4 Gift in a Jar Ideas – Free printables

If you love giving handmade gifts, you will love these 4 easy gift in a jar ideas, plus whoever you give them too will love it too!

4 EASY GIFT IN A JAR IDEAS - FREE PRINTABLE TAGS

Have you ever made a gift in a jar? If so, you know how fun and easy they are to make. If you haven’t I’m here to help with 4 easy gift in a jar ideas that anyone would love!

The best part is you can make one or has many as you like! I will give you the step by step instructions to make one at a time, or step up an assembly line to make a bunch.

Sometimes you just need one or you’d like to whip up a quick gift! With these there is no need to whip up a large batch. It’s all broken down to one at a time or set as many jars up as you need an set up an assembly line.

The 4 gift in a jar ideas are my favorite! And I hope you love them too!

4 EASY GIFT IN A JAR IDEAS - FREE PRINTABLE TAGS

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4 EASY GIFT IN A JAR IDEAS - FREE PRINTABLE TAGS

GIFT 1 – SIMMER POT GIFT IN A JAR

This one is easy but takes the longest because of the time to dry the fruit.

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Holiday Simmer Pot in a Jar

  • Author: Jenn (Mother Thyme)

Ingredients

Fresh cranberries Apples Oranges Rosemary Cinnamon Cinnamon sticks Ground allspice Ground cloves Mulling spices 16 oz mason jar

Instructions

  • Add cranberries in a pot of water and bring to boil for a few minutes until the skins pot.
  • Drain and rinse.
  • Use a kitchen towel to gently pat dry.
  • Slice apples and oranges in 1/4 slices and pat dry with a kitchen towel.
  • Place fruit on a large parchment lined baking sheet.
  • Add sprigs of rosemary.
  • Bake in a 200 degree oven, flipping fruit ever 30 minutes until dried and edges are golden brown, about 4 hours depending on thickness of slices.
  • NOTE – Rosemary will only take 30-45 minutes. Remove that when dried and continue to dry fruit.
  • To make jar, sprinkle the bottom of a 16 oz wide mouth mason jar with mulling spices.
  • Add sliced fruit and 2-3 cinnamon sticks.
  • Top with dried cranberries and sprinkle with more mulling spices on top.
  • Add a dash of dried allspice and cloves.
  • Add lid and attach tag with directions to lid with twine.

Notes

Directions to make jar (on tag)

  • You will need 2-3 cups water or apple cider and small pot
  • Add contents of jar and water or apple cider to pot.
  • Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer and add additional liquid when needed.

 

 

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Gift 2 – Beer Bread in a Jar

This is one of my favorites and wait until you see how easy it is!

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Beer Bread in a Jar

  • Author: Jenn (Mother Thyme)
  • Yield: 1 jar 1x

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 3 cups self-rising flour
  • 24 tablespoons sugar (I usually do 23 tablespoons)
  • OPTIONAL ADD-IN: 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder or Italian seasoning

Instructions

  • Mix flour, sugar and optional add in to quart size mason jar.
  • Add lid and tag with instructions.

Notes

Directions to make (on tag)

  • You will need 12 oz beer and optional 3 tablespoons of butter, melted
  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • Spray 9×5 load pan with cooking spray.
  • Stir mix with beer until combined.
  • Pour into loaf pan.
  • Drizzle melted butter on top.
  • Bake for 50-55 minutes.

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Gift 3 – Homemade Pancake Mix in a Jar

Easy homemade pancake in a jar! I love having a few of these jars on hand to whip up pancakes on busy mornings! Just add water and an egg!

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Homemade Pancakes in a Jar

Just like shake and pour! Add ingredients in a large jar and add a lid! When ready to make pancakes just add water and egg in a jar! These are yummy and perfect for busy mornings!

  • Author: Jenn (Mother Thyme)
  • Yield: 1 jar 1x

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1 cup self-rising flour
  • 3 tablespoons instant non-fat dry milk (Carnation)
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoons baking powder
  • Pinch of salt

Instructions

  • In a quart size mason mix together flour, dry milk, sugar, baking soda and salt in a quart size mason jar.
  • Add lid and tag.

Notes

Directions to make (on tag)

  • You will need 3/4 cup water and 1 egg.
  • Beat egg in a small bowl.
  • Add water and egg to jar and stir until combined.
  • Pour 1/4 cup batter in a hot buttered skillet.
  • Cook until golden brown on both sides.

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Gift 4 – Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar

Who doesn’t love chocolate chip cookies? These make a great gift, or make few jars to have on hand to make a warm and yummy batch of chocolate chip cookies!

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Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar

  • Author: Jenn (Mother Thyme)
  • Yield: 1 jar 1x

Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 1/4 cups chocolate chips

Instructions

  • In a quart size mason jar mix together flour, baking soda, baking powder and salt. Tamp it down
  • Add light brown sugar top and tamp down.
  • Add sugar on top of light brown sugar and top down.
  • Add chocolate chips on top.
  • Add lid and tag.

Notes

Directions to make (on tag)

  • You will need 1/2 stick butter, melted and 1 egg
  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Add cookie mi, melted butter and egg to a large bowl and stir until combined.
  • Scoop 1 tablespoon size ball of dough and place on cookie sheet.
  • Bake for 12- 14 minutes.

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