2 c Self rising flour
1/2 c Sugar
1/4 c Brown sugar
1 ts Cinnamon
1/4 ts Nutmeg
1 c Chopped dried apple
Mix: Combine and store in an airtight container.

Attach this to the Jar:
1 pk Mix
1 Egg
3/4 c Milk
1/4 c Vegetable oil
Preheat oven to 400. Mix all ingredients just until moistened. Fill greased muffin
cups 3/4 full. Bake 15-18 minutes, or until golden brown

Santas Favorite APPLE CAKE IN A JAR

2/3 cup shortening
2 2/3 cups white sugar
4 eggs
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
2 teaspoons baking soda
3 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup water
3 cups grated apple
2/3 cup raisins
2/3 cup chopped walnuts
8 straight-sided wide-mouth pint canning jars

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C). Lightly grease the insides of 8
straight-sided wide-mouth pint canning jars. Sift together flour, baking soda,
salt, nutmeg and cinnamon. Set aside.
Cream shortening and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and beat in well. Add flour
alternately with water and mix until smooth. Fold in apples, raisins and nuts.
Fill jars 1/2 full of batter, being careful to keep the rims clean. Wipe off any
batter that gets on the rims. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 45 minutes.
Meanwhile, sterilize the lids and rings in boiling water.
As soon as cake is done, remove from oven one at a time, wipe rims of jars and put
on lid and ring. Jars will seal as cakes cool. Place the jars on the counter and
listen for them to "ping" as they seal. If you miss the "ping", wait until they are
completely cool and press on the top of the lid. If it doesn't move at all, it's
Unsealed jars should be eaten or kept in refrigerator for up to a week. Sealed jars
can be stored with other canned food for up to a year.


1 package {7 oz.} dried apples
1 container {18 oz.} quick-cooking oats
1 jar {3 oz.} non-dairy creamer
1/2 cup firmly-packed brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped walnuts
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons ground cinnamon
Place dried apples in a processor; process until finely chopped. Add remaining
ingredients and process until well blended. Store in airtight container. Give with
serving instructions. Makes 7 1/2 cups mix; about 15 servings.

ATTACH TO JAR OR CONTAINER: Stir 2/3 cup boiling water into 1/2 cup oatmeal
mix until well blended. Let stand until thickened.

A pretty bow and you have the perfect gift idea..


3/4 cup non-dairy coffee creamer
1 tsp. almond extract
1 tsp. ground cinnamon
3/4 cup confectioners sugar
Combine all ingredients in a container with a tight fitting lid. Shake well to
blend. Store in airtight container and give creamer with the recipe for Amaretto
Coffee. Yields 12 servings.
Attach to the jar:
Amaretto Coffee: In a mug, combine 2 tablespoons of creamer with 6 ounces of

1001 COOKIE MIX Gift Jar

Makes 10 cups.
5 cups all-purpose flour
3 3/4 cups sugar
2 tablespoons double acting baking powder
2 teaspoons salt
1 1/2 cups PLUS 2 tablespoons butter, softened
Spoon flour into measuring cup and level with spatula. Put in large bowl with at
least a 4-quart capacity. Measure sugar, baking powder and salt into flour. Stir
until mixture is thoroughly blended. Add butter and use pastry blender or clean
hands to work into dry ingredients until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Store covered in airtight container in refrigerator or freezer. Do NOT press down.
Use mix at room temperature. Spoon lightly into measuring cup, level with sptaula.
When using margarine, do not use diet, whipped or soft.
* Have all ingredients at room temperature.
* Do not sift flour -- spoon lightly into measuring cup and level off.
* Use standard measuring cups and spoons.
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