If you still don't know what to surprise your friends with under the Christmas tree, then DIY cookies in a jar are the right idea.
DIY cookies in a jar are a cute idea to encourage the recipient to bake cookies themselves with minimal effort. An idea that you can use for a wonderful gift during the holidays is also quite easy to prepare. Put the dry ingredients for cookies in a pretty jar and add a card with instructions on how to turn the ingredients into a delicious dessert.
In a clean, dry 750 ml glass, carefully fold the ingredients in order, starting with the flour. Place the vanilla pod inside or tie it around the lid with a cheek ribbon. Also include a paper with baking instructions.
Write the following on the gift tag: To bake the cookies, heat the oven to 180ºC. Open the jar and carefully pour the sugar into the mixing bowl with 115 g of softened butter. You cut the vanilla pod, scrape out the seeds, add it to a bowl, and then beat it all together with an electric mixer to a fluffy texture. Mix in the large egg and combine the rest and mix until smooth. Place the dough in the refrigerator for half an hour, then spoon it onto a lined baking sheet. Flatten slightly.
Bake for 10 to 12 minutes, until the cookies are golden on the edges but soft in the center. Leave on the baking sheet for 5 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool.
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