Christmas gifts in a jar – thoughtful and practical

Christmas gifts in a jar – thoughtful and practical

Have you ever thought of offering Christmas gifts in jars? It’s very practical and you can basically fill the jar with anything you want, from bath salts to cookies, cakes and pies. If you need some inspiration, take a look at the examples we’re prepared for you.

One idea could be to offer oatmeal cookies in a jar. Use oatmeal mix to make the cookies. In a bowl put together rolled oats, flour, brown sugar, cinnamon, baking powder, baking soda and salt, stir together. Separately, mix raising, coconut, chocolate chips and nuts. This will go on the top.{found on echoesoflaughter}.

Here’s a cute gift: snowmen hot cocoa in a jar. You need a jar, a zip top baggie, hot cocoa mix, large marsh mallows, black and orange colors, a tag and ribbon or twine. Draw funny faces on the marsh mallows and place them in the jar, on top of the cocoa.{found on site}.

For this interesting gift you’ll need flour, sugar, brown sugar, baking soda, salt, candy and tags. Put baking soda, flour and salt in the jar, pack the first layer, add the sugar, then the brown sugar and finally the candy.{found on somethingturquoise}.

Here’s how you make cherry crisp in a jar. Divide cherry pie filling between the jars, combine flour, rolled oats, brown sugar and cutter in a bowl, distribute the crumble topping on top of the servings and bake.{found on mykitchenaddiction}.

To make pies in a jar, first make the dough and then line the jars. Add the filling and make a lid, also using dough. Make sure it has a vent. Then place the metal lids and bake them.{found on site}.

Here’s how you make these cute mini pies in a jar. Place mixed berries, sugar, cornstarch and lemon zest in a bowl and stir. Fill each jar about ¾ of the way with the berries and then put a little bit of butter on top. Add the dough crust and push the center down a tiny bit. Crimp the edges with a fork. Bake them.{found on paigesofstyle}.

You could also make chocolate cake in a jar. Melt butter and chocolate together, stir and let it cool. Add butter and chocolate to a bowl with sugar, mix and add whiskey. Then add eggs, salt, baking soda and baking powder. Pour the mixture into jars and bake. Top with frosting.{found on eclecticrecipes}.

Another idea is to make cheesecake in a jar. You can experiment with different recipes and flavor combinations. To make things easier, you could opt for a no bake cheesecake. The ingredients are cream cheese, condensed milk, lemon juice, vanilla extract and the filling of your choice.{found on iambaker}.

To make cinnamon honey butter, combine butter, powdered sugar, cinnamon and honey in a bowl, whisk until creamy and pour the mixture in a pastry bag. Cut off the tip and squeeze into the jars.{found on site}.

Now let’s see how we can make cowboy cookies in a jar. Layer rolled oats, brown sugar, white sugar, chopped pecans, chocolate chips, baking powder, baking soda and salt in a jar. The, if you want to use the mixture to make cookies, mix melted butter, an egg and vanilla and stir in the contents of the jar. Shape into balls and place them on the cookie sheets. Bake for 10 minutes.{found on texasfarmersdaughter}.