Friday, November 18, 2011

10 Dessert Gifts in a Jar


A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a post about 10 Christmas Gifts in a Jar. It included some mixes for desserts and beverages. What if you have people on your gift list who never cook? A cookie mix in a jar would not work for them. For those people, you can give a gift that is ready to eat. I found quite a few that look yummy. After baking, cool, and simply  add a lid, tag, and ribbon. Tie on a spoon if you give these to your co-workers, and they can dig in at their desk!


Monkey Bread in a Jar from The Family Kitchen


Peanut Butter Cups (Cake) in a Jar from Family Kitchen


Peach Cobbler in a Jar from Family Kitchen


Pumpkin Pie in a Jar from The Nerd's Wife


Brownies in a Jar from My Recipes


Cherry Crisp in a Jar from My Kitchen Addiction


Lemon Poppyseed Pound Cake from Man with a Fork


Pumpkin Pecan Dessert in a Jar from Glorious Treats


S'mores Cake in a Jar from How Sweet It Is


Single Serving Pie in a Jar from Our Best Bites
This website includes how to add pie crust to the jar, make a fruit filling and a crumb topping, how to freeze, and free label printables!

I found many more desserts in a jar than these, but they required refrigeration. The ones I chose seemed easier to give as gifts.

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12 comments:

  1. What a great post and so many cute ideas! I can't decide which is my favorite. Maybe peach cobbler or peanut butter cup cake! Although, monkey bread is my husband's favorite, so maybe I should start there! :)

    Happy weekend to you!

    Cheers,
    Christi

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  2. I was thinking about giving jar gifts to some relatives this year for Christmas. Thanks for sharing all the great ideas and links. I didn't realize there was so many different recipes! They all look delicious!!
    (I came to visit via Sew Darn Crafty Link up)

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  3. OMGoodness! I think we are having smore cakes after dinner! Thanks for doing all the work to find so many yumminess in one place. I lovethe lattis pie crust too!

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  4. My mouth is watering,from all those yummy pictures! Thanks so much for sharing :)

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  5. Such great ideas! I will definitely be remembering these! Thanks so much for sharing!

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  6. I think I have to cook a small cup cakes after dinner! Thanks for doing all the work to find so many yummy dishes in one place. Too delicious dish it is!!

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  7. An awesome alternative to a mix in a jar! I've pinned this for later!

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  8. Any reason why you can't use boxed brownie mix? I only ask because I can't have diary - Any thoughts?

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  9. Renee, I don't see any reason why you couldn't use a brownie box mix. It would be quick and easy to make.

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  10. I love these cute ideas! Where do you get the jars? I'm from Germany and I've never seen such beautiful ones here?

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  11. Maren, in the US, most grocery stores sell the jars, as well as stores like WalMart. I'm sure you can find them online by googling mason or canning jars.

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