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  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup milk or semisweet chocolate chips, mini chocolate chips or butterscotch morsels
  • 1 cup quick or old-fashioned oats
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup raisins, dried cranberries, sweetened coconut flakes or chopped nuts (or add additional chocolate chips)
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar


Gift Assembly Instructions:

Into 1-quart (32-ounce) wide-mouth Mason jar, layer all ingredients in the order listed, packing as necessary. Seal jar, add festive decorations and a label.

Baking Instructions:

Preheat oven to 350°. In large microwave-safe bowl, heat 1 stick butter in microwave oven on high 60 seconds or until butter melts, stirring every 30 seconds. Add 1 large egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla extract; with whisk, stir until well blended. Add contents of jar; stir until dough is moist and well blended. Drop dough by rounded measuring tablespoons, 2 inches apart, onto lightly greased cookie sheet. Bake 13 to 15 minutes or until edges are set and bottoms brown. Transfer cookies to wire rack and cool completely. Makes about 2-1/2 dozen cookies.

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