Thursday, December 9, 2010

Butterscotch Pecan Cookie Mix in a Jar

Butterscotch Pecan Cookie Mix in a Jar
1 1/4 cups - all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon - baking soda
1/2 teaspoon - salt
3/4 cup - firmly packed Light Brown Sugar
1 cup - butterscotch chips
3/4 cup - chopped pecans
Combine flour, baking soda and salt in a small bowl. Spoon into 1 quart, widemouthed canning jar. Layer remaining ingredients in order given, making sure to pack down each layer firmly. Clean inside of jar with a dry paper towel after each layer. Decorate lid by cutting fabric into a 7-inch wide square or circle. Secure with a rubber band and tie with a decorative ribbon and accents.
Attach these instructions to the jar:
In a large mixing bowl, cream together 2/3 cup softened butter or margarine, 1 egg and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla until combined.
Slowly add contents of jar and mix well. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet.
Bake at 375°F for 9-11 minutes or until lightly browned.
Makes about 3 dozen cookies

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