Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Mix
1 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup white sugar
1 1/2 cups semisweet chocolate chips
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 cup powder oatmeal
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
Mix the salt and baking soda in with the flour, then layer the ingredients into the jar. Use scissors to cut a 9 inch-diameter circle from calico. Place over lid and secure with rubber band. Tie on a raffia or ribbon bow to cover rubber band.
Enclose a card with the following mixing and baking directions:
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies:
Preheat oven to 375F
Sift dry ingredients through a colander to separate the chocolate chips from other ingredients.
Beat 1 cup of butter or margarine in a medium bowl. Beat sifted ingredients into butter until blended.
In a small bowl, beat 1 egg with 1 teaspoon of vanilla.
Mix beaten egg mixture into butter mixture until blended. Stir in chocolate chips.
Drop teaspoonfuls of batter, spaced well apart, onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake 8 minutes or until lightly browned.
Makes 4 dozen