gift jars of cookie ingredients

United States
February 21, 2007 4:19am CST
Several months ago before joining this site, I was doing my ptr and one of the links I clicked on was advertising this site and on the front page was a discussion about the cookie recipes that you put in a jar (dry ingredients for the cookies) and came across a recipe for cookies made with Tang. Since I did not belong yet, I didn't bother to copy the recipe and have been searching through the site looking for it with no luck. At the time I didn't know anything about tags so I have no idea what they were. Can the person who posted that discussion, or anyone who knows what tags I can search to find it please help. It sounded sooooo good. I could kick myself for not writing it down.
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• Australia
21 Feb 07
There are plenty of sites with these recipes on. Using you favourite search engine, type in homemade mixes or gifts in a jar recipes, and you'll come across alot of links to them. Heres just a few of the links available to use. http://www.justpeace.org/mixes.htm http://www.geocities.com/giftsinajar/ http://organizedchristmas.com/article75.html http://www.budget101.com/jargifts.htm http://www.frugalhomemaker.com/giftsinajar.htm http://www.giftsfromyourkitchen.com/
• United States
21 Feb 07
Thanks for all the great websites. I just couldn't remember the name of those cookies and was being lazy (lol) by not having to search all over the place for something I don't even know the name of.
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• Australia
24 Feb 07
That's ok. I was having problems finding a recipe for vegetable flavoured breads, so I did what we always do. I asked for help (I posted a discussion on the topic) and low an behold, within minutes of starting the discussion, I found what I wanted in the search engine. So typical. But if your not sure, there's no harm in asking, the worst that will happen is someone will say sorry I cant help, but you got lucky. I'd only just visited one of these sites so I remembered that they were called "gifts in a jar" Have fun with the links, I hope you find what your looking for and maybe even a little more
@Bee1955 (3887)
• United States
26 Feb 07
Here you are, love: Dreamsicle Cookie Mix in a Jar recipe 1/2 cup powdered orange flavored drink mix, such as Tang 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 1/2 cups vanilla baking chips 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon baking powder Combine the flour with the baking soda and baking powder. Starting with the Tang, then sugar, vanilla chips and ending with the flour mixture. Layer the ingredients in a clean glass wide mouth quart-size jar. Press each layer firmly in place before adding the next ingredient. Attach a recipe card with the following instructions to the jar: Dreamsicle Cookies: Yields 2 1/2 dozen Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Empty contents into a large mixing bowl. Add 1/2 cup softened butter, 1 egg, slightly beaten, and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract. Mix until completely blended. Roll heaping tablespoonsful into balls. Place 2 inches apart on a lightly greased baking sheet. Bake for 12 to 14 minutes or until tops are very lightly browned. Cool for 5 minutes on the sheet then remove cookies to wire racks to cool completely.
• United States
27 Feb 07
Thats the one I was looking for!!!! Thanks so much. Are you the one that posted that recipe originally? Dreamsicles take me back to my childhood since that was my favorite ice cream bar (we won't say how long that was) so anything I find that tastes like that quickly becomes a favorite for me. Thanks again.
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@Bee1955 (3887)
• United States
27 Feb 07
No, but I've had this recipe for years. Its a favorite to my friend and they look forward every Eid or Christmas for my Dreamsicle Jar gift - LOL! You're the only one I gave the recipe out to - shhhh!