Cookie in a Jar

Want to give a great gift? Consider cookies. Make these cookie mixes to put in jars and then add the recipe for how to prepare them. It makes a great gift for any occasion.

See Popular Cookie in a Jar Recipes

Brownies In A Jar

Better Homes and Gardens

Aren't you sweet? Share this mix for those on your Christmas list who welcome making a batch of brownies, but later, please! Be sure to include the recipe and baking instructions.

Toffee-Pecan Cookie Mix

Better Homes and Gardens

These cookie mix jars make for great hostess gifts around the holidays. Layer the ingredients in a glass jar and attach baking directions with a festive red bow.

Total: 15 mins

Brownie in a Jar

Ladies' Home Journal

This holiday gift is sure to score major brownie points! Just decorate the filled jar with the mix, fold up the recipe, and attach it to the lid.

Cranberry Drops

Better Homes and Gardens

Give the gift of cookie mixes. Dried cranberries add brilliant color to these simple drop cookies.

Easy Food Gifts in a Jar: Holiday Oatmeal

This oatmeal-in-a-jar food gift makes for a lovely offering. Plus, it's hearty, healthy, and just the thing to get a winter morning off on the right start

Maple-Raisin Oatmeal Cookies

Family Circle

A bit of maple syrup gives these cookies a deeply sweet flavor. Oats and raisins add hearty texture and add nutritious value to boot.

Lemon-Pecan Shortbread Cookies

Better Homes and Gardens

Five ingredients is all it takes to make crumbly, rich shortbread cookies! To "finely chop" nuts, chop them until they are about the size of grains of rice.

Ranger Cookies

Better Homes and Gardens

Kids can help make this long-time favorite cookie, which is a terrific gift for a special teacher.

Orange-Pecan Shortbread Cookies

Better Homes and Gardens

Dunk the bottoms in melted white chocolate for cookies that have their "frosting" flipped.

Let's Jam! 10 Top Jam & Jelly Recipes to Capture Summer's Sweet End

Some people want to catch lighting in a jar. I'd like to find a way to put summertime in a jar. Think about it: during the dreariest, chilliest days of winter, you could simply unscrew a lid and have sunshine and warmth flood your house.

Gold-and-Grasshopper Jam Made by The Most Interesting Man in the World

He may represent Dos Equis beer, but, apparently, The Most Interesting Man in the World also enjoys himself a nice jam. But who would have guessed someone would be willing to pay $1,025 for a jar made by the Dos Equis dude? "Today" reports TMIMITW, weary of plain-old, ordinary jam, set out to create the The Most Interesting Jam Spread, eventually producing just one jar that was auctioned on eBay.

Regifting From Your Pantry

Food gifts sometimes appear in mysterious ways. A few months ago, I was staying at a hotel, and my heart broke when I saw a jar of pumpkin butter on my hotel pillow instead of the usual chocolates. Pumpkin butter!

Two for One Dessert: Chocolate Chip-Brownie Cookies

This easy-to-make cookie recipe packs two kinds of chocolate for a dessert that features the flavors of a brownie in a convenient cookie shape.

3 Things to Make With...Peanut Butter

Unless you're dealing with nut allergies in your home, you likely have a good old jar of peanut butter in your pantry. And if you've got kids, it's probably readily accessible. After all, nothing quite solves the "quick lunch" conundrum like slapping together a classic PB&J.

Recall Alert: Smucker's Natural Peanut Butter Chunky

Smucker's has issued a limited recall of some jars of its Natural Peanut Butter Chunky because of possible salmonella contamination. The Associated Press reports 3,000 of the 16-ounce jars are included in the voluntary recall, adding that 16,000 more jars were still in warehouses. How to tell if your jar could be tainted?

Peanut Butter Goes Pow!: Pantry Power

The peanut butter jar is always in the cupboard, and it's always a possibility. There used to be nights when I wished I could just slap PB&Js on the table and scream "THIS IS SUPPER!" Tragically, these were nights my kids would probably have preferred some of my more ambitious attempts.

How to Bake Chocolate Chip Cookies

Even if you're a reluctant (or flat-out nervous) baker, you can handle learning how to bake chocolate chips cookies. First, some cookie trivia to loosen you up: The chocolate chip cookie was invented in the 1930s by Ruth Graves Wakefield, who ran the Toll House Inn in Whitman, MA. She stirred some chopped chocolate into her usual "Butter Drop Do" cookies, thinking it would melt and spread, but alas, the softened chocolate bits stayed intact, and a star was born.

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