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Trail Mix Cookies Mix in a Jar




  1. Layer ingredients in order given in a wide-mouth 1-quart canning jar.
  2. Mix the flour together with the baking powder. Press each layer firmly in place, it will be a tight fit.
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Trail Mix Cookies

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

Add: 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened at room temperature. DO NOT USE DIET MARGARINE. Mix in 1 egg, slightly beaten and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Mix until completely blended. You will need to finish mixing with your hands.

Shape into walnut-size balls and place 2 inches apart on a sprayed cookie sheets.

Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 to 14 minutes until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to racks to finish cooling.

Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies.