/2 dozen.