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Santa's Cookies in a Jar

Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Servings: 1 dozen
Author: Southern Made Simple


  • 1 1/2 cup Bob's Red Mill All Purpose Flour or Gluten Free Flour
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup red & green chocolate candy pieces
  • 1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white granulated sugar


  • Combine flour, corn starch, baking powder, salt and baking soda in a bowl
  • Using a funnel, pour mixture into bottom of a 1 quart sized mason jar
  • Slowly pour chocolate candies on top of flour mixture, making sure they don't press too far down into flour
  • Add brown sugar on top of candies and pack well around the edges (so white sugar doesn't mix into it)
  • Add layer of white granulated sugar on top
  • (Note: This mixture won't quite fill all the way up to the top)
  • To bake cookies:
  • Pour contents of jar into a large bowl and add in 1 stick lightly melted butter, 1 beaten egg and2 tsp vanilla extract - blend ingredients well
  • Chill dough in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes
  • Preheat oven to 350 F
  • Grease cookie sheet and spoon onto the sheet a dollop of cookie dough, spacing evenly apart
  • Bake for 10 minutes
  • Enjoy!

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