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Old 04-11-2004, 12:27 PM
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Cookie mixes

Oatmeal Chewies Cookie Mix in a Jar
(with brown sugar frosting--optional)

1/3 cup sugar
1/3 cup lightly packed brown sugar
3/4 cup quick oats
3/4 cup conflakes cereal (hand crush first-then measure--not

1 cup flour mixed with:
1 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar

Layer ingredients in order given in a 1 qt. "wide mouth"

canning jar. Press each layer firmly in place.
Add flour mixture in two additions, pressing each addition until
Put frosting mix ingredients into a ziplock sandwich bag. Label
bad "Frosting Mix". Press bag firmly into jar.
Attach recipe to the jar.

1. Remove frosting mix bag from jar and set aside.
2. Empty jar ingredients into a large mixing bowl. Blend

thoroughly with a whisk.

3. Add: 3/4 stick (6 TBSP) very soft butter or margarine,
(NOT diet or tub).

1 egg
1 tsp. vanilla
4. Mix with an electric mixer or a spoon until mostly blended.
Finish mixing with your hands to form a smooth dough.
5. Shape dough into 1-1/4" balls. Place on sprayed baking sheets.
Flatten cookie dough with your fingertips.
6. Bake at 350 for 10-12 minutes.
7. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet-then remove to wire racks.
8. MAKE FROSTING: Empty frosting mix into a small bowl.
ADD: 2 TBSP very soft butter or margarine
1 TBSP water.
Mix until smooth. Put some frosting on each cooled cookie.

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