Cookies in a Jar
These cookies make
a great gift for the hikers in your family, who will get a
kick out of the trail mix theme.
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup wheat germ
1/3 cup quick oats
1 cup raisins
1/3 cup packed flaked coconut
1/2 cup chopped pecans
3/4 cup flour
1 tsp. baking powder
Mix together flour
and baking powder. Then layer brown sugar, sugar, wheat germ,
quick oats, raisins, coconut, chopped pecans, then flour mixture.
As you add each layer, pack it down firmly.
For jar gift tag:
Preheat oven to 350º. Empty the Trail Mix cookie mix
in large mixing bowl; stir mixture to combine ingredients.
Add 1/2 cup softened butter or margarine, 2 slightly beaten
eggs and 1 tsp. of vanilla; mix until completely blended together.
Roll dough into
small 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart on a lightly greased
cookie sheet. Bake at 350º for 12 to 14 minutes or until
edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet,
then place cookies on wire racks to until completely cool.
Makes: 2-1/2 dozen Trail Mix Cookies.