* To toast pecans, place in a microwave-safe dish and microwave on high for 4
to 5 minutes, stirring every minute.
** After measuring the brown sugar, crumble it between your fingers for uniform
texture. Be sure to pack the brown sugar firmly in the jar to prevent the baking
mix from sifting down through it.
In 1-quart wide-mouth glass jar, gently layer and pack ingredients in the order
listed, beginning with the white chocolate or vanilla chips. If there is any space
left after adding the last ingredient, add more white chocolate or vanilla chips
to fill the jar.
Place lid on top. Cut an 8-inch circle of fabric to cover lid. Place fabric over
lid; secure in place with ribbon or raffia. Decorate as desired.
Attach the following recipe on a gift card.
White Christmas Bars
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Empty contents of jar into medium bowl. Stir in:
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, melted 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla
Press into an 8-inch square baking pan coated with cooking spray. Bake for 20
to 22 minutes, or until bars are light golden brown and center is almost set. Makes