3/4 cup of brown sugar
1/2 cup of sugar
3/4 cup of raisins
2 cups of old-fashioned oats
1 cup of all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon of ground nutmeg
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon of salt

Layer the ingredients in the order given into a wide-mouth 1-quart canning jar. Pack each layer in place before adding the next ingredient.

Attach a gift tag with the mixing and baking directions.

Oatmeal Raisin Bars
Makes 24 bars

1 jar Oatmeal Raisin Bar Mix
3/4 cup of butter or margarine, softened
1 egg, slightly beaten
1 teaspoon of vanilla

Preheat the oven to 350° F. In a large bowl, cream the butter, eggs and vanilla. Add the Oatmeal Raisin Bar Mix and stir until the mixture is well blended. Spread batter into a lightly greased or sprayed 9 x 12 inch pan. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes. Cool in pan. Cut into 2-inch squares.