I love to bake. I try to make muffins for my kids at least once a week. Cookies are always a favorite around here also, although we are trying to eat healthy.
Many of you have seen people selling mixes in a jar. I’ve seen them, too. Lately I’ve decided to use them to make my baking at home a little easier. Why not save some time when I have all the ingredients out to make a batch of muffins? It’s just as easy to mix several batches of the dry ingredients and put them in quart jars for later. I always have extra quart jars around the house. I started a small spiral-bound notebook with the directions for adding the liquid ingredients & baking instructions. All I have to do is label the jar with whatever kind of mix it is. When I want to bake a batch of muffins or cookies, I simply turn to that page & follow the directions! Simple. It also saves me a little time and mess. You could do this with brownies, quick breads, whatever! Next time you make a batch of cookies or muffins, measure out the dry ingredients for several more batches & put them in quart jars. The kids have fun helping, too. I try to keep several different mixes in the pantry so the kids have some input on what I bake. It is a win/win for everyone!