Christmas Cookie Jar: DIY

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Hello Guys,

TWO MORE DAYS UNTIL CHRISTMAS! As great as the holiday season can be, it is easy to get caught up in the Christmas stress of things and become a little forgetful. If you find that you have forgotten to get someone a gift you can either do one of two things, panic OR make your own gift. Personally, I enjoy making Christmas gifts for people rather then buying because it comes from the heart. On Pinterest there are so many different DIY ideas to choose from but I have found the jarred gifts to be a really cute idea. Here the idea I used for my jarred DIY cookie jar.

First things first, you need to find a recipe to use, preferably one that has a bunch of different dry ingredients! You want this gift to look aesthetically pleasing! 🙂 I chose a “Cowgirl Cookie” recipe because it had so many nice layers. Next you want to find a unique mason jar to put the dry ingredients in. I bought this snowflake jar from Walmart for $2.97, it came with a bow and gift tag as well. Now lets start the assembly…

What you’ll need:

1 1/3 cups of flour

1 tsp. baking soda

1 tsp. baking powder

1/4 tsp. salt

1 cup baking oats

1/2 cup of sugar

1/2 cup brown sugar

3/4 cups of chocolate chips

3/4 cups of m&m’s

As for filling the jar you want to make sure that each layer stands out. This is how I decided to layer my ingredients:

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Along with the cookie jar you also want to include a card giving instructions as to how to bake these cookies. That is all you have to do, so simple and so thoughtful! Hopefully you enjoyed this DIY post, leave a comment and give this post a like if you did enjoy it! I hope you all have a great Christmas on Wednesday! 🙂

Signasdas

 

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