M and M's Cookie Mix In A Jar

1 1/4 cups sugar
1 1/4 cups M and M's candies
2 cups flour mixed with 1/2 tsp. baking soda, and 1/2 tsp. baking powder

Layer ingredients in jar in order given in a 1 quart ''wide mouth'' canning jar. It will be a tight fit when you add the flour mixture so be sure to pack everything down firmly.

Instructions to attatch to jar:

1.} Empty jar of cookie mix into a large mixing bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly blend mix.

2.} Add: 1 stick margarine or butter softened at room temp. DO NOT USE DIET MARGARINE
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 tsp. vanilla

3.} Mix until completely blended. You will need to finish mixing with your hands.

4.} Shape into balls the size of walnuts and place on a parchment lined cookie sheet 2'' inches apart. DO NOT USE WAXED PAPER.

5.} Bake at 375* for 12 to 14 minutes until edges are slightly browned. Cool on cookie sheet for about 5 minutes then remove to wire racks to finish cooling. Makes 2 1/2 dozen cookies.

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