Oatmeal Chip Cookie Jar

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Today is another DIY treat idea perfect for hostess, holiday or teacher gifts. And the best part…there is no baking involved!

Another gift idea: add the assembled Cookie Jar with ingredients and recipe for the Oatmeal Cookie Cocktail in a basket for a cute Cookies and Cocktails themed gift!

Oatmeal Cookie Mix

Makes 24

Ingredients

  • 2/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 ½ cups quick or old fashion oats
  • Optional: cranberries, raisin or nuts

Directions for cookie mix

In a bowl: mix flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt together. Place mixture in 1 quart (32oz) jar.

Layer remaining ingredients in the order listed, pressing lightly after each layer, adding ½ cup of optional ingredients such as cranberries or nuts on top if desired.

Print out a label with the recipe below (or hand write on a small card) and attach to the jar with ribbons, bows,  etc.

Recipe to Attach:

Oatmeal Chip Cookies

In a large bowl, beat 1 stick (1/2 cup) of softened butter, 1 egg and 1 tsp of vanilla together until combined. Mix in cookie mixture. Drop by Tablespoons onto cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Bake in preheated 350 degrees oven for 8-10 minutes. Cool and enjoy!  

 

Oatmeal Cookie Cocktail

Ingredients 

  • 1 part Bailey Irish Cream
  • 1 part Butterscotch Schnapps
  • 1 part Goldschager (cinnamon schnapps)

Mix all ingredients together in a cocktail shaker filled with ice and strain into martini glass or shot glass.

 

 

 

 

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