chocolate chip cookies in a jar

Cookies are the perfect gift! Learn how to make a jar of homemade cookie mix that can be stored in your pantry. Made with just a few simple ingredients, these cookies are perfect for any occasion. 

Making your own chocolate chip cookie mix at home is easy – all you need to do is dump some basic pantry ingredients like flour, baking soda, salt, chocolate chips into a jar, shake, and store. 

We’re going to show how to make a jar of homemade cookie mix that can be stored in your pantry. This will help save money and time when it comes to making batches of fresh baked chocolate chip cookies. It can be stored in your pantry so that whenever the craving strikes, you have all the ingredients waiting to go for fresh chocolate chip cookies.

chocolate chip cookies in a jar

Print out the recipe on a piece of cardstock and attach it to the jar with some pretty ribbon or twine and give as a thoughtful present to someone who loves to bake! This homemade cookie mix is a thoughtful gift idea, but you might also want to make one for yourself! 

You can get creative with what you mix into your cookie mix too! Try M&M’s, white chocolate chips, nuts or sprinkles. Keep your recipient in mind or even use holiday-themed colored candies. 

chocolate chip cookies in a jar

How to Make Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix in a Jar

This recipe yields 1 cup, 2, cups or 4 cups of mixture

Prep time 10 minutes  
Cook time 12 minutes  

Ingredients

8oz jar, yields 4 cookies 

  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 ½ tbsp sugar
  • 3 ½ tbsp brown sugar
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips 

Prep Ingredients

  • ⅓ cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 egg
  • ⅓ tsp vanilla 

16 oz jar, yields 8 cookies

  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 ½ tbsp sugar
  • 6 ½ tbsp brown sugar
  • ⅓ tsp salt
  • ⅓ tsp baking soda
  • ½ cup chocolate chips 

Prep Ingredients

  • ⅔ cup butter, room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • ⅔ tsp vanilla 

32 oz jar, yields 16 cookies 

  • 2 cups flour
  • 5 tbsp sugar
  • ⅓ cup + 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • ⅔ tbsp salt
  • ⅔ tbsp baking soda
  • 1 cup chocolate chips 

Prep ingredients 

  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla 

Add each of the cookie ingredients into the jar one at a time using a funnel to create a beautiful layer effect. If you desire to mix before adding, you can.  

chocolate chip cookies in a jar

How to Prepare Your Chocolate Chip Cookies 

To prepare, add the butter, egg and vanilla to a mixing bowl and mix until smooth. Reduce mixing speed to medium and slowly add the jar of mixture. Mix until cookie batter reaches desired consistency.  

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Using a small cook scoop, plop uncooked batter on a sprayed cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 12 minutes.  

chocolate chip cookies in a jar

How long will the cookie mix last? 

Each jar should last about 3 months. 

Using a small cook scoop, plop uncooked batter on a sprayed cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 12 minutes.  

chocolate chip cookies in a jar

How to Make Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix in a Jar

Yield: 1 cup, 2, cups or 4 cups of mixture
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 22 minutes
Cookies are the perfect gift! Learn how to make a jar of homemade cookie mix that can be stored in your pantry. Made with just a few simple ingredients, these cookies are perfect for any occasion. 

Ingredients

  • 8oz jar, yields 4 cookies
  • ½ cup flour
  • 1 ½ tbsp sugar
  • 3 ½ tbsp brown sugar
  • ⅛ tsp salt
  • ⅛ tsp baking soda
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips
  • Prep Ingredients
  • ⅓ cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 egg
  • ⅓ tsp vanilla
  • 16 oz jar, yields 8 cookies
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 ½ tbsp sugar
  • 6 ½ tbsp brown sugar
  • ⅓ tsp salt
  • ⅓ tsp baking soda
  • ½ cup chocolate chips
  • Prep Ingredients
  • ⅔ cup butter, room temperature
  • 2 eggs
  • ⅔ tsp vanilla
  • 32 oz jar, yields 16 cookies
  • 2 cups flour
  • 5 tbsp sugar
  • ⅓ cup + 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • ⅔ tbsp salt
  • ⅔ tbsp baking soda
  • 1 cup chocolate chips
  • Prep ingredients
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Add each of the cookie ingredients into the jar one at a time using a funnel to create a beautiful layer effect. If you desire to mix before adding, you can.

Instructions

    To prepare, add the butter, egg and vanilla to a mixing bowl and mix until smooth.

    Reduce mixing speed to medium and slowly add the jar of mixture. Mix until cookie batter reaches desired consistency.  

    Using a small cook scoop, plop uncooked batter on a sprayed cookie sheet and bake at 350 for 12 minutes.  

Notes

Each jar should last about 3 months. 

Print out the recipe on a piece of cardstock and attach it to the jar with some pretty ribbon or twine and give as a thoughtful present to someone who loves to bake! This homemade cookie mix is a thoughtful gift idea, but you might also want to make one for yourself! 

You can get creative with what you mix into your cookie mix too! Try M&M’s, white chocolate chips, nuts or sprinkles. Keep your recipient in mind or even use holiday-themed colored candies.