Decoratively layer nuts, dried fruit, spices and dry ingredients in a pretty glass jar for an intriguing gift. Attach a gift tag with cooking instructions and a list of additional ingredients required to bake up the crisp, subtly spicy cookies.
- Portion size 5 servings
In tall widemouthed jar with tight-fitting lid large enough to hold 6 cups (1.5 L), neatly layer almonds, prunes, apricots and cranberries, packing well after each.
In bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt ; spoon half over cranberries. In small bowl, mix together cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice and cloves; sprinkle around edge of flour mixture in jar. Spoon remaining flour mixture over top.
Cut 8-inch (20 cm) round of waxed paper. Spoon brown and granulated sugars on centre; bundle up and place on flour mixture in jar. Seal jar. (Make-ahead: Store for up to 1 month.)