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Cranberry Hootycreeks

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The layers in the jar give a pretty "sand art" appearance that makes the jar pretty enough to give as a gift along with the instructions for making the recipe.

Makes about 30

5/8 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup all-purpose flour (note: flour is divided to make separate layers in the jar. If you are not making a Gift-in-a-jar, just combine the two flour measuremetns)
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup brown sugar
1/3 cup white sugar
1/2 cup dried cranberries
1/2 cup white chocolate chips
1/2 cup chopped pecans

Layer the ingredients in a 1 quart or 1 liter jar, in the order listed. Attach a tag with the following instructions:

Cranberry Hootycreeks

Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a cookie sheet or line it with parchment paper. In a medium mixing bowl, beat together 1/2 cup softened butter, 1 egg and 1 teaspoon of vanilla until fluffy. Add the entire jar of ingredients, and mix together by hand until well blended. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto the prepared baking sheet, about 2 inches apart. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes, or until edges are lightly browned. Cool for 2 minutes on baking sheets, then remove to wire racks to cool completely.

Note: Reviewers, please help us out and note the yield. Thanks!

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Reviews of Cranberry Hootycreeks:

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  Carmen in CT  Dec 4, 2014
Would make this again.
Wanted a cute jar recipe for gifts a couple years ago and tried this. They are now a family favorite and we have given multiple jars over the years! Everyone raves! I usually get about 24 from the recipe. 5 stars

  Linda in WI  Nov 29, 2013
Would make this again.
Top of the recipe says it makes about 30. 5 stars

  Ra in Hs  Mar 15, 2013
Would make this again.
Good 5 stars

   Nov 16, 2012
Would make this again.
Made great Christmas gifts! 4 stars

  A cookie baker  Jan 31, 2012
Would make this again.
Made for the Christmas holiday to give away and everyone raved about how good they were. I like easy recipes and these were a hit! I will make these often. 5 stars

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