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January 4, 2011

Cranberry Hooty's Cookies

This recipe is so fun to give as a gift. plus it makes really excellent cookies and has a beautiful presentation.
I gave this cookie mix away during the Thanksgiving holiday, again during the Christmas holiday, and plan do so for Valentines day as well...
Check out this link to see how I created my version...
Cookie mix in a jar idea's at Peg's Sister Sal's
Cranberry Hooty's Cookies
(cookie mix in a jar)

1 c. plus 2 Tbsp flour
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1/2 tsp. salt 
1/2 c. rolled oats
1/3 c. packed brown sugar
1/3 c. white sugar
1/2 c. dried cranberries 
1/2 c. white chocolate chips
1/2 c. chopped pecans (optional)

Combine the flour, soda and salt together. Layer the ingredients in a 1 quart jar in the order they are listed.

Attach a tag with these instructions:
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a cookie sheet or line with parchment paper.
In a medium bowl, beat together 1/2 cup softened butter, 1 egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract until fluffy. Add the entire jar of ingredients, and mix together until well blended. Drop by heaping spoonful onto the prepared baking sheet. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until edges start to brown. Cool on baking sheets, or remove to cool on wire racks.

Makes 18 cookies.

I found this recipe here:  Cranberry Hootycreeks


Shannon said...

Happy New Year Amber! What a great gift to give. I bet this looks really pretty in a jar :-).

You've been tagged.
Can't wait to see your answers!

Lori@Paisley Passions said...

Those cookies look really good. My mother-in-law makes a similar cookie. I am going to have to give yours a try :)

I just wanted to pass the word along that I am starting a new linky party called Fun w/Food Friday. Your blog has some amazing stuff that would be perfect to link up. If you have time this Friday, I would LOVE for you to stop by and link up a food related post.