C&H Sugar would like to share the gift of baking with loved ones through the ultimate Easter Cookie Mix in a Jar— sweetened up with C&H’s Brown Sugar. This adorable and easy to make gift is a sweet and simple Easter Bunny favorite. Perfect for those who are cost conscious, gift givers can get creative with this simple present while providing the perfect opportunity to get the family involved. Young ones can help with pouring in the ingredients, perfecting the look and feel and decorating the jar with everything Easter.
Easter Cookie Mix in a Jar Recipe is a different gift and perfect to give out to teachers, friends, neighbors, etc.
Easter Cookie Mix Instructions for Jar
Combine 1¼ cups all-purpose flour, ½ teaspoon baking soda and ½ teaspoon salt salt in a small bowl. Spoon into a 1-quart, widemouthed canning jar. Layer ½ cup firmly packed C&H® brown sugar, followed by 1/3 cup C&H® granulated sugar, making sure to pack down each layer firmly and clean inside of jar with a dry paper towel after each layer. Place a layer of parchment paper before adding chocolate eggs to the top layer. You can also wrap chocolate eggs in plastic wrap before adding to jar to keep them separate. Seal jar and decorate lid as desired.
Instructions to attach to jar:
To Make Cookies:
- Preheat oven to 375°.
- In a large mixing bowl, cream together 2/3 cup softened butter or margarine, 1 egg, 1 teaspoon water and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla until light and fluffy.
- Remove chocolate eggs from jar, set aside. Add remaining contents to wet ingredients, mix well. Drop cookie dough by rounded tablespoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet. Top each cookie with 2 to 3 mini chocolate eggs.
- Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.