20+ Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Christmas

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We’ve got an amazing list of super easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas for everyone on your “I’ve been good this year!” list!

Not only do we just love us some mason jars {just look at our logo}, but also, we love DIY gift ideas!

As a matter of fact, one of our most popular blog posts this time of year is our 10 Awesome Gift in a Jar Ideas post!

Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Christmas

Indeed, the possibilities are truly endless as to what you can fit into a mason jar!

So, we figured it was time to compile a ‘Part 2’ gift-in-a-jar post to inspire you even more this holiday season!

Lord knows we’re all home a lot more these days and are naturally leaning in to our creative sides.

So, why not take advantage of your increased home time and create some fun, one-of-a-kind, just-from-you gifts?

We’ve categorized our mason jar gift ideas as follows:

  • Condiments
  • Snacks
  • Dessert Mixes
  • Sweet Treats
  • Drink Mixes
  • Bath & Body Treats
  • Home Scents
  • Fun Kids Activities
  • Dog Treats 

Clearly, our list has something for everyone, including your dog friends!

Because, they celebrate Christmas too!

So, without further ado, here’s our list {Just click on each picture to access tutorials}:

condiments mason jar gift ideas

1. Wildberry Jam with Creme de Cassis

Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Christmas

Straight to the Hips, Baby

Frozen mixed berries are boiled with sugar and a good dose of Crème de Cassis, to create a dreamy & intensely berry flavored jam. It’s sweet but tart, with a big punch of berry flavor! 

2. Sweet & Spicy Pepper Relish

Pepper Relish Recipe

Two Healthy Kitchens

This Sweet and Spicy Pepper Relish is deeply flavorful – and even taste-testers who say they don’t like spicy foods love this recipe! It freezes well, too, so you can make it ahead and then present it in pretty little jars whenever you need a quick holiday hostess, teacher, or neighbor gift! 

3. Bacon Jam

Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Christmas

Small Town Woman

This amazing Bacon Jam Recipe is the ultimate bacon lovers taste treat. It combines smoked bacon, onion, brown sugar, vinegar and a perfect blend of spices.


1. Gingerbread Caramel Corn

Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Christmas

The Forked Spoon

Delicious Homemade Caramel Corn Recipe made with warming gingerbread spices and sweet buttery caramel sauce. Enjoy this perfectly sweet and crunchy snack time favorite all holiday season and share your very own gingerbread caramel corn with family and friends for an easy, homemade, edible gift.

2. Maple Candied Walnuts

Maple Candied Walnuts

Earth, Food, and Fire

Sweet and crunchy, these easy maple candied walnuts make a great holiday gift. All you need is some maple syrup and raw walnuts!

3. Holiday Spiced Granola

Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Christmas

Homemade & Yummy

This Christmas granola in a jar makes the perfect food gift for the holidays. Cinnamon, ginger, and cloves combine to create that wonderful gingerbread granola taste.

Dessert mix mason jar gift ideas

1. Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix

Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix

Melanie Cooks

Looking for gift ideas that don’t break the bank? This homemade cookie mix in a jar takes less than 5 minutes to put together and makes a perfect present with a personal touch! This homemade cookie mix in a mason jar makes a great holiday gift, hostess gift or party favor.

2. Gluten Free Vanilla Cake Mix

Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Christmas

Fearless Dining

This homemade gluten free vanilla cake mix makes a great holiday gift. Print out the recipe card and wrap in ribbon.

Sweet Treats 

1. Christmas Themed Candy Jars

Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Christmas

The Farm Girl Gabs

Spread some sweet cheer to friends and family with these DIY Christmas Mason Jar Gifts. Fill these treat jars with Christmas candy or a favorite snack. Mason jar gifts are easy to make and fun to give.

2. Snowman Mason Jar


Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Christmas

Mom. Wife. Busy Life.

Create this adorable Snowman Mason Jar Gift! Place yummy treats inside and give to someone you love this year.

Drink mix mason jar gift ideas

1. Hot Cocoa Mix

Hot Cocoa Mix

The Farm Girl Gabs

Hot Cocoa In A Jar is a perfect warm-up gift to make this holiday season. This mason jar gift is easy to create and delicious to drink. 

2. Sangria Kit

Sangria Kit


DIY Gift Idea: Sangria for Friends. So easy to put together, and the drink dispenser can be used again and again! Perfect for housewarming, Christmas gift, or a Just Because!

Bath & body 

1. Peppermint Soap & Bath Salts

Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Christmas

The Country Chic Cottage by Angie Holden

Peppermint soap and bath salts are easy to make and make you feel oh-so-pampered!

2. Mani/Pedi in a Jar

Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Christmas

Mason Jar Breakfast & More

Do you know someone who deserves a day of pampering at the spa? If that’s not in your budget, the next best thing is to gift Mason jar presents like this Mani Pedi in a Jar.

3. Peppermint Bath Salts

Peppermint Bath Salts

Crafts by Amanda

Homemade peppermint bath salts make a wonderful Christmas gift idea! Easy to make and the presentation is so pretty, your friends and family will love them.

Home mason jar gift ideas

1. Simmering Jars

Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Christmas

She Saved by Keri Lyn

Homemade Simmering Jars are the perfect gift, especially for someone who is hard to buy for. They are so lovely to look at and they will make your home smell so wonderful – perfect for the holiday season!

2. Mason Jar Christmas Candle

Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Christmas

Ottawa Mommy Club

This Super Easy DIY Mason Jar Christmas Candle craft makes for an easy way to add to your holiday decor or Christmas gift,without making too much effort or spending a fortune on premade decorations!

Kids fun 

1. Playdough Mix

Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Christmas

Freebie Finding Mom

This fun DIY gift for kids is really two gifts in one. The kids will get to follow the Mason jar recipe and actually make the playdough (with parental supervision!) and then they get to let their imagination run wild and play with the playdough.

2. Elf Snot Slime

Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Christmas

Everyday Shortcuts

Need a last-minute inexpensive gift for the kids? Try this Elf Snot Slime in a jar. It’s fun to make and sounds gross but the kids love it.

Dog treats mason jar gift ideas

1. Cheesy Dog Treats

Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Christmas

Miss Molly Says

Need a gift for the favorite pup in your life? This woofalicious homemade Cheezy Dog Treats recipe is a PAWSOME gift in a jar for all your favorite pooches! It will earn you high paws! This dog gift is also super easy and super cute!

2. Sweet Potato & Leftover Turkey Dog Treats

Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Christmas

Two Healthy Kitchens

These easy, 4-ingredient Homemade Dog Treats can be made with leftover turkey or chicken! They freeze beautifully, ready to fill pretty jars for darling DIY holiday gifts for all the beloved pups in your life!

Undoubtedly, there’s at least one or two mason jar gift ideas on this list that you have absolutely fallen head-over-heels in love with and plan to make!

Therefore, we’d absolutely love to see your creations!

Share them with us in the comments!

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2 thoughts on “20+ Easy DIY Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Christmas”

  1. I absolutely LOVE food gifts. So many tasty things here to try. I just might make some for myself too. Thanks for including my HOLIDAY GRANOLA in this delicious roundup. Off to share this post!!

    • We do too! Can’t go wrong with food gifts. Thanks so much for allowing us to include your Holiday Granola recipe! And thank you for sharing the post!


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