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Gifts in a Jar: Chocolate Caramel Cookies - two different chocolate cookie recipes from a jar of homemade cake mix. Cookie Mix in a Jar.

Chocolate Caramel Cookies

Gifts in a Jar: Chocolate Caramel Cookies, two different chocolate cookie recipes from a jar of homemade cake mix. Cookie Mix in a Jar.

Ingredients

  • 1 jar cookie mix
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1/4 cup millk
  • 18 pieces square soft caramel candies cut in half

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a large bowl combine mix, eggs, oil and milk until it forms a soft dough. Roll into 36 balls (about 1 tablespoon of dough each).
  3. Insert caramel into center of the ball and flatten. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheet.
  4. Bake 8-10 minutes. Remove parchment paper with cookies still on it from baking sheet to a cooling rack.

Recipe Notes

The jar of cookie mix referred to in the recipe is our homemade Chocolate Cake Mix in a Jar. To prepare the jar, layer the ingredients in order in a 1 quart mason jar and attach the baking instructions (printable version here)

Variation: instead of using caramel, roll balls in powdered sugar before baking.