Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies (Gift in a Jar)

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"I nice gift for the holidays. Choose a jar (1 quart or 1 liter) with a tight-fitting lid. Those jars with rubber rings and clamp lids are good. Print instructions and a recipe card and attach to the jar."

Original recipe yields 36 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (18.1 g)
  • Calories 75
  • Total Fat - 4.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 12.6 mg
  • Sodium - 74.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 8.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.6 g
  • Sugars - 3.8 g
  • Protein - 1.2 g
  • Calcium - 5.3 mg
  • Iron - 0.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Carefully layer the ingredients in a 1 quart or 1 liter jar, in the order listed. (Flour through pecans)

Step 2

Attach a tag with the following instructions:

Step 3

Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies 1/2 cup butter, softened 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla contents of jar Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a cookie sheet or line it with parchment paper. In a medium mixing bowl, beat together butter, egg and vanilla until fluffy. Add the entire jar of ingredients, and mix together by hand until well blended. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet, about 2 inches apart. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes on baking sheets, then remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



Made 6 jars for my family's gift baskets. They will really enjoy receiving this cookie in a jar! UPDATE 12/22/20: Made these cookies for us and they are delicious, a wee bit crunchie on the outside and soft in the middle. Thanks for sharing Mike. Made for Billboard Recipe Tag.

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(4 Jan 2018)