23 Easy Mason Jar Christmas Gift Ideas

This is an amazing list of super easy DIY Mason Jar Christmas Gift Ideas for every family member and friend on your “I’ve been good this year!” list!

Not only do I just love me some mason jars {just look at my logo}, but also, I love DIY gift ideas!

As a matter of fact, my most popular blog post at Christmas time is my 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 these simple glass jars!

So, I figured it was time to compile a ‘Part 2’ mason jar Christmas gift ideas post to inspire you even more this holiday season!

Needless to say, it’s a great way to come up with a unique, personalized, handmade gift idea as neighbor gifts, for any holiday party, and for your hard-to-buy-for giftees.

So, why not take advantage of this list and create some fun, one-of-a-kind, just-from-you gifts?

Among other reasons, the good thing about all of these mason jar Christmas gift ideas is that you can quickly assemble them as a last-minute gift.

In addition, in my opinion, the best gifts are those that are consumable.

I’ve categorized my 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, this list has something for everyone, including your dog friends!

Because, they celebrate Christmas too!

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

Condiments Mason Jar Gift Ideas

1. Wildberry Jam with Creme de Cassis

wildberry jam

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

bacon jam

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

mason jar christmas gift ideas

The Forked Spoon

Delicious Homemade Caramel Corn Recipe made with warming gingerbread spices and sweet buttery caramel sauce.

Enjoy this perfectly sweet treat for a crunchy snack all holiday season long.

Share your very own gingerbread caramel corn with the whole family 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

mason jar christmas gift ideas

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 trail mix for a nice holiday tasty treat.

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 mix for Christmas cookies makes a great holiday gift, hostess gift or party favor.

2. Gluten Free Vanilla Cake Mix

mason jar christmas gift ideas

Fearless Dining

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

And how cute is that little Santa mason jar?

Sweet Treats 

1. Christmas Themed Candy Jars

mason jar christmas gift ideas

The Farm Girl Gabs

Spread some sweet cheer to friends and family with the cutest mason jars ever!

Fill these DIY Christmas mason jar gifts with chocolates, candy canes, or a favorite snack.

These mason jar Christmas gift ideas are super easy to make and fun to give.

2. Snowman Mason Jar

snowman mason jar

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. 

Don’t forget the mini marshmallows!

2. Sangria Kit

Sangria Kit


DIY Gift Idea (my personal favorite): 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, these are the perfect hostess gifts!

3. Homemade Chocolate Chai Latte Powder

mason jar christmas gift ideas

Housewives of Frederick County

For the tea lover, this is a wonderful concoction of dry spices, cocoa, tea, sugar, & evaporated milk packaged in a mason jar.

The perfect spice mixture for a cold winter’s day cuddled up in your favorite chair!

What a wonderful, unique gift for the holidays.

4. Espresso Cocoa Gift in a Jar

mason jar christmas gift ideas

Housewives of Frederick County

This is a great gift idea for the coffee lover in your life.

Just layer the cocoa powder, espresso powder, sugar, powdered milk, salt and chocolate chips in a mason jar to make enticing gifts for everyone on your list!

Add a festive ribbon and a gift tag and you’ve got yourself a wonderful jar idea.

Bath & Body 

1. Peppermint Soap & Bath Salts

mason jar christmas gift ideas

The Country Chic Cottage by Angie Holden

Peppermint soap and bath salts, using peppermint essential oils, are easy to make and make you feel oh-so-pampered!

2. Mani/Pedi in a Jar

mason jar christmas gift ideas

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.

This creative idea includes items you can include are nail polish, nail file, hand lotion, etc.

Heck, why not throw in a gift card to their favorite spa while you’re at it!

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

mason jar christmas gift ideas

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

mason jar christmas gift ideas

Ottawa Mommy Club

This is one of those mason jar crafts that are super easy to make and look so festive!

A Christmas candle craft that you can easily add to your holiday decor or Christmas gift without too much effort or spending a fortune on premade decorations!

Kids Fun 

1. Playdough Mix

mason jar christmas gift ideas

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

mason jar christmas gift ideas

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

mason jar christmas gift ideas

Miss Molly Says

Need a gift for the favorite pup in your life?

This woofalicious homemade Cheezy Dog Treats recipe with bone shaped cookie cutters 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

mason jar christmas gift ideas

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 Christmas gifts on this list that you have absolutely fallen head-over-heels in love with and plan to make!

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

So, share them with me in the comments!

Here’s to a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Finally, for more Christmas gift ideas, click on over to:

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2 thoughts on “23 Easy Mason Jar Christmas Gift Ideas”

  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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