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Awesome Homemade Cookie Mix

Awesome Homemade Cookie Mix

If you’re a cookie lover like me, then you know the joy of biting into a fresh, warm cookie straight from the oven. There’s just something about that soft, gooey texture and the sweet aroma that fills the air. But let’s face it, sometimes we just don’t have the time or energy to bake cookies from scratch. That’s where homemade cookie mixes come in!

The Convenience of Homemade Cookie Mixes

Homemade cookie mixes are a game-changer in the world of baking. They give you the convenience of store-bought cookie mixes, but with the added bonus of knowing exactly what goes into your cookies. No more preservatives or artificial ingredients – just pure homemade goodness.

With a homemade cookie mix, you can have fresh-baked cookies in no time. All you need to do is add a few wet ingredients, mix it all together, and pop it in the oven. It’s that simple! Plus, you can customize your cookies with your favorite add-ins like chocolate chips, nuts, or dried fruit.

The Perfect Gift

Homemade cookie mixes also make for a thoughtful and delicious gift. Instead of giving a generic store-bought present, why not give the gift of homemade cookies? Simply layer the dry ingredients in a mason jar, attach a recipe card with the instructions, and voila! You have a personalized gift that will surely put a smile on anyone’s face.

A Family Tradition

Creating homemade cookie mixes can also become a fun family tradition. Gather your loved ones in the kitchen, and let each person take turns adding the ingredients to the jar. It’s a great way to spend quality time together while also teaching children about measurements and following instructions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How long does a homemade cookie mix last?

A: If stored in an airtight container, a homemade cookie mix can last for up to three months.

Q: Can I use a homemade cookie mix to make other desserts?

A: Absolutely! You can use a homemade cookie mix as a base for other desserts like cookie bars or even as a crust for cheesecakes.

Q: Can I substitute ingredients in a homemade cookie mix?

A: Yes, you can definitely customize your homemade cookie mix by substituting ingredients like using whole wheat flour instead of all-purpose flour or swapping out regular sugar for a healthier alternative.

Q: Can I make a gluten-free homemade cookie mix?

A: Absolutely! There are plenty of gluten-free flour options available that you can use in your homemade cookie mix.

Q: Can I add my own mix-ins to a homemade cookie mix?

A: Of course! That’s the beauty of homemade cookie mixes. You can add your favorite mix-ins like chocolate chips, nuts, or even sprinkles to make your cookies extra special.

Q: Are homemade cookie mixes cost-effective?

A: Homemade cookie mixes can be more cost-effective compared to store-bought mixes, especially when you buy ingredients in bulk.

Q: Can I make a vegan homemade cookie mix?

A: Yes, you can easily make a vegan homemade cookie mix by using plant-based alternatives for butter and eggs.

Q: Can I make a homemade cookie mix without a jar?

A: Absolutely! You can use a resealable bag or airtight container to store your homemade cookie mix.

In Conclusion

Homemade cookie mixes are a fantastic way to enjoy the convenience of store-bought mixes while also having control over the ingredients. Whether you’re baking cookies for yourself or giving them as a gift, homemade cookie mixes are sure to bring joy and deliciousness to your kitchen. So why not give it a try and start your own homemade cookie mix tradition today?

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Awesome Homemade Cookie Mix

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Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Course Desserts
Cuisine American
Servings 24

Ingredients
  

  • 1/2 cup milk chocolate candies with candy coating (like M&M's®)
  • 1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 and 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup rolled oats

Instructions
 

  • Start by cleaning and drying a 1-quart Mason jar and its lid.
  • In a small bowl, combine M&M's® and chocolate chips. Set it aside.
  • In another bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and salt.
  • Place a jar funnel on top of the Mason jar and pour the flour mixture into the jar. Tap the jar gently on the counter to settle the ingredients.
  • Add brown sugar to the jar and press it down firmly against the edges and in the middle to make it as flat as possible.
  • Pour in the white sugar and tap the jar to settle it.
  • Add oats to the jar and press it down lightly to flatten.
  • Fill the jar to the top with the M&M's® and chocolate chip mixture. Adjust the amount of candy as needed to fill the jar.
  • Seal the jar and attach a gift tag with the following baking instructions:
  • - Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  • - Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • - Empty the contents of the Mason jar into a medium bowl and stir to combine.
  • - Add 1/2 cup of melted and cooled unsalted butter, 1 large egg, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract to the bowl.
  • - Mix with a wooden spoon until the ingredients are mostly combined.
  • - Use lightly floured hands to combine the dough until it has a uniform consistency throughout.
  • - Roll
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