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Holly Jolly Cookies

Author: Kim Lange

Ingredients

Dry Ingredients (left side ingredients for 12 jars/right side for 1 jar)

  • 12 Jars / 1 wide mouth Quart Mason Jars
  • 18 cups / 1 &1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 12 teaspoons / 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 6 teaspoons / 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 6 cups / 1/2 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 12 tablespoons / 6 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 15 cups / 1 &1/4 cups semisweet chocolate chips
  • 12 cups / 1 Cup M&Ms

Wet ingredients for 1 jar

  • 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons unsalted butter very softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

  • Instructions
  • Preheat the oven to 350°F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper or spray with non-stick spray..
  • Using a mixer, beat the softened butter, egg and vanilla until smooth 1-2 minutes.
  • Gradually add in the jar ingredients and beat until mixed, dough will be thick.
  • Using a small or large ice cream scoop or heaping tablespoon, drop the dough onto the prepared baking sheets, 6 to 8 per pan, depending on size you are making.
  • Small cookies bake 8-10 minutes
  • Large cookies bake 12-14 minutes.
  • Let the cookies cool for 5 minutes on the baking sheets, then transfer the cookies to wire racks to cool completely.
  • Makes 15 - 30 cookies depending on size.
  • To Package For A Gift
  • Mix together flour, baking soda and salt and pour into a clean, wide-mouth canning jar, lightly packing the mix down.
  • Add the brown sugar and sugar in an even layer on top of the flour mixture, lightly packing down.
  • Next, add chocolate chips, then add the M&M's on top of the chocolate chips.
  • Seal with the lid.