Delicious White Chocolate Cranberry Macadamia Nut Cookies in a Jar Recipe, a fun activity for homemade gifts, and yummy gift to give!

White Chocolate Cranberry Macadamia Nut Cookies in a Jar Recipe

Friends, Happy Holidays! Whether for Valentine’s Day or Christmas, these White Chocolate Cranberry Cookies are fantastic, and a fun gift to give!

Grab your canning jars, and let’s get going …

White Chocolate Cranberry Macadamia Nut Cookies in a Jar

I love Cookies in a Jar recipes, especially when they involve white chocolate, macadamia nuts, and cranberries – my all-time favorite cookie recipe. My Dad’s wife, Ginny, recently blessed us with these delicious cookies, and now today I’m sharing the recipe with you!

White Chocolate Cranberry Macadamia Nut Cookies in a Jar Recipe

It’s fun to give during the holiday months, so I pulled out my red stand mixer.

White Chocolate Cranberry Macadamia Nut Cookies in a Jar Recipe

Together with my little neighbor girl, we whipped up a batch of Ginny’s cookies. Everyone loves cookies!

White Chocolate Cranberry Macadamia Nut Cookies

White Chocolate Cranberry Macadamia Nut Cookies

In the beautiful stainless steel bowl, we combined all these beautiful ingredients (plus butter, eggs, and vanilla).

White Chocolate Cranberry Macadamia Nut Cookies Recipe

Mixed to perfection.

Baked on a sheet of parchment paper.

White Chocolate Cranberry Macadamia Nut Cookies in a Jar Recipe

Love these cookies because you can eat right away, give away as a gift, or freeze for when company comes.

The perfect gift to give!

Make up extra jars. Don’t forget the instructions!

White Chocolate Cranberry Macadamia Nut Cookies in a Jar Recipe

This is a fun idea for a hostess gift, or just a “because I am thinking of you” gift.

I also love it for school teachers, music teachers, coaches, Sunday School teachers, group leaders, and of course neighbors.

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White Chocolate Cranberry Macadamia Nut--Cookies in a Jar Recipe

A fun Valentine’s or Christmas or any holiday gift to give (from Ginny).

Ingredients

  • EACH JAR CONTAINS:
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats
  • 1 cup dried cranberries
  • 1 cup vanilla or white chips
  • ½ cup macadamia nuts, chopped
  • ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS WHEN READY TO BAKE:
  • 1/2 cup butter, melted
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder

Instructions

  • PREPARE THE JAR INGREDIENTS:
  • In a 1-qt. glass jar, layer the sugar and brown sugar, packing well between each layer.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; spoon into jar.
  • Top with oats, cranberries, nuts and chips.
  • Cover and store in a cool dry place for up to 6 months.
  • PREPARE COOKIES (TAG ON THE JAR):
  • Pour cookie mix into a large bowl; stir to combine. Beat in butter, egg and vanilla. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Drop by tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: 3 dozen.
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White Chocolate Cranberry Macadamia Nut Cookies in a Jar

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