Coconut Crunch Cookie Mix

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Layer the ingredients for these delicious cookies in a jar to give as a sweet gift.

Coconut-Crunch Cookie Mix in jar
Photo: Kritsada Panichgul
Total Time:
20 mins
Yield:
1 jar (enough for 36 cookies)

Ingredients

  • ½ cup granulated sugar

  • ½ cup chopped pecans or hazelnuts

  • 1 ¼ cup flaked coconut

  • 1 cup crushed cornflakes or wheat cereal flakes

  • ¾ cup packed brown sugar

  • ½ cup quick-cooking rolled oats

  • 1 ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. In a quart jar, layer granulated sugar, nuts, coconut, crushed cornflakes, brown sugar, and oats. In a bowl, combine flour, baking soda, baking powder, and salt. Add flour mixture to jar. Fasten lid; attach directions for making cookies to jar (below).

  2. Preheat oven to 350°F. In a mixing
    bowl stir together the contents of the jar. Add 1/2 cup
    softened butter, 1 lightly beaten egg, and 1 teaspoon
    vanilla. Mix until well combined. Shape dough into
    1-inch balls. Place balls 2 inches apart on an ungreased
    cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges
    are light brown. Cool for 2 minutes on cookie sheet.
    Transfer cookies to a wire rack and let cool. Makes
    36 cookies.

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