Wednesday, December 19, 2007

Minty Candy Christmas Cookie Mix

  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup holiday-colored candy-coated chocolate pieces (non PC translation: Christmas M&Ms)
  • 1/3 cup chopped peppermint candy
  1. Layer ingredients in 1-quart food storage jar with tight-fitting lid in the following order: granulated sugar, brown sugar, combined flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; chocolate pieces; and peppermint candy.
  2. Seal jar.
  3. Cover lid with fabric circle, if desired.
  4. Attach gift tag and fabric to jar with raffia or ribbon.

To prepare:

  • 1 jar Minty Candy Christmas Cookie Mix
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, softened
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  1. Preheat over to 350 degrees. Line cookie sheets with parchment paper; set aside.
  2. Place contents of jar in large mixing bowl. Using fingers, work butter into flour mixture.
  3. Combine eggs and vanilla in small bowl.
  4. Add egg mixture to flour mixture; stir until dough forms.
  5. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; place balls 3 inches apart on prepared cookie sheets.
  6. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until cookies are golden.
  7. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets. Slide parchment paper and cookies onto wire rack. Cool completely.

Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies.

Found On: Org Junkie


gogranniego said...

Received this recipe, in a jar, and just baked the DELICIOUS cookies. I highly recommend this recipe. Thank you!