OATMEAL CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

1 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 1/4 cups rolled oats
1 chocolate bar, (5.5 ounce)
1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup chopped nuts
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

(Use a funnel that has a 2-inch opening, to layer nicely in jar.) With wire whisk,
mix flour, baking powder, and baking soda. Pour into jar, pack down level with
heavy object.
Mix oatmeal in a blender. Grate chocolate bar and mix into the oatmeal. Pack on top
of flour in jar. Add white sugar and pack down. Add brown sugar and pack down.
Layer chopped nuts on top of brown sugar.
Finish layering jar with mini or regular chocolate chips until even with the top
(no more than 1/2 cup).

Instructions to attach to jar:
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Spoon chocolate chips and nuts into
small bowl, set aside.
Spoon brown and white sugar into mixing bowl, add 1/2 cup margarine or butter,
cream well. Add 1 egg and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla, mix well. Pour oatmeal and flour
mixture from jar into bowl, mix thoroughly.
Roll into walnut size balls, place on slightly greased cookie sheet 2 inches apart.
Bake for 8 to 10 min. Makes 3 dozen.