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Cookies-in-a-Jar Party Favors

Jars filled with ingredients for oatmeal chocolate chip cookies are a sweet, simple favor for your guests to take home. Assemble the jars ahead of time and use them as decorative elements at the party, or set up a station that allows older kids to fill their own jars. They'll be excited to bake the cookies at home!

Ingredients, Tools and Materials

  • 1 1/3 cups rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup of milk-chocolate chips
  • 1 1/3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Wide-mouth quart-size mason jars (lids and rings included)
  • Small squares of fabric to top each jar
  • Scissors
  • Ribbon or twine
  • Recipe card (download, print, and cut)

Step by Step Instructions

1. Wash and dry the mason jars.

2. Add the ingredients one at a time to each jar to create a layered look. Begin with the oats, then layer the white sugar, brown sugar, chocolate chips, flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt.

3. Top each jar with a metal lid. Top each lid with a small fabric square. Secure the fabric using the ring of the jar.

4. Tie a recipe card to each jar using a piece of ribbon or twine.