This gift is easy to put together and looks great, and your friends will be that much closer to freshly-baked cookies!
1 cup packed brown sugar
½ cup granulated sugar
1 ½ cups semisweet chocolate chips
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking soda
Mix together salt, baking soda and flour, then layer ingredients into a 1-quart, wide-mouth mason jar. Press down each layer as you go, to make sure everything will fit.
Include a card with the following mixing and baking directions: Chocolate Chip Cookies 1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. 2. In a large bowl, cream 1 cup of unsalted butter or margarine until light and fluffy. Beat in 1 egg and 1 tsp. vanilla extract. Mix in cookie mix from the jar. Drop teaspoonfuls of dough, spaced well apart, onto a greased cookie sheet. 3. Bake for 8-10 minutes in preheated oven, or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks.