Sand Art Cookies

A perfect quick and easy gift. The layers in the jar are as beautiful as a work of art.

Original recipe makes 2 dozen


1/2 cup white sugar
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/2 cup candy-coated chocolate pieces
1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup crisp rice cereal
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips


  1. In a 1 quart or 1 liter jar, layer the ingredients in the order given. Lightly pack down the jar after each addition. Attach a card with the following instructions:
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a cookie sheet. Empty the entire contents of the jar into a medium bowl. Add 1 large egg and 1/2 cup of margarine melted; mix well. Form dough into 1 inch balls and bake for 10 to 12 minutes in the preheated oven. Makes about 2 dozen cookies.


Calories: 208 kcal
Carbohydrates: 41.2 g
Cholesterol: 1 mg
Fat: 4.3 g
Fiber: 1.3 g
Protein: 2.5 g
Sodium: 135 mg