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In a large bowl, combine the ingredients with a whisk. Store the mix in an airtight container, or sealed jar.

 

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Snickerdoodles

Makes about 5 dozen cookies

1 cup of butter or margarine, softened

2 eggs

1 package Snickerdoodle Mix

1/2 cup sugar

1 Tablespoon of Cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In the large bowl of an electric mixer, cream the butter until light; add the eggs and beat on low speed until the mixture is smooth. Add the Snickerdoodle Mix and continue to beat on low speed until the dough begins to form. Combine the sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Shape the dough into 1-inch balls and roll in the cinnamon-sugar blend. Arrange on ungreased baking sheets 2 inches apart and bake for 16 to 19 minutes, or until light tan. Transfer to wire racks to cool.

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Spicy Ginger Cookie Mix

 

4 cups flour

3/4 teaspoon baking soda

1 teaspoon ground ginger

1 1/2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

1 1/2 teaspoons ground cloves

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/2 cup molasses

1 1/4 cups sugar

 

Directions:

1. Combine flour, spices, salt, and baking soda – stir well. Place flour mixture in a clean mason jar. Pack down tight so everything will fit in the jar. (Use a spoon or a mallet.) Add other ingredients, one item at a time, packing each layer down.

2. Put the lid on the jar and tie a ribbon around the lid. You can add a personalized label, if you wish. As an added touch, tie a wooden spoon to the lid with a piece of ribbon.

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Spicy Ginger Cookies

Whip 1 cup of butter or shortening until light and fluffy. Add 1/2 cup molasses. Add 2 eggs and 1 tsp. vanilla and beat until mixed. Stir in the ingredients from this jar until well combined. Drop teaspoons of dough on a greased cookie sheet. Bake for 12 – 14 minutes at 350 degrees F.

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Sugar Cookie Mix

 

2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder

1/2 teaspoon salt

3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/4 cups white sugar

1/4 cup colored decorating sugar

 

Directions:

1. Combine flour, salt and baking powder – stir well. Place flour mixture in a clean mason jar. Pack down tight so everything will fit in the jar. (Use a spoon or a mallet.) Stir sugar and colored sugar together, add to the jar.

2. Put the lid on the jar and tie a ribbon around the lid. You can add a personalized label, if you wish. As an added touch, tie a wooden spoon to the lid with a piece of ribbon.

 

Attach to Jar:

 

Sugar Cookies

Whip 2/3 cup of butter or shortening until light and fluffy. Add 2 eggs, 2 Tbsp. milk and 1 tsp. vanilla and beat until mixed. Stir in the ingredients from this jar until well combined. Roll into small balls and place on a greased cookie sheet. Flatten each ball slightly with a fork or the bottom of a glass. Bake for 8 minutes at 350 degrees F.

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Trail Cookie Mix

 

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 mixed with 1 teaspoon baking powder

 

Directions for Jar:

Layer ingredients in jar in given order. Press each layer firmly in place before adding next ingredient.

 

Recipe to Attach to Jar:

Empty cookie mix in large mixing bowl; stir to combine. Add 1/2 cup softened butter, 1 egg, slightly beaten and 1 teaspoon vanilla; mix until completely blended. Roll dough into walnut-sized balls. Place 2 inches apart on a lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet. Remove to wire racks to cool completely. Makes about 2 1/2 dozen.

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