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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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  Nancy W. in Chesapeake, VA  Jan 18, 2015
Would make this again.
They are great! Very easy to make and go missing fast... As the family was eating as fast as I was baking! 5 stars

  Princess in PA  Jan 11, 2015
Would make this again.
Our great nephew gave us a jar of these cookies for Christmas this year and we love them. I had to google for the recipe to make more! 5 stars

  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

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