Christmas Gift Idea- Cookie Mix in a Jar


We love cookie mix in a jar! They are lots of fun and they look great. They are perfect for friends and family if you want to give them something with a difference. With that in mind Katie Miln from Something From Kate has created these two cookie mixes and a bonus hot chocolate mix for you to make!

Hot Chocolate Mix

1/2 cup powdered milk

1/2 cup cocoa powder

1/2 cup caster sugar

1/4 cup chocolate dark buttons

4 squares of mint aero

Mini marshmallows


To make- add everything but the marshmallows in a saucepan with 1 cup water and stir on stove top til melted. Pour in mug and add marshmallows.



Cranberry, white chocolate and pecan cookie in a jar

1/3cup caster sugar

1/3 cup brown sugar

3/4 cup plain flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/8 tsp baking soda

1 cup oats

1 cup dried cranberries

1/2 cup pecans

1 cup white chocolate buttons


Fits in 1 quart Mason Jar- layer in the jar in order.

To make- Heat oven to 180c. Cream 1/2 cup butter, then add 1 egg and 1 tsp vanilla. Add this to the cookie mix. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Place small balls onto baking sheet and bake until golden. approx 8 minutes.


Chocolate chip cookie in a jar

1/2 tsp salt

3/4 cup caster sugar

1 tsp baking soda

3/4 cup brown sugar

2 cups plain flour

1/2 cup choc chips


Fits in 1 quart Mason Jar- layer in the jar in order.

To make- Melt 1 cup butter, add 1 tsp vanilla, empty jar into butter and mix through 1 egg. Make balls on baking sheet bake til golden approx 8 minutes at 180 C


These delicious treats were created by the super talented Katie Miln from Something from Kate. Something from Kate is a catering company dedicated to providing its clients with a unique and delicious culinary experience so that special occasion will create an evocative and long lasting memory. To see the amazing dishes Katie creates visit


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Maraya can be found hiding in the car pretending to ‘work’, watching endless teen dramas, eating chocolate and dreaming of becoming the next Mrs Hemsworth (any of them will do!)

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