gift idea: mason jar christmas cookies


My family is all about the homemade gifts. Since there are a lot of us (including 14 nieces and nephews - and we're not even talking about Dan's side of the family!!), going homemade just makes sense. Not only is it much more reasonable on the purse strings, but the presents are always fun and thoughtful. This year, I did two pressies for everyone. The first? Mason jar christmas cookies - "cookies for santa". First up was to find a good recipe. I stumbled upon these ultra cute 'cowgirl cookies' on bakerella. They looked great and I love oatmeal chocolate chip cookies. Sold. The scene in my kitchen when I was making these up?! Not pretty! All of my ingredients everywhere, a light ... CONTINUE READING