Chocolate Peppermint Cookie Mason Jars

Need a quick, thoughtful and yummy gift for someone? How about some homemade mason jars of cookie ingredients?  It’s a great homemade gift, especially for someone that loves to have fresh cookies baking in their home (and isn’t that everyone?)

These Cookie Mason Jars are a great gift and they’re not difficult to make!  I’ve even provided you a template of the instructions that you can print and tie to the jar.

Yield: 1 Jar (20 cookies)

Supplies/Ingredients

  • 32 ounce wide mouth mason jar
  • Granulated Sugar – 134 grams or ½ cup
  • Brown Sugar – 116 grams or ½ cup
  • Flour – 125 grams or 1 cup
  • Baking Soda – 5 grams or 1 teaspoon
  • Salt – 1 gram or ⅛ teaspoon
  • Cocoa Powder – 51 grams or ½ cup + 2 tablespoons
  • Instant Coffee or Espresso Powder – 1 tablespoon
  • Peppermint Chips (like Andes Peppermint Crunch Baking Chips) – 100 grams or ¾ cups
  • Semi-sweet or milk chocolate chips – 100 grams or ¾ cups

Directions:

  1. Fill your mason jar in a layered approach until full. I use the order in which my ingredients are listed. I use a scale to make the process faster and cleaner.
  2. Print the instructions label and use a hole punch in the top left corner
  3. Tie the instructions label around the mouth of the mason jar.
  4. User will need:
    1. 1 stick of unsalted butter (8 tablespoons)
    2. 1 large egg
    3. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  5. User Directions: 
    1. Preheat oven to 350
    2. Beat butter, egg and vanilla extract in a large bowl.
    3. Add ingredients from the jar and mix until combined.
    4. Chill for at least 3 hours.
    5. Drop rounded tablespoons onto a parchment paper-lined baking sheet
    6. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are set. Time may vary depending on your oven.