Trail Mix Cookie Mix

Trail Mix Cookie Mix

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.

Jar Ingredients:

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.


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.

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