Orange Slice Cookie Mix

3/4 cup white sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/2 cups orange slice candies -- quartered (10 ounce package)

Mix together flour, baking powder and baking soda. Set aside. Layer ingredients in order given in a quart sized "wide mouth" canning jar. Press each layer firmly in place. Add the orange candies last. It will be a tight fit.

Attach these directions to jar:
Orange Slice Cookies Remove orange slice candy 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 1 egg slightly beaten and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix until completely blended. You may need to finish mixing with your hands. Mix in orange slice candy. Shape into large sized 2 inches apart on sprayed baking 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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