1. Sift flour before measuring. In large bowl, combine flour, cinnamon, nutmeg, baking soda and salt.
2. Layer ingredients in order given in canning jars, layering flour mixture last.
[Hint for FoodSaver brand vacuum sealer owners: use the jar sealing attachment to seal jars for longer storage.]
3. Cut appropriate amount of 7-inch circles from cotton fabric. Top each jar with fabric circle, and tie with ribbon.
4. Print appropriate number of the Oatmeal Scotchies Gift Tags. Cut gift tags apart and attach to ribbon. Or, hand-write recipe tag using recipe below.
Oatmeal Scotchies Recipe
Empty mix into large mixing bowl and mix thoroughly.
Add 3/4 cup butter or margarine, softened, 1 beaten egg, 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix until completely blended.
Form 1-inch balls and place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 degrees until edges are lightly browned, about 10-12 minutes.
Cool 5 minutes on cookie sheet, then transfer to wire rack to cool completely. Makes 3 dozen cookies.