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Mason Jar Recipes: 34 Holiday Ideas for Gifts in a Jar


Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat…but your wallet isn’t. What better way to save some money this holiday season than giving heartfelt, homemade gifts? Gifts in a jar are fun to create, and you can get the whole family involved. The kids can help make gift jar recipes for yummy foods like chocolate cakes and soup mixes, and they can help you husbands out there to craft bath and body scrub jars for your wives…hint, hint!


In a joint project with our sister site,, we have compiled all our favorite gift jar recipes into one handy eBook for you, our valued reader. Mason Jar Recipes: 34 Holiday Ideas for Gifts in a Jar has 77 pages of wonderful gift jar recipes, so whether you’re looking for delicious food recipes to give (or eat!) or fun craft projects to make, we’ve got it all.


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Mason Jar Recipes: 34 Holiday Ideas for Gifts in a Jar Click here to download the free eCookbook now. [pdf]

Included in this 77-page eCookbook:

Gift Jar Recipes with Chocolate

Recipes for Soup in a Jar

Snowman Jars

Mosaic Bath Jars

More Mason Jar Recipes


Gift Jar Recipes with Chocolate

M&M Cookie Mix in a Jar — M&Ms make everyone happy, right? Why not go one better and use them in this fun-to-craft, fun-to-give cookie recipe in a jar? It's fun to layer the ingredients in the jar, and your gift recipient will have fun baking the cookies.  (page 12)

Chocolate Jar CakesCake in a jar recipes are such fun to make, and people love receiving them. The only ingredient not listed for this yummy chocolate cake is love, but it will be evident when someone receives your gift.  (page 10)

S'Mores in a JarS'Mores In A Jar! What could be better? Combining the flavors of the familiar campfire treat with the seasonal sweetness of Peeps brand marshmallow candies, this recipe creates a distinctive holiday gift in a jar. (page 14)


Recipes for Soup in a Jar

Hearty Soup Mix in a Jar Can't quite decide on the perfect holiday gift for your favorite gourmand? Make this lovely gift in a jar, and you not only have a pretty present to give, but a delicious one as well!  (page 21)

Soup in a Jar What a wonderful thing, soup. It warms you up when it's cold outside, and with this clever gift in a jar, it warms your heart to give as well. Gifts in a jar make great holiday presents, so stock up on ingredients and make a whole bunch! (page 23)


Snowman Jars

Snowman Cookie JarSnowmen scream winter and Christmas. This is a great gift or decorating idea to have up all winter long.  (page 52)

Fleece Hat Snowman Jars Cranberry Cookies are a perennial holiday favorite. These cookies are delicious because they are sweet without tasting too buttery or cloying, unlike many greasy, gooey winter desserts.  (page 54)


Mosaic Bath Jars

Mosaic Bath Jars for Mom Mosaic bath jars filled with homemade bath salts make great gifts for moms this Mother's Day. She can relax in the bath with a reminder of your love. Use the recipe below for bath salts or read many more bath salt recipes.  (page 42)

Mosaic Bath Jar Set Bathtime is bright and cheerful with these colorful mosaiced canisters. Just fill them with your favorite herbal bath blends and aromatic bath salts and display them tubside.  (page 45)



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12 Magical Mason Jar Recipes

12 Magical Mason Jar Recipes - In this collection of mason jar recipes, you'll find everything from desserts in jars to savory individual sides. Making food in mason jars is so much fun, and it's a great way to decorate the table if you're having guests over. Plus, many of these mason jar recipes can double as homemade, edible holiday gifts. Would wouldn't want to recieve Apple Pie Filling in a Jar or Homemade Pasta Sauce? Check out all of the adorable mason jar recipes in this list - you're sure to find something for your holiday party!


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