White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookie Mix in a Jar

White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookie Mix in a Jar

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Place the cookie mix in a jar with tag attached with directions on how to prepare the mix. These make wonderful gifts to give any time of year and also for wedding favors, hostess gifts, baby showers or take to a cookie exchange. Make sure to bake some up so people know what they taste like. Store in a cool dry place away from a heat source so condensation and clumping does not occur. Enjoy!

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cups white sugar
  • 1/2 cup chopped macadamia nuts
  • 3 (1.4 ounces) coarsely chopped white chocolate candy bars or 1 cup white chocolate baking chips
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Instructions

  1. 1. Mix together flour, baking soda and baking powder. Set aside.
    2. Layer ingredients in order given in a quart sized wide mouth canning jar. Press each layer down firmly in place. { I use the bottom of a small clean juice glass and press each layer firmly in place, especially the chocolate.} Add the flour mixture last.
    3. Attach these directions to jar:

    White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies
    1. Empty cookie mix into large mixing bowl. Use you hands to thoroughly blend mix.
    2. Add: 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened at room temp. DO NOT USE DIET MARGARINE. Add in 1 egg slightly beaten and 1 teaspoon of vanilla.
    3. Mix until completely blended. You will need to finish mixing with your hands. It will take a while to mix into a smooth dough.
    4. Shape into walnut sized balls and place 2 inches apart on sprayed cookie sheets.
    5. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 12 to 14 minutes until tops are very lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet. Remove to racks to finish cooling.

    Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies.
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