Cookies are a tried and true comfort food. No matter what the occasion is, they make a thoughtful (and delicious) gift. If you need a heartfelt and frugal gift, but with a creative twist, consider one of these 25 easy Mason jar cookie recipes!
If you’re wondering how to make Mason jar cookie recipes, you’re in the right place. In fact, you’ll be a pro in no time. 😉 Mason jar cookie recipe gifts are quick, easy, budget friendly, and are sure to show the recipient that you care.
In addition to being fast and frugal, Mason jar cookie recipes can quickly be scaled up. What I mean is that you can easily make one or one hundred (or anywhere in between). So whether you need a gift for your great aunt or one for all the ladies in the office, turn to easy Mason jar cookies like those in this article!
One of my favorite things about the Mason jar cookie jar gifts is that they can work for anyone, and I do mean anyone, on your list. There’s just such a wide variety of tasty cookies to choose from. Don’t believe me? Look up Mason jar cookies Pinterest recipes… or better yet, just keep reading for 25 easy Mason jar cookie recipe gifts!
1. Reese’s Pieces Cookies (Freebie Finding Mom) – Peanut butter and chocolate? Cookies and candy? Hmmm, I’m not sure. You better whip up this Mason jar cookie recipe and put it to a taste test first! 😉
Tip: If you aren’t sure what size Mason jar for cookie recipes, most call for a standard pint jar. However, be sure to read each specific recipe to see if there are exceptions!
2. Chocolate Christmas Cookies (Freebie Finding Mom) – If you have a chocoholic on your Christmas list, go ahead and cross them off. This Mason jar cookie jar has their name all over it!
3. M&M Cookies in a Jar (Freebie Finding Mom) – This Mason jar cookie recipe gift was originally a spring or Easter inspired idea, but simply swap the pastel M&Ms for regular M&Ms or holiday themed M&Ms and you’ll be good to go.
Tip: Many Mason jar recipes that were originally for one holiday can easily be repurposed for the Christmas season. For example, if you’re looking for a fun and frugal gift that says “I love you,” try the “Hooked on you” gummy worm gift.
4. White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies (She Knows) – Old fashioned oatmeal cookies get a modern (and delicious) makeover in this easy Mason jar cookies recipe.
5. Double Chocolate Cookies (She Knows) – Can’t get enough chocolate? No judgment here!
6. M&M Chocolate Candy Cookies (She Knows) – Hmm, what goes great with cookies? Candy! The right answer is definitely candy. 😉
7. Cranberry White Chocolate Cookies in a Jar (The Creative Bite) – These scrumptious Mason jar cookies are packed with a whole lotta flavor. Yummo!
8. Triple Chip Cookies (The Frugal Girls) – This treat proves that Mason jar cookie recipe gifts don’t have to be complicated to be impressive (and impressively good)! Three different kinds of chocolate chips and a chocolate cake mix form a decadent cookie that’ll keep ’em coming back for more.
9. Santa’s Cookies (Cul-de-sac Cool) – This Mason jar cookie jar may be called “Santa’s Cookies in a Jar” but they’re delicious year round … as long as you stay on Santa’s nice list.
10. Sugar Cookies (Mom Skills) – Simple, sweet, and scrumptious … these cookies are sure to be a fan favorite.
11. White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies (Organized Christmas) -Don’t search for Mason jar cookies Pinterest ideas! Stay here and get inspired with gifts like this that produce a sweet treat that comes together in minutes.
Tip: Most of these Mason jar cookie recipes are great when paired with hot chocolate … okay, they’re good with anything but they’re especially good with this Mason jar hot cocoa gift.
12. Butterscotch Chip Cookies (Doubting Thomas) – With coconut, protein crisp rice and wheat cereal, butterscotch chips, and pecans, this Mason jar cookie jar is an unforgettable blend of flavors and textures.
13. Fudge Peppermint Crinkle Cookies (Following in My Shoes) – Do you (or someone you know) have a real Thin Mints addiction? If so, add this Mason jar cookie recipe to your list!
14. Buttered Toffee Oatmeal Cookies (Following in My Shoes) – Here’s another creative twist on traditional oatmeal cookies.
15. Hot Chocolate Cake Mix Cookies (Following in My Shoes) – Every word in the name of this Mason jar cookie recipe gift sounds delicious! #imnotdroolingyouredrooling 😉
16. Fall Cookies (Lil’ Luna) – These may be called “Fall Cookies” but they taste great regardless of what season it is. After all, chocolate and peanut butter never go out of style!
17. Gluten Free Cookies (Happy Mothering) – Have someone on your Christmas list who has dietary restrictions, such as gluten? Don’t rule out easy Mason jar cookie recipe gifts! Here’s a gluten free option that is sure to impress.
18. Cranberry Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (Vegan Huggs) – Two classic cookies, oatmeal and chocolate chip, come together in a new (and tasty) way in this Mason jar cookie recipe.
19. Cranberry Pecan Crunch Cookies (Mama Cheaps) – Crunchy and just a little tart, thanks to the cranberries, this cookie is sure to stand out from the crowd.
20. Mint Fudge Cookies (The Prepared Pantry) – Does anything say “happy holidays” more than peppermint or fudge? Supercharge your holidays by combining the two with this Mason car cookie recipe gift!
21. Oatmeal Cranberry Walnut Cookies (Will Cook for Friends) – Make this Mason jar cookie recipe as is or swap out the cranberries and walnuts for your preferred fruits and nuts for a custom cookie combo.
22. Monster Cookies (Group Recipes) – This Mason jar cookie jar basically allows you to use up the ingredients you have in the house. It’s super easy to customize so don’t be afraid to get creative.
23. Andes Mint Cookies (The Frugal Girls) – There should be a national holiday for the genius that figured out how to turn Andes Mints into cookies.
24. Oatmeal Craisin Cookies (Launder, Fold, Repeat) – Replace raisins with Craisins in this Mason jar cookie recipe.
25. Funfetti M&M Cookies (The Frugal Girls) – Funfetti cake mix is the base of this Mason jar cookie recipe. Need more be said … or have you already left for the store?
Mason jar cookie recipes make for a great gift. Plus, they’re easy and fun to put together and pretty inexpensive. Hopefully these 25 easy Mason jar cookie recipes have inspired you to give a homemade gift the next time there’s a gift worthy occasion.
Looking for more Mason jar recipes? Check out 25 Mason Jar Recipes: Holiday Gifts in a Jar. And if you’d rather give something non-edible as a gift but still utilize Mason jars, try:
- Mother’s Day gifts in a jar
- Play-dough Mason jar gift
- Mason jar snow globe with gift card
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Do you have your own Mason jar cookie recipe? Please share it in the comments.
Terri S says
You have some great cookies here. Thank you for sharing your collection with us.
Thank you for sharing these! Cranberry Hootycreeks are some of my fave cookies.
Edna Williams says
What awesome gift ideas! Thanks for sharing!
There are some amazing recipes here. I love mason jar recipes! Thank you for sharing with your readers.
Melissa Bowers says
These are incredibly cute and clever! What a neat gift idea!
Joanne Andrews says
What size mason jars are you using for the cowgirl cookies?
Can you make red velvet white chocolate cookies in a Mason Jar? There are not specific recipes for it. Thank you
I would think so, Julia! 🙂
Can someone help me? I got a cookie in a jar mix but it has not reciepe with it. It contains oats, sugar, flour, brown sugar,m7ms, chocolate chips and rice crispies. Does anyone have the reciepe?
Add 1 stick of melted butter, 1 egg, and 1 tsp, vanilla. Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes or golden brown
I’m looking for recipes to fill a 500 ml or 2 cup mason jar. Most of the recipes are for the larger size. Any tips?
I love these ideas, this is exactly what I have been looking for! i’m wonderig how far ahead of time you can put these together. I’m always a last minute person, and for once I’d like to be a little more efficient rather than trying to create 10+ jars in the moddle of the night!
I love these ideas, this is exactly what I have been looking for! i’m wonderig how far ahead of time you can put these together. I’m always a last minute person, and for once I’d like to be a little more efficient rather than trying to create 10+ jars in the middle of the night!
I’m so glad these mason jar recipes are helpful, Linda! 🙂 Kelli
Brittany Potter says
So cute! Thank you for sharing!
You are welcome, Brittany! 🙂 Kelli
Susan Cassell says
Please send me a printable recipe and gift tag with instructions for thes
I love these recipes. They make up so cute. You can do up the jar with just about anything. Thanks for all of them
Hi Harrietta, I’m glad these recipes will come in handy for you. Thanks for sharing! 🙂 Kelli