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
- 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
- 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.