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M & M Cookie Mix in a Jar Recipe

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This recipe for M & M Cookie Mix in a Jar, by , is from The Martin Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Melissa Martin
Added: Sunday, August 10, 2008


Place in a airtight jar or ziplock bag and attach the recipe card instructions.
Tie the whole jar up with some cellophane or add some curling ribbons and a bow to finish off this gift
Jar Ingredients:
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 1/4 cups M and M's candies
2 cups flour mixed with 1/2 tsp. baking soda, and 1/2 tsp. baking powder
Layer ingredients in jar in order given in a 1 quart ''wide mouth'' canning jar. It
will be a tight fit when you add the flour mixture so be sure to pack everything
down firmly.

Tag Instructions:
1.} Empty jar of cookie mix into a large mixing bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly
blend mix.
2.} Add: 1 stick margarine or butter softened at room temp. (4 ounces, approximately 125 grams).
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
3.} Mix until completely blended. You will need to finish mixing with your hands.
4.} Shape into balls the size of walnuts and place on a parchment lined cookie
sheet 2'' inches apart. DO NOT USE WAXED PAPER.
5.} Bake at 375* for 12 to 14 minutes until edges are slightly browned. Cool on
cookie sheet for about 5 minutes then remove to wire racks to finish cooling. Makes
2 1/2 dozen cookies.




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