Homemade Gift: Gluten-Free Cookie Mix in a Jar

by | Updated: October 13th, 2020 | Read time: 1 minute

What do you gift the person who has everything? This cookies-in-a-jar recipe is a cute and creative homemade gift option! Your recipient will just have to add water and oil to get thirteen delicious, egg-free and gluten-free cookies. They’ll also get a fun and fuss-free experience, not to mention the amazing, oh-so-sweet smell of treats in the oven.

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Dry ingredients

1 cup gluten-free flour
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 cup cacao powder
1/2 cup raw turbinado sugar
2 Tbsp. ground flaxseed
1/2 cup mini chocolate chips
1/2 cup shredded coconut flakes

Wet ingredients

1/2 cup water
1/4 cup + 1 Tbsp. coconut oil


  1. In 24 oz. glass mason jar, layer dry ingredients in order, starting with flour, salt and baking powder. Secure lid on jar.
  2. Add decorative note with instructions for baking cookies:
    • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease baking sheet.
    • Pour dry ingredients into mixing bowl, then add water and coconut oil. Stir until well combined.
    • Using medium ice cream scoop (about 3 Tbsp.), drop batter onto baking pan to make 13 cookies.
    • Bake for 18-20 minutes.
Pamela Higgins

Pam Higgins, Certified Health Coach, AADP received her credentials from The Institute for Integrative Nutrition in 2010. Pam is the Founder of Total Health Counseling, LLC and www.totalhealthcounseling.com. She is a sensitive foodie and focuses on teaching clients about eating delicious food with pleasure. Pam will show you how to access your blueprint for healthy eating and lifestyle so you can be your best. Pam healed herself from years of chronic digestive and skin inflammation by accessing her own blueprint for healthy living and helps her clients find foods that nourish + balance their bodies. Pam lives in South Florida with her husband, Heman and dog, Cali. Contact Pam directly via email at totalhealthcounseling@gmail.com.