Tropical Jar Mix Cookie Recipe

The tropical jar mix cookie recipe combines coconut, macadamia nuts, and dates. Your taste buds will surely be in paradise!


1/3 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1/3 cup packed flaked coconut
2/3 cup chopped macadamia nuts
2/3 cup chopped dates
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. baking powder

Small bowl
1-quart mason jar
Funnel (optional)
Paper for tag

Step 1: In a small bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and baking powder; seta side.
Step 2: Layer ingredients in following order: granulated sugar, brown sugar, coconut, macadamia nuts, chopped dates, and flour mixture. Pack down firmly after each addition.
Step 3: Attach tag with the following instructions:

Tropical Cookies

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Step 2: In a large bowl, with an electric mixer cream 1 sticks (1/2 cup) of softened salted butter or margarine with 1 eggs and 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract. Beat well.
Step 3: Gradually add cookie mix, stirring until ingredients are well mixed.
Step 4: Roll dough into tablespoon size balls. Slightly press down on top of each cookie. Place 2 inches apart on a lightly greased baking sheet.
Step 5: Bake 11-13 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool slightly on cookie sheet. Remove from cookie sheet to cooling surface.

Makes 30 cookies.