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  • 1 - 2-quart jar
  • 2 3/4 cups - all-purpose flour
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons - baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoons - baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoons - salt
  • 1/2 cups - dark cocoa powder
  • 1 cups - packed light brown sugar
  • 1 cups - granulated sugar
  • 1 cups - milk chocolate chips
  • 1 cups - white chocolate chips
  • 1 cups - red and green M&Ms Minis
  • Directions:

    1. In a bowl, combine 1 3/4 cups of the flour, the baking powder, baking soda and salt. In another bowl, blend cocoa and remaining 1 cup flour.

    2. Spoon half the flour-cocoa mixture into jar. Press down to flatten, using a small spice jar. Spoon half the plain flour mixture over cocoa layer; compact. Repeat. Top with brown sugar and granulated sugar, compressing each. Add chips and M&Ms to jar.

    3. Attach baking instructions: Blend 2 sticks cooled, melted unsalted butter with 3 eggs, 1/3 cup milk and 2 tsp vanilla extract. Stir in cookie mix until blended. Drop by heaping tbsp onto cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 13 minutes or until firm. Cool on pan for 1 minute, then remove to a rack.

    Brief Description

    This is a pretty and enjoyable gift idea for the holidays; put together a cookie mix with M&M's in a pretty jar and tie with a bow and gift tag.

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    Cuisine:  American

    Prep Time: 15 min
    Cook Time: 13 min


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    Posted On:

    January 15, 2014

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