3 Edible Gift-in-a-Jar Recipes

3 Gift In a Jar Recipe Ideas

I’m always looking for low cost, simple gift ideas for neighbors, friends, and even some family members. I love creating edible gift ideas I can give in a jar. They’re always a hit. Here are three of my favorite gift in a jar recipes to give. These recipes also include a printable version so the person you gift it to can make their own if they decide they want more.

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar Recipe

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies In a Jar Recipe

These cookies always remind me of my mom’s favorite homemade cookie recipe! Who doesn’t love old fashioned oatmeal chocolate chip cookies? Layer the jar ingredients into a quart jar, then bake up a batch to take along. Give your friends and neighbors a jar of ingredients to make their own, and some already baked cookies so they know what they’re getting. 

Printable Oatmeal in a Jar Recipe Card (right click and save to your computer)

In the Jar Ingredients:

  • brown sugar: 1 cup
  • rolled oats: 1½ cups 
  • chocolate chips: ¾ cup 
  • baking soda: 1 teaspoon 
  • salt: ½ teaspoon 
  • flour: 1 cup


  • butter, room temperature: 1 stick 
  • egg: 1 large
  • vanilla: 1 teaspoon


Step 1: Cream together the butter, eggs, and vanilla.

Step 2: Slowly add the ingredients from the jar, mixing thoroughly with a mixer.

Step 3: Drop by rounded teaspoons on a cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for 10 minutes.

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