Oatmeal Scotchies In A Jar


Family favorite for after-school snacks, this kid-pleaser makes a delicious holiday gift. Layers of oatmeal, brown sugar and butterscotch chips look as good as they taste!

Includes free printable gift tags.


wide-mouth quart (4-cup) canning jars with lid and rings
3⁄4 cups
packed brown sugar
1⁄2 cup
white sugar
3⁄4 cups
butterscotch baking chips
2 cups
rolled oats
1 cup
all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon
ground cinnamon
1⁄2 teaspoon
ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon
baking soda
1⁄2 teaspoon


1. In large bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda and salt. Layer ingredients in order given in canning jars, layering flour mixture last.

[Hint for FoodSaver brand vacuum sealer owners: use the jar sealing attachment to seal jars for longer storage.]

2. Cut appropriate amount of 7-inch circles from cotton fabric. Top each jar with fabric circle, and tie with ribbon.

3. Print appropriate number of copies of free printable Oatmeal Scotchies Cookie Mix gift tag with recipe instructions. Cut gift tags apart and attach to ribbon.


Recipe Instructions (include on gift tag):

Empty mix into large mixing bowl, mix thoroughly.

Add 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened, 1 beaten egg, 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix until completely blended.

Form 1-inch balls and place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees until edges are lightly browned, about 10-12 minutes.

Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheet, then transfer to wire rack to cool completely. Makes 3 dozen cookies.