“A nice gift idea especially for patriotic holidays. Tie a red/white/blue ribbon around the jar and add it to a gift basket along with a box of sparklers, miniature flags, coffee mugs and gourmet coffee. Adapted from Gooseberry Patch Gifts for Giving.”
1 pint

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a mixing bowl, add the flour, baking soda, and salt; stir to combine.
  2. Pour into a one-pint wide-mouth jar.
  3. Layer remaining ingredients in the order listed; firmly pack after each addition.
  4. Cover with lid and attach following instructions: removed walnuts, dried cherries, and chocolate chips from the jar and put in a small mixing bowl; toss to combine.
  5. In a larger mixing bowl, cream 1/3 cup butter; add in dry ingredients from jar; stir to blend.
  6. Add in 1 egg and 1/2 teaspoon cherry extract; beat to combine.
  7. Gently stir in walnuts, dried cherries, and white chocolate chips.
  8. Drop dough by level tablespoonfuls onto a lightly greased cookie sheet.
  9. Bake in a 325° oven for 14-16 minutes.

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