DIY mason jar cookies

DIY-JARThese DIY holiday mason jar cookies make a cute gift for friends, family, coworkers and neighbors. Take a look below for the holiday cookie recipe and mason jar DIY.

Total time: 23-25 minutes

Ingredients (mason jar):

  • mason jar
  • 1/2 cup of brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup of white sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups of semisweet chocolate chip (toll house works great)
  • 1 1/3 cups of all purpose flower
  • 1 teaspoon of baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


DIY time: 8 minutes

Directions (mason jar):

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F
  2. Grease cookie sheets (or cover them in wax paper)
  3. Layer the ingredients in the order listed (make sure to press each layer firmly into the mason jar).
  4. Take ribbon and wrap the lid of the mason jar and tie it into a bow.

*side note: if the mason jar is really large, doubling the ingredients will make the layers look prettier*


Ingredients (cookies):

  • Mason jar mixture
  • 1/2 cup of melted butter (unsalted preferably)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla

*remember if you double the dry ingredients, you must double the wet as well.*


Prep time: 5 minutes

Bake time: 8-10 minutes (convection), 10-12 minutes (conventional)

Direction (cookies):

  1. In a mixing bowl mix butter, egg and vanilla (an electric mixer works great).
  2. Mix in the entire contents of the mason jar (this mixture should be thick).
  3. Once the dough is mixed, shape it into walnut-sized balls and place 2 inches apart on a cookie sheet.
  4. Place cookie sheet(s) in oven and bake for 8-12 minutes.

This DIY is perfect for anytime of year, but it makes a great gift for the holidays. Enjoy!


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