Tasty Homemade Food Gifts in Jars.
Jars are so wonderfully versatile! They come in a variety of sizes, so can be adapted to projects of any scale. I like to use them in DIY projects, organization, homemade beauty products, and to hold a variety of delicious recipes! If you’ve never used jars to bake in or to hold homemade mixes, you’ve been missing out! You have to try making one of these 20 Yummy Recipes in a Jar!
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These tasty recipes in a jar are easy to make, easy to store, and easy to gift!
20 Yummy Recipes in a Jar
Here is why I love recipes in jars:
- Gift Ideas! With a little adornment, these yummy recipes in a jar would make lovely gifts! Consider using pretty ribbon or yarn to make a bow, and don’t forget a nice gift tag!
- Easy to Store! I love making a few of these to have on hand for when I need a dish quickly. With fewer steps to complete then, I can whip up a batch of cookies in no time! Plus, they are easy to store in the pantry!
- Better for You! Since you are picking the ingredients you can make these recipes healthier for you with options like organic or gluten-free ingredients. So much better than a box mix!
1. M&M Mason Jar Cookie Mix
This makes a wonderful gift for anyone who likes cookies! They’ll especially like the added crunch from the M&Ms! Follow my easy instructions to put together this M&M Mason jar cookie mix!
2. Banana Pudding in a Jar
Make this copycat recipe for the Magnolia Bakery’s banana pudding. Grab the recipe from Salt and Baker and enjoy this yummy dessert!
3. Homemade Brownie Mix in a Jar
This is one of A Cultivated Nest’s most popular recipes! Whether you give this away, or keep it in your pantry for quick homemade brownies later, you’ve got to mix up this homemade brownie mix in a jar!
4. Loaded Monster Cookies Mason Jar Mix
If you like flavorful cookies, you’d love these! These are such a delightful swirl of flavor, you’ll want to always have a few jars of it on hand! Follow my directions to make this loaded monster cookies Mason jar mix!
5. Mason Jar Balsamic Salad Dressing
Mason jar recipes aren’t just for desserts or dry ingredients; whip up this balsamic salad dressing for a tangy twist on your salad. Call Me PMC has the recipe for this yummy dressing.
6. Mini Lemon Berry Cheesecake in a Jar
I love berries! Which is why I love baking these mini lemon berry cheesecakes in jars! They’re so delicious!
7. Chocolate Peppermint Christmas Cookies
Hop on over to Sally’s Baking Addiction to grab this free printable gift tag and the recipe for her Chocolate Peppermint Christmas Cookies. They look adorable and sound so yummy!
8. Copycat Rice-A-Roni
Save money and avoid preservatives with this recipe! Follow my instructions to easily put together your own jar of copycat Rice-A-Roni!
9. Homemade Ranch Seasoning
Make some homemade ranch seasoning, store it in a mason jar, and get rid of your box mixes! Little Sunny Kitchen has the recipe for this easy mix to replace your store-bought ranch seasoning!
10. Mason Jar Cocoa Mix
Hot cocoa is perfect for the winter, but I actually enjoy it year-round. A jar of this Mason jar cocoa mix would make a lovely gift for friends, family, or co-workers!
11. Homemade Butter
Shake some fresh cream in a Mason jar and you can make your own butter! Store in the fridge for a week while you enjoy fresh butter! Grab the recipe from The Stay At Home Chef.
12. Homemade Sauerkraut in a Jar
If you like sauerkraut, but don’t like how much it costs in the store, you’ve got to try making your own homemade sauerkraut in a jar!
13. No-Bake Mason Jar Strawberry Cheesecake
This is such a fresh-tasting dessert, thanks to the strawberries. If you like strawberries, whip up a couple of these no-bake Mason jar strawberry cheesecakes!
14. Refrigerator Pickles
Once Upon A Chef has this simple recipe for refrigerator pickles! They are crisp, refreshing, and so simple to make!
15. Homemade All-Purpose Muffin Mix
If you like to bake, you’ve got to have at least one jar of this homemade all-purpose muffin mix in your pantry! Easily add your own mix-ins to make a large variety of delicious muffins!
16. Mango Cream
This looks like the perfect summer dessert! A cool and whipped mango cream in jars by Precious Core.
17. Apple Pear Crisp In A Jar
Crisps are some of my favorite desserts! If you’ve got some extra apples and pears that are about to go bad, whip up some apple pear crisps in jars!
18. Fluffy Strawberry Nutella Dessert In A Jar
If you’re like most people and love Nutella, then you have to make this! It’s such a wonderful combo of Nutella and strawberry flavors! Follow my recipe to make your own fluffy strawberry Nutella dessert in a jar!
19. Homemade Bisquick Baking Mix
This copycat recipe should be a pantry staple if you make a lot of biscuits, pancakes, or waffles. You can easily mix up your own homemade Bisquick baking mix in a jar!
20. Raspberry Freezer Jam
Whip up some homemade raspberry jam and store it in Mason jars in the freezer all winter long! I can’t wait to try this recipe from Salt and Baker to enjoy some summer jam when it is cold outside!
Have you ever made a jar recipe before?
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