gift ideas

Collection by Erin Conley

Apple Cake in a Jar

Rating: 5 stars 48
Apple cake that is sealed in jars and can be given as gifts, or stored for emergencies.

Cajun Spice Seasoning Mix in a Jar

Rating: 4.5 stars 136
A spicy and attractive gift and tastes great on potatoes, eggs, and meat.

Cake in a Jar

Rating: 4.5 stars 48
Advice on baking cake in jars. You can use any cake recipe for this.

Chocolate Cake in a Jar

Rating: 4.5 stars 19
This recipe makes chocolate cake in a jar, a charming food gift idea during the holiday season, or an easy snack carriage.

Hot Cocoa Mix in a Jar

Rating: 4 stars 268
Easy to make hot cocoa mix in a jar. This recipe makes enough for two quart-sized jars. You can dress them up to give as fun holiday gifts, or take a jar on a camping trip and enjoy hot chocolate by the campfire. Sealed properly, these can be stored in a dry area for up to 3 months.

Banana Nut Bread Baked in a Jar

Rating: 5 stars 271
This makes a great gift for friends and neighbors. Also great for Christmas Bazaar item. Decorate with pretty label and a circle of Christmas fabric under the jar ring. Using the same basic recipe you can substitute different fruits and vegetables to make other varieties.

Friendship Soup Mix in a Jar

Rating: 4.5 stars 188
Your friends and family will love you for this! A soup mix in a jar recipe you can give out as gifts!

Apple Pie in a Jar

Rating: 4.5 stars 39
This recipe for apple pie in a jar is fun to make when apples are plentiful. It makes a nice gift for friends and family — all they'll need to bake the pie is a crust. You can spoon it over waffles and ice cream too. Sealed jars can be stored for up to one year.

Creole Seasoning Blend

Rating: 5 stars 501
Use this Creole seasoning to add flavor to rice, meats, soups, and stews.

Texas Christmas Pickles

Rating: 5 stars 41
These spicy/sweet pickles are a Texas tradition. My mother and I have made these delectable pickles for Christmas every year since I was young. We separate each batch into smaller jars and give them as gifts to friends and family. I would hate to think what would happen if we skipped a year!!

D's Famous Salsa

Rating: 4.5 stars 1170
This is a Texas recipe I've developed and refined over many years. It's very fast, easy, and I usually have everything on hand. I often give it as gifts to my family back East.