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Mar 14, 2010

Cocoa Peanut Butter Cookie Mix

Cocoa Peanut Butter Cookie Mix






1 cup packed brown sugar

1-1/2 cups packed confectioners' sugar

3/4 cup cocoa

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

1/4 teaspoon salt



In a separate bowl, mix together the flour, baking powder and salt. Layer ingredients in order given in a 1 quart ''wide mouth'' canning jar. Clean the inside of the jar with a dry paper towel after adding the confectioners' sugar and after adding the cocoa powder. Be sure to pack everything down firmly before adding the flour mixture, it will be a tight fit.

Instructions to attach to Jar: Cocoa Peanut Butter Cookies: Empty jar of cookie mix into large mixing bowl. Use your hands to thoroughly blend mix. Add: 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened at room temperature. DO NOT USE DIET MARGARINE. Add 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter, 1 egg, slightly beaten, and 1 teaspoon of vanilla. Mix until completely blended. You will need to use your hands to finish mixing. Shape into walnut sized balls and place 2 inches apart on a parchment lined baking sheets. DO NOT USE WAXED PAPER. Press balls down with a fork. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 9 to 11 minutes until edges are browned. Cool 5 minutes on baking sheet then transfer to a cooling rack to finish cooling. Makes 3 dozen cookies.