10-Minute Holiday Cookies in a Jar


10-Minute Holiday Cookies in a Jar

10-Minute Holiday Cookies in a Jar

Oatmeal Chocolate M & M Cookies in a jar for gift giving.
Course Dessert, Snacks
Cuisine American
Keyword christmas, cookies, food gifts, m & m's, old fashioned oats
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Cool Time 15 minutes
Total Time 39 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 270kcal


  • 1 wide mouth quart size canning jar per gift
  • measuring cups and spoons


Mix in a Jar:

  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup old fashioned oats
  • 1/3 cup M & M chocolate candies red and green, preferable
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar packed
  • 2/3 cup sugar

Cookie Recipe

  • 1/2- cup butter or margarine; melted
  • 2 large eggs beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla


  • In a quart-sized mason jar, layer the flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, oats, chocolate candies, brown sugar and sugar, packing each layer tightly.

Add a ribbon and a tag with the following directions:

  • Add a ribbon and a tag with the following directions:
  • Empty jar of cookie mix into a mixing bowl; mix well. Add 1/2-cup butter or margarine, melted, 2 beaten eggs and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix until blended.
  • Roll into 1-inch balls, and place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • Bake at 375 degrees until edges are lightly browned, about 12 to 14 minutes.
  • Cool on cookie sheet for five minutes, then transfer to wire racks.
  • Makes: 1 dozen cookies


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Nutritional values listed may vary from final results depending on actual measurements and brands used to prepare the recipe.


Serving: 1each | Calories: 270kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 52mg | Sodium: 262mg | Potassium: 68mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 294mcg | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg

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