1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1 1/4 cup old fashioned oats
3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
1 cup crisp rice cereal
3/4 cup flour mixed with 1/2 tsp baking soda and 1/2 tsp baking powder
Layer ingredients in order given in a 1 quart wide mouth canning jar, pressing down firmly after each ingredient.
GIFT TAG INSTRUCTIONS:
To make Pecan Cookies:
Empty jar into large mixing bowl, use your hands to thoroughly mix. Add 1
stick soft butter, 1 egg (slightly beaten) and 1 tsp vanilla (optional).
Mix until completely blended - you will need to finish mixing with your hands.
Shape into balls the size of walnuts. Place 2" apart on sprayed cookie sheets.
Bake 350 for 10-12 minutes until edges are lightly browned - cool 5 minutes on baking sheet and remove cookies to racks to cool completely.
Makes 3 dozen cookies. `
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