Combine the ingredients in a jar and give this gift for a trail mix cookie recipe to a camping enthusiast.
What you need
4 oz wide mouthed Jar Quart size jar
Recipe ingredients as shown below
Card for making tags
Zip Lock Bags
Follow the basic instructions in the recipes in a jar project.
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
3/4 cup wheat germ
1/3 cup quick cooking oats
1 cup raisins
1/3 cup packed flaked coconut
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
Layer ingredients in order given in a quart wide mouth canning jar. Mix the flour together with the baking powder. Press each layer firmly in place, it will be a tight fit.
Attach directions to jar:
Trail Mix Cookies
Empty jar of cookie mix into large mixing bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly blend mix.
Add: 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened at room temperature.
DO NOT USE DIET MARGARINE.
Mix in 1 egg, slightly beaten and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix until completely blended.
You will need to finish mixing with your hands. Shape into walnut sized balls and place 2 inches apart on a sprayed cookie sheets.
Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 12 to 14 minutes until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet.
Remove cookies to racks to finish cooling.
Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies.