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A round-up of delicious Christmas cookie mix in a jar recipes for holiday gift-giving. Homemade gifts are the best and everyone will love receiving these from-scratch Mason jar treats!
Homemade edible gifts are thoughtful, affordable to make, delicious, and fun to receive. I love making Mason jar cookie mixes to give as gifts during the holidays. They also make a great take-home gift when hosting a holiday party or Christmas cookie exchange. I made these one year for my annual holiday cookie exchange and they were a huge hit. Everyone will appreciate you saving them a little time in the kitchen. Food is love and what could be better than a delicious homemade gift from the heart?!
White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookie Mix
There is something magical about this cookie combination. White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies are one of my favorite holiday cookie recipes. This oatmeal cookie mix is super easy to throw together for a foodie gift or to have on hand in the pantry for short cut holiday baking.
Ingredients For One Jar Of Cookie Mix
- 1 cup unbleached all-purpose or white wheat flour, divided in half
- ½ cup whole oats
- ½ tsp baking soda
- ½ tsp salt
- ⅓ cup brown sugar, packed
- ⅓ cup white sugar
- ½ cup dried cranberries
- ½ cup white chocolate chips
- ½ cup chopped pecans
Directions To Assemble The Jars
- Layer the ingredients in a 1-liter jar, starting with half of the flour
- Add the oats
- Then add remaining flour
- Layer the remaining ingredients in the order listed.
Grab this printable “Made with Love” Cookie Mix Gift Tag with baking instructions to attach to the mix! Just punch a hole at the top and attach it with ribbon.
Christmas Cookie Mix Recipe Variation
- Swap the white chocolate chips for regular semi-sweet chocolate chips and swap the dried cranberries for red and green holiday M&M’s for yummy M&M Christmas cookies. You can also substitute chopped walnuts for the pecans.
More Christmas Cookie Mix In A Jar Recipe Ideas
More Holiday Baking Recipe Ideas
Hazelnut Crescent Christmas Cookies– this recipe is inspired by my Nana’s holiday crescent cookie recipe. She always baked an assortment of festive cookies for Christmas to gift to family and friends. Her cookie tins were the best! Now that she’s not with us anymore her holiday cookie recipes hold a very special place in my heart.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cookie Cups– Peanut butter cookie dough and mini Reece’s peanut butter cups. Need I say more?! This recipe is one of my kid’s favorites.
Boozy Kentucky Bourbon Balls– this drunk balls recipe was passed along to me from a dear friend of my mother-in-law. These boozy balls are always a hit at parties.
Candy Cane Thumbprint Cookies– A simple and delicious sugar thumbprint cookie topped with buttercream frosting and crushed peppermints.
Homemade Apricot Tarts– this soft, buttery tart cookie is filled with a homemade apricot filling (you can also use store-bought apricot jam for a shortcut) and a personal holiday favorite.
Egg Nog Cupcakes with Rum Whipped Cream– This delicious cupcake recipe is the perfect way to end a holiday meal. They can also be made in an alcohol-free version.