Layers of flour, brown sugar, coconut, chocolate pieces and peanuts appeal to the baker who receives this gift in a jar. Include a cookie scoop for an added touch.

Source: Midwest Living
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Directions

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  • Layer in a 1-quart glass jar or a 32-ounce canister or container with a tight-fitting lid the following ingredients, adding each ingredient at a time in this order: flour, baking soda, salt, brown sugar, candy-coated chocolate pieces, coconut, and peanuts. Tap jar gently on the counter to settle each layer before adding the next.

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  • Give as a gift (or store the layered jar of cookie ingredients at room temperature up to 1 month) and attach a recipe card with the following instructions:

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  • 1. In a large bowl, beat 1/2 cup butter, softened, with an electric mixer on medium to high speed until smooth. Beat in 1 egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla until combined. Using a wooden spoon, stir in jar contents until combined.

  • 2. Drop by 2-tablespoon portions or by using a medium cookie scoop 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Lightly press down to flatten.

  • 3. Bake in a 350 degree F oven about 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheets for 1 minute. Transfer cookies to a wire rack and let cool. Makes 20 cookies.

Nutrition Facts

173 calories; 9 g total fat; 5 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 24 mg cholesterol; 94 mg sodium. 55 mg potassium; 21 g carbohydrates; 1 g fiber; 14 g sugar; 2 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 146 IU vitamin a; 0 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 16 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 20 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

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