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There is no right or wrong way
to layer your jar mixes. However, to make the jar most appealing,
try using various textures & contrasting colors. For instance in a
Butterscotch cookie mix, place a layer of flour first, brown sugar
second, nuts third , butterscotch chips fourth and so on. The
variety will add appeal to your gifts and make them visually
Here are several tips for
successfully layering your jars.
Start with the lightest
ingredients first: Flour (be sure to mix your baking soda, powder,
salt if listed). This will ensure that the mix incorporates
Pack down each layer firmly.
I've used the bottom of a cup, back of a spoon, small ladle, etc to
be sure each layer is packed tightly.
Add your nuts, raisins,
chocolate pieces, candies and other larger, more coarse ingredients.
Items such as flour, cocoa
powders, powdered milk often leave a light powdery residue on the
jar. To remove this simply wipe the inside of the jar with a
paper-towel before adding your next layer.