Cookies in a Jar

This is another recipe that fits in a 2lb jam jar, and makes a nice gift.


In the Jar

Layer the following ingredients into the jar:

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1½tsp baking powder
  • 1 cup oats
  • ½ cup smarties or m&ms
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • 1/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 cup chopped pecans

Wet Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • 3oz melted butter
  • 1tsp vanilla extract (optional)


  1. Stir contents of the jar in a large bowl, then add the wet ingredients and stir until combined (might need to get your hands in!)
  2. Roll the dough with your hands into 1½ inch balls, place on a baking tray and flatten slightly.
  3. Bake at 180°C for about 10? minutes or until golden. Mixture makes about 15 cookies.