Blarney Stone Cookie Mix in a Jar

Ingredients

  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup golden raisins
  • 1 1/2 cups salted peanuts
  • 1 3/4 cups flour mixed with 1 teaspoon baking soda and 1 teaspoon allspice

Instructions

  1. Layer ingredients in order given in a 1 quart wide mouth canning jar. Press each layer firmly in place before adding the next ingredient. (makes 5 cups of mix)
  2. Attach these instructions to the jar:
  3. Empty jar into large mixing bowl; use you hands to thoroughly mix. Add 1/2 sticks soft butter, 2 eggs slightly beaten and 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract. Mix until completely blended - you will need to finish mixing with your hands. Shape into balls the size of walnuts. Place 2 inches apart on sprayed cookie sheet.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees F for 9 to 11 minutes, until edges are lightly browned.
  5. Cool for 5 minutes on baking sheet and remove cookies to racks to cool completely.

Yield: 3 1/2 dozen