Abby’s cookies in a jar recipe

The Lebanese Recipes Kitchen (The home of delicious Lebanese Recipes and Middle Eastern food recipes) invites you to try Abby’s cookies in a jar recipe. Enjoy Christmas and learn how to make Abby’s cookies in a jar.  

A gift tag, some ribbon and a jarful of festive ingredients makes a clever food gift idea for Christmas.

To Prep 0:10
To Cook 0:15



You will need a 1L glass jar with a lid

Jar ingredients

3/4 cup (110g) plain flour
1/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/3 cup (75g) firmly packed brown sugar
1/3 cup (75g) caster sugar
3/4 cup (65g) rolled oats
100g craisins (dried cranberries), see variation
130g white chocolate chips

Extra ingredients for making cookies

125g butter, melted and cooled
1 egg, lightly beaten
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Step 1
Sift flour, baking powder, bicarbonate of soda and salt into a bowl. Spoon the flour mixture into a 1L (4-cup) capacity glass jar. Top with brown sugar, then caster sugar. Top with oats, then craisins, then chocolate chips. Seal jar. Give as gift.

Step 2
To make cookies, preheat oven to 190C. Line 2 baking trays with baking paper. Empty jar into a large bowl. Add butter, egg and vanilla. Stir until well combined. Shape tablespoons of mixture into balls and place on baking trays approximately 5cm apart. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes, swapping trays halfway during cooking, or until edges are lightly browned. Turn biscuits onto a wire rack to cool. Serve. – December 2009
Recipe by Abby Rudakov, member

Photography by Mark O’Meara 

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