Choc Chip Cookies in a Jar

    20 minutes

    If you've never tried this before, choc chip cookies mix in a jar make the perfect food gift. They are also great for fetes and cake stalls.

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    Makes: 24 cookies

    • 1 2/3 cups plain flour
    • 3/4 teaspoon bicarb soda
    • 1/2 cup white sugar
    • 2 cups dark chocolate chips
    • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar

    Preparation:10min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:20min 

    1. Combine the flour, bicarb soda, white sugar and the chocolate chips. Place 1/2 of the mixture in a clean litre sized glass jar and pack firmly. Place the brown sugar on top, again packing firmly. Place the remaining flour mixture on top of the sugar. Cover with a lid.
    2. Attach an index card with the following directions: Empty contents of jar into a large bowl. In separate bowl combine 185g butter, 1 1/2 eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Beat until creamy. Add to dry mixture. Drop by tablespoonful onto an ungreased baking tray and bake in a preheated 190 degrees C oven for 8 to 10 minutes.

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    This recipe won first place in our county fair. My son submitted it and it won! We increased the flour by 1/4 cup (to make 2 cups of flour total). We used two eggs (how does one get a half of an egg??)and we used a layer of white chips and swirled choc/white chips. It all fits in the jar if you pack it in well. We will be making these for Christmas gifts this year.  -  17 Aug 2005  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    This recipe is super easy to put together and are probably the best chocolate chip cookies I have ever tasted. They are a little crispy on the outside but soft and chewy on the inside. I increased the flour to 2 cups and changed to 2 eggs and decreased the chocolate chips to 1-1/2 cups. I also found that if you pack every layer as you go, there is too much room left open at the top of the jar. So I only packed it down at the top before adding a final layer of chocolate chips. (I layered it like this: flour, chocolate chips, flour, brown sugar, flour and chocolate chips. Very pretty! Thank you!  -  10 Dec 2006  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    These are delicious. I cut the recipe in half and filled pint size jars instead quart and the cookies tasted the same and fantastic. We are going to make these at my sons elementary schools craft night for holiday gifts for parents! Great recipe!  -  06 Nov 2005  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)