Peanut Butter Cup Cookie Mix

3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
8 peanut butter cup candy -- (0.7 ounce) cut into 1/2 inch pieces

Mix together the flour, baking powder and baking soda. Set aside. Layer ingredients in order given in a 1 quart ''wide mouth'' canning jar. Press each layer firmly in place. It will be a tight fit. Add chopped peanut butter cups last.

Attach these directions to Jar:
Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
Remove peanut butter cups from jar. Set aside. Empty remaining cookie mix into large mixing bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly blend mix. Add 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened at room temperature.
Add in 1 egg, slightly beaten, and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix until completely blended. You will need to finish mixing with your hands. Mix in peanut butter cups. Shape into walnut sized balls. Place 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees F (190 degrees C) for 12 to 14 minutes until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet. Remove cookies to racks to finish cooling. Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies.
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