Christmas Cookies in a Jar with Printable Tag

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M&M Christmas Cookies in a Jar recipe is perfect for any occasion, and it’s so simple that even beginners can make them!

Christmas Cookies in a Jar with PDF Download

The holidays are just around the corner, are you ready for them? We all know that Christmas is about giving, but it’s also about sharing.

When you’re giving the gift of freshly baked cookies, it’s good to know that they won’t take too much time or effort.

This delicious cookie mix in a jar has everything you need to make a great DIY Christmas gift idea, and it’s ready to go when you are!

All you need is one more ingredient – love.

CHRISTMAS Cookies in a Jar

M&M Cookies in a Jar are perfect for any occasion, whether your friend needs comfort food, you’re hosting a party, or looking for a unique holiday gift idea!

Who doesn’t love a delicious and easy-to-make cookie recipe? Unless of course, you want Eggnog Pudding Shooters for dessert.

This M&M Cookies in a Jar recipe is perfect for any occasion, and it’s so simple that even beginners can make them!

Plus, what could be more fun than giving your friends and family a jar of cookies personalized with their favorite holiday colors?

Enjoy!

You Will Love This Recipe Because…

There are several reasons why Christmas Cookies in a Jar with Printable Tags are so popular:

  • Homemade Feel: People appreciate the homemade touch. These jars offer a personal, handmade gift that shows thoughtfulness and care.
  • Convenience and Ease: They’re convenient for both the giver and the receiver. For the giver, assembling these jars can be a fun DIY project, and for the receiver, it’s an easy way to bake cookies without needing to gather all the ingredients.
  • Aesthetics: The layered ingredients in the jar create a visually appealing gift. The different colors of the ingredients stacked in a jar are attractive and festive.
  • Customization: These jars can be customized based on taste preferences or dietary restrictions. You can choose the type of cookies, layer the ingredients attractively, and decorate the printable tags according to the recipient’s preferences.
  • Gifting Tradition: It has become a tradition for many during the holiday season. It’s a timeless and well-loved gift idea that’s been passed down and continues to evoke warm feelings associated with the holiday season.
  • Versatility: They make great gifts for various occasions—whether it’s a present for a friend, family member, colleague, or as a party favor.
  • Instructions and Personalization: The printable tags often include instructions on how to bake the cookies. This adds a personal touch and ensures that the recipient knows exactly how to make the cookies.

Overall, Christmas Cookies in a Jar with Printable Tags offer a delightful combination of aesthetic appeal, personalization, and the joy of homemade gifts, making them beloved by many during the holiday season.

Makes 1 jar

Prep time: 10 minutes

Christmas Cookie Ingredients

  • Flour
  • Cornstarch
  • Baking soda
  • Salt
  • Brown sugar
  • Sugar
  • Vanilla
  • Mini chocolate chips
  • Red and green M&Ms
  • For exact amounts, please see the recipe card below.

Supplies Needed

  • Quart size jar
  • Canning funnel
  • Ribbon
  • Printable gift tag
CHRISTMAS COOKIES IN A JAR

How to Assemble M&M Cookies in a Jar

Place a canning funnel on top of a quart-size jar.

Pour the flour into the bottom of the jar and tap the jar to level the top of the flour layer.

Add the cornstarch, baking soda, and salt. Tap the jar again to level the ingredients.

Add the brown sugar. Use a spoon to press down the sugar and make it compact.

Add the sugar and tap the jar on the table to level the layer.

Pour the vanilla into the center of the sugar layer.

Top the sugar with mini chocolate chips. Lightly shake the jar to level.

Fill the remaining space in the top of the jar with the M&Ms.

Place the lid on the jar.

Print out the gift tag and cut it out around the outer border.

Punch a hole in the corner of the tag and use the ribbon to attach it to the top of the jar.

CHRISTMAS Cookies in a Jar

Instructions for Baking the Christmas Cookies in a Jar

Add 1 cup butter, softened, and 1 egg

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

Beat together the butter and egg until smooth.

Add the contents of the jar and mix on low until the dough begins to come together.

Use a cookie scoop or tablespoon to scoop the dough onto the baking sheet.

Bake for 12 to 15 minutes.

Enjoy with a nice cold glass of milk.

CHRISTMAS Cookies in a Jar
Festive treats stored in a jar.

Christmas Cookies in a Jar with Printable Tag

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

M&M Christmas Cookies in a Jar recipe is perfect for any occasion, and it's so simple that even beginners can make them!

Ingredients

  • 2 cups flour
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ cup mini chocolate chips
  • ½ cup red and green M&Ms

Supplies Needed

  • Quart size jar
  • Canning funnel
  • Ribbon
  • Printable gift tag

Instructions

  1. Place a canning funnel on top of a quart-size jar. Pour the flour into the bottom of the jar and tap the jar to level the top of the flour layer. A mason jar filled with powdered sugar, perfect for Christmas Cookies in a Jar.
  2. Add the cornstarch, baking soda, and salt. Tap the jar again to level the ingredients. Add the brown sugar. Use a spoon to press down the sugar and make it compact. A mason jar filled with sugar and a red and white checkered tablecloth, perfect for Christmas Cookies in a Jar.
  3. Next, add the sugar and tap the jar on the table to level the layer. Christmas Cookies in a Jar: A glass jar packed with a blend of flour and sugar.
  4. Pour the vanilla into the center of the sugar layer. A glass jar filled with Christmas Cookies in a Jar mixture.
  5. Top the sugar with mini chocolate chips. Lightly shake the jar to level. A green jar filled with Christmas cookie dough and chocolate chips.
  6. Fill the remaining space in the top of the jar with the M&Ms. A mason jar filled with Christmas Cookies in a Jar.
  7. Place the lid on the jar. Print out the gift tag and cut it out around the outer border. Printable Christmas Cookies in a Jar Recipe
  8. Punch a hole in the corner of the tag and use the ribbon to attach it to the top of the jar. Jar of Christmas Cookies

Instructions for Baking the Cookies

  1. Add 1 cup butter, softened, and 1 egg. Christmas Cookies in a Jar: Butter and eggs in a bowl with a whisk.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. parchment paper covered cookie sheet
  3. Beat together the butter and egg until smooth. A yellow batter in a bowl with a mixer for baking Christmas Cookies.
  4. Add the contents of the jar and mix on low until the dough begins to come together. Use a cookie scoop or tablespoon to scoop the dough onto the baking sheet. A spoon is being used to scoop peanut butter Christmas cookies in a jar.
  5. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes. Enjoy with a nice cold glass of milk. A stack of m&m Christmas Cookies on a plate.
Nutrition Information
Yield 1 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 3465Total Fat 73gSaturated Fat 43gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 23gCholesterol 29mgSodium 2510mgCarbohydrates 679gFiber 18gSugar 458gProtein 39g

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We hope this recipe has inspired you to go out and make your own M&M cookies in a jar.

And, if you’re feeling extra ambitious, make them for everyone, neighbors, co-workers, teachers,  with their favorite colors!

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CHRISTMAS Cookies in a Jar

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