GIFTS FROM THE JAR
CRANBERRY PECAN MUFFIN MIX
1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup dried cranberries
3/4 cup chopped pecans
1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
2 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1. Layer ingredients attractively in any order in a 1-qt food storage jar with tight fitting lid.
Pack ingredients down slightly before adding another layer.
2.Cover top of jar with fabric: attach gift gift tag with raffia or ribbon.
1 jar of cranberry pecan muffin mix
3/4 cup milk
1/4 cup ( 1/2 stick) butter, melted
1 egg, beaten
1.Preheat oven to 400'F. Grease or paper-line 12 regular- size (2 1/2-inch) muffin cup
2. Pour contents of jar into large bowl. Combine milk,butter and egg in small bowl until blended; stir into jar mixture just until moistened. Spoon evenly into prepared muffin cups.
3. Bake 16 - 18 minutes or until toothpick inserted into centers comes out clean. Cool in pan on wire rack 5 minutes; remove from pan and cool completely on wire rack.
makes 12 muffins