Thursday, December 11, 2008

Gifts from the Kitchen ~ Cowboy Cookie Mix

Cowboy Cookie Mix
1 jar

1 1/3 cups quick cooking oats
1 1/3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon salt
½ cup chopped pecans
1 cup semisweet chocolate chips
½ cup brown sugar
½ cup sugar

additional ingredients to prepare cookies
½ cup butter, softened
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Pour oats into a wide-mouth 1-qt. glass container with a tight-fitting lid. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; place on top of oats. Layer with pecans, chocolate chips, brown sugar and sugar, packing each tightly. Cover and store in a cool dry place for up to 6 months.

Attach note to gift ~
"To prepare cookies, pour cookie mix into a large mixing bowl; stir to combine ingredients. Beat in butter, egg and vanilla. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Roll into 1 inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 350 for 11-13 minutes or until set. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 3½ dozen cookies."

1 comment:

Ali said...

I made this as a gift and it turned out very pretty. Thank you for the recipe.