Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar
Source: Jan Taylor
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 1/2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
Mix the salt and baking soda in with the flour, then layer the ingredients into
the jar. Use scissors to cut a 9-inch diameter circle from calico. Place over
lid and secure with rubber band. Tie on a raffia or ribbon bow to cover rubber
Enclose a card with the following mixing and baking directions.
Chocolate Chip Cookies
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
Sift dry ingredients through a colander to separate the chocolate chips from
other ingredients. Beat 1 cup of unsalted butter or margarine in a medium bowl.
Beat sifted ingredients into butter until blended. In a small bowl, beat 1 egg
with 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Mix beaten egg mixture into butter mixture
until blended. Stir in chocolate chips. Drop teaspoonsful of batter, spaced well
apart, onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
Makes 4 dozen cookies.