Looking for a cute gift idea for Valentine’s Day. Check out these simple and thoughtful Valentine Jar Cookies.
Pink and Red M&M Valentine Cookies in a Jar
2 cups flour
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup white sugar
M & M’s
Filling the Jar:
Layer the ingredients in a quart size canning jar in the order listed. Use a small funnel. Use enough candy pieces so the jar is full to the top. Pack down all ingredients.
Instructions for recipient (write or print on a cute heart shaped card & attach to jar)
3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Empty contents of jar into large bowl & thoroughly blend. Using your hands, mix in the butter until well blended. Beat together the egg and vanilla and add it to the batter. (Dough will be a little crumbly.) Shape dough into 1 inch balls and place 2 inches apart on baking sheet. Bake for 10 to 14 minute until edges are lightly browned.