Tropical Treats Mix in a Jar

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Ingredients

  • 2 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 1/3 cup dried papaya, chopped
  • 1/3 cup dried pineapple, chopped
  • 1/3 cup golden raisins
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut

Instructions

  1. Layer the ingredients in a quart-size jar, packing down well between layers.
  2. Attach the following recipe on a gift tag.

Tropical Treats

Heat oven to 350 degrees F; coat two cookie sheets with nonstick cooking spray.

Empty contents of jar into a large bowl. Add 1 large egg, 1/4 cup vegetable oil and 8 ounce crushed pineapple in juice (undrained). Mix well. Drop by rounded teaspoonsful about 2 inches apart onto the cookie sheets. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, or until the cookies are lightly browned. Cool on wire racks.