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cookie jars

These do-it-yourself cookie jars make thoughtful, affordable gifts that you can customize however you like. Share these delicious recipes with family and friends who will enjoy these homemade baked cookies.

Hot Chocolate Cookies

Prep: 20 minutes plus chilling & cooling Bake: 12 minutes • Serves: 12 or 1 (32-ounce) gift jar

1½ cups Best Yet® All-Purpose Flour
3 cup cornstarch
¼ cup Best Yet® Unsweetened Cocoa
3 cup Best Yet® Powdered Sugar
¾ cup Best Yet® Semi-sweet Chocolate Chips
½ cup Best Yet® Mini Marshmallows
3 tablespoons coarsely chopped Best Yet® Starlight Mints
      Festive decorations, label stickers, index
      card, string and small treat bags

Into 1-quart (32-ounce) wide-mouth glass jar, layer fl our, cornstarch, cocoa and sugar in the order listed, packing as necessary. Place chocolate chips in a treat bag; secure with string. Carefully place bag of chocolate chips on top of sugar; seal jar. Place marshmallows and mints in separate treat bag; secure with string. Attach bag of marshmallows and mints to jar with string; add festive decorations and a gift tag with baking instructions.

Very Merry Chocolate-Coconut Oat Cookies

Prep: 25 minutes plus cooling
Bake: 15 minutes • Serves: 30 or
1 (32-ounce) gift jar

1 cup Best Yet® All-Purpose Flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
¼ teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon Best Yet® Iodized Salt
½ cup Best Yet® Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
1 cup Best Yet® Old-Fashioned Oats
½ cup Best Yet® Granulated Sugar
½ cup Best Yet® Sweetened Flake Coconut
½ cup Best Yet® Light Brown Sugar
       Festive decorations, label stickers, index
       card, string and small treat bags

Into 1-quart (32-ounce) wide-mouth glass jar, layer all ingredients in the order listed, packing as necessary. Seal jar; add festive decorations and a gift tag with baking instructions.