Oaty Chocolate Chip Cookies Gift in a Jar

Oaty Chocolate Chip Cookies Gift in a Jar


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About this recipe: If you're stuck for gift ideas for Christmas or birthdays, try this food gift. A jar is filled with dry ingredients and instructions on how to create delicious chocolate chip cookies.


Makes: 1 litre jar, to make 24 cookies

  • 150g caster sugar
  • 175g dark brown soft sugar
  • 80g porridge oats
  • 200g plain flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 170g plain chocolate chips
  • 115g chopped walnuts

Prep:15min  ›  Ready in:15min 

  1. Using a 1 litre jar, layer in the ingredients in the order given. Pack down the jar after each addition. Put the lid on and cover with an 20cm circle of fabric. Secure the fabric over the lid using a rubber band, then cover the rubber band by tying a nice piece of ribbon or raffia around the lid. Attach a tag to the ribbon with the following instructions:
  2. Oaty Chocolate Chip Cookies
    Makes 24
    1. Preheat oven to 180 C / Gas 4.
    2. In a medium bowl, cream together 165g softened butter with 2 eggs and 1 teaspoon of vanilla.
    3. Add the entire contents of the jar and mix by hand until combined.
    4. Drop heaped spoonfuls of the batter onto unprepared baking trays.
    5. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes in the preheated oven.

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