Peanut Butter Cocoa Cookie Mix

1 cups brown sugar (firmly packed)
1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
3/4 cups cocoa powder
1 1/2 cups flour
1 teaspoons baking powder
1/4 teaspoons salt

In medium bowl, combine flour, salt and baking powder. Layer all ingredients in a clean 1 quart canning jar. Wipe out inside of jar with a dry towel after you add the powdered ingredients (powdered sugar and cocoa powder). Make sure to firmly pack everything down after adding each item.

Attach these instructions to jar using festive ribbon:

Peanut Butter Cocoa Cookies Recipe

Place cookie mix jar ingredients in to a mixing bowl. With a whisk, whisk all ingredients until well combined. Add 1 stick of softened butter. Then add a 1/2 cup of peanut butter (preferrably creamy), an egg and a teaspoon of vanilla extract. Mix til well blended. Use hands to finish mixing until it forms a dough. With your hands, form dough into balls about the size of walnuts. Place balls 2″ apart on cookie sheets that have been lined with parchment. Press dough balls gently down using a fork. Bake for 9 – 11 minutes at 350 F degrees. When done, edges should be brown. Cool several minutes on cookie sheets before removing to wire racks to cool completely. Yields about 3 dozen.

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