Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookie Kit


Special Equipment

  • 1 quart mason jars with lids
  • pinking shears
  • scraps of cloth & ribbon
  • glue gun
  • Styrofoam rounds
  • wood chips, painted orange
  • stick-on beads or sequins

Kit Ingredients

  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • ¾ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp ground nutmeg
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup old-fashioned uncooked oats
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • ½ cup flaked coconut

Additional Ingredients for Baking

  • 1½ sticks butter, softened
  • 1 egg, slightly  beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • non-stick cooking spray


Layer Ingredients in the Jar

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients and add to jar for first layer. With spoon or measuring cup, tap down ingredients until even
  2. Then layer other ingredients, one at a time, tapping down each layer as you go
  3. If ingredients don't fill the jar, add wax paper to the top before adding lid

Decorate the Jar

  1. Remove a small wedge of Styrofoam so that the head can sit on the lid
  2. With a glue gun, attach a hat (use a sock, knitted cap - be creative!)
  3. Attach Styrofoam head to the lid with a glue gun
  4. Add stick-on sequins for eyes and mouth
  5. Use wood chip for nose
  6. Wrap a cloth scarf around the neck of the jar

Bake the Cookies

  1. Preheat oven to 350º
  2. Mix jar contents with additional baking ingredients until completely blended
  3. Shape into walnut-sized balls
  4. Place 2" apart on sprayed baking sheets
  5. Bake at 350º for 13-15 minutes