Peanut Butter Cookies in a Jar Mix

1 cup firmly packed dark brown sugar
1 1/2 cups firmly packed powdered sugar {Clean inside of jar with a dry paper towel after this layer}
3/4 cup cocoa powder {Clean inside of jar with a dry paper towel after adding this layer}
1 1/2 cups flour mixed with 1 tsp. baking powder and 1/4 tsp. salt

Layer ingredients in order given in a 1 quart ”wide mouth” canning jar. Be sure to pack everything down firmly before adding the flour mixture, it will be a tight fit.

Instructions to attach to Jar:

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

2. Add:

1 stick butter or margarine, softened at room temp.
1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 tsp. vanilla

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

4. Shape into walnut sized balls and place 2”inches apart on a parchment lined baking sheets. Press balls down with a fork.

5. Bake at 350* 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.

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