Mason Jar Recipes

Mason Jar Recipes: Your Perfect Gift in a Jar

It is always said that it’s the thought that counts. You can be able to give a gift to your loved ones without spending too much money. There are lots of affordable gifts that will surely be appreciated by your loved ones. You can just accessorize its packaging to make it look elegant and expensive. One of these affordable gift giving ideas is the mason jar recipe, otherwise known as the gift in a jar or jar mix.

You can make your own mason jar recipe gift. This is very easy and inexpensive. This is when you layer out the ingredients of a certain recipe into a jar. Then decorate the jar and have the recipe procedure printed out and attached to the jar. As said, it is all up to the packaging to make it look expensive. These gifts in a jar are also very useful and decorative. Anybody who receives this will definitely be delighted with it.

So what do you need for your Mason jar recipe? First, you need to have a quart sized Mason jar that may be purchased from any grocery store. Then have all the ingredients of the recipe ready so you may easily layer these inside the jar. Layer the ingredients according to the order stated in the recipe. Once all has been layered out, place the lid tightly and have the recipe printed as the gift card. Adding a personal message is always a great touch. Attach the card to the jar and put some decorative like ribbons or cut outs on the jar. It is as easy as that; now you have gifts to give out without having spent too much money. You can choose from lots of recipes from cookies, brownies to soups. Here are two great soup recipes you might like to put in a mason jar:

Confetti Soup Jar Mix Recipe

You will need:

1/3 C beef bullion granules
1/4 C dried minced onion
1/2 C dried split peas
1/4 C barley
1/2 C dried lentils
1 tsp. dried thyme
1/2 tsp. garlic salt
1 tsp. dried basil
1 dried bay leaf
1/3 C long-grain white rice
1-1/2 C Tri-color spiral pasta (rotini)

To Serve:

Bring all ingredients to a boil with 5 cups of water. Adjust amount of water if needed. Make sure that the pasta and rice are well cooked before serving.

Cheese Soup Jar Mix Recipe

You will need:

2 cups instant coffee creamer
½ cup imitation bacon bits
½ cup powdered cheese sauce mix
1 tbsp dried parsley flakes
1 tbsp chicken bullion granules
1 tsp dried minced onion
½ tsp pepper
2 cups (approximately) of instant potato flakes

To serve:

Put the soup mix in a bowl; add 5 cups of boiling water. Allow to stand for a few minutes. Serve hot and garnish with cheese if desired.

Now, you can have these recipes packed for your jar, prepare them to give as gifts to your loved ones. These gifts in a jar or mason jar recipes are so economical and easy to prepare.