Christmas M&M Cookie Mix in a Jar!

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On the hunt for the perfect Christmas GiftGifts in a Jar are always a safe bet!

How about making some Christmas M&M Cookie Mix in a Jar for your friends, family, and co-workers!

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 box Betty Crocker Chocolate Fudge Cake Mix {15.25 oz.}
  • 1 bag Red and Green M&M’s Minis Baking Bits {11 oz.}
  • 1 quart size Wide Mouth Mason Jar
  • Scrapbook Paper
  • Ribbon

Christmas M&M Cake Mix Cookies Recipe from

What You’ll Do:

Attach a Label with Baking Instructions:

  • Attach a label {or you can add the instructions to the top of the jar’s lid} with the following baking instructions.
  • Beat together 2 eggs and 1/2 cup Vegetable or Canola Oil in medium bowl.
  • Pour in entire contents of jar, and stir well with spoon.
  • Chill dough for 20 minutes in the refrigerator prior to baking.
  • Then, drop onto ungreased non-stick cookie sheet in rounded balls.
  • Bake for approx. 8 – 9 minutes {or until done} at 350 degrees.

Here’s what you’ll end up with ~ delicious Christmas M&M Cake Mix Cookies!  {make a second batch for yourself with this easy recipe!}

Christmas M and M Cake Mix Cookies Recipe from

This Mason Jar Cookie Mix comes together in a snap, and makes a fabulous gift!  Thanks for supporting The Frugal Girls!

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11 Responses to Christmas M&M Cookie Mix in a Jar!

  1. Victoria says:

    Thank you so much for posting the cake mix cookies recipe for gifts in a jar! I have been looking for these!

  2. mary says:

    Can the flavor of cake mix be substituted? Like, say, white or yellow? thanks!

    • Karly says:

      Yes, I just made valentine jars/cookies with the Betty crocker red velvet mix and valentine m&ms. They turned out yummy and the jars are so cute for valentine gifts!

  3. Sarah says:


    Thanks for decoration ideas.
    I’m going to bake the cookies Christmas Eve though because my sister doesn’t have time to make them.

    Gifting them in a jar is a good idea.

  4. Katie says:

    4oz jar recipe- look up coffee mug cake !

  5. Kala says:

    How long will these last and its only 2 weeks till Christmas do i make now or wait?

  6. Stacie says:

    The chocolate Xmas M&M cookies are soooooooo good! My little girl and I had a blast making these. Thanks!

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