Oatmeal Cookies Mix in a Jar Recipe
2 3/4 C. flour
2 t. salt
1 t. baking soda
2 C. packed brown sugar
1 C. white sugar
2 C. vegetable shortening
6 C. quick or old fashioned oats, uncooked
4 C. of add-ins (1 C. per jar, divided) such as these: candy coated chocolate pieces, dried cherries, dried cranberries, chocolate chips, chopped nuts
To prepare the cookie mix:
In a large bowl stir together the flour, salt and baking soda. Add the sugars and mix well.
Cut the shortening in with a pastry blender until the mixture is crumbly. Stir in the oats.
Have ready 4 clean qt. jars with lids. To fill the jars, layer as follows:
Evenly divide the cookie mix into 4 parts. Divide the optional add-in of choice for each jar. Place 1/3 of the cookie mix on the bottom of each jar. Add half of the add in, top with another third of the cookie mix followed by the remaining half of the add-ins. Place the remaining cookie mix on top as the last layer. Place the lid on the jars.
This recipe makes 4 qt. jars