Winter is a very busy time for most people. During the holidays, the need for recipes that work as a quick snack or an easy gift idea are in high demand. After the holidays begin to die down, the need for quick and easy meals still remains essential as everyone is exhausted from traveling and the brisk temperatures set a lackadaisical tone. Known for their simple ingredients and directions, mason jar recipes have been very popular recently, and people are always looking for new and creative ways to use them. That being said, here are 10 delicious mason jar recipes that are perfect for winter!
Is your sweet tooth screaming for a sweet treat? Well then here’s the best recipe to satisfy your craving.
Looking for a grab-and-go breakfast? Try this overnight oat recipe. It’s quick and simple and you can always make it your own by adding your favorite fruit or flavors such as cinnamon or vanilla extract.
3. Cobb Salad
For everyone who’s looking for a healthier option, try making a salad to-go. Just add all your favorite ingredients to the jar, wet ingredients on the bottom (salad dressing), and you’ve got a delicious portable lunch!
4. Banana Bread
A great gift option is to put your infamous baked good into a mason jar, tied with a pretty bow, and of course attach the recipe for the receiver to duplicate when they are feeling up to the challenge.
Feeling a little under weather but still have to go to school or work? Just heat these instant noodles up in the microwave and they are sure to give you the warmth to get you through the day.
We all love a good pot pie every now and then. But how about a pot pie in a jar? It adds a whole new twist to the famous old recipe, but keeps the same great taste.
For the ultimate sweet indulgence, look no further. This s’mores in a jar is sure to be everything you’re looking for, especially for the chocolate lovers out there.
It’s always awkward around the holidays when someone gives you an unexpected present. That being said, it’s always good to have a back up plan for these type of instances. Therefore, as a quick, cheap and thoughtful gift, try making these cupcakes in a jar. They are sure to be a hit with everyone!
French toast is always a good choice when it comes to the breakfast category. You can always add your favorite fruit to the recipe if your looking to mix things up a bit.
Who doesn’t LOVE mac ‘n’ cheese?? And for those with gluten allergies, here’s the recipe you’ve been looking for!
Which one of these mason jar recipes is your favorite? Let us know down below
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Elizabeth is a transfer student at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. She is from Loudoun County, VA and currently serves as a member of the National Honor Society of Collegiate Scholars. Right now she is pursuing a degree in Public Relations with a minor in Business Leadership. In her free time she enjoys baking, blogging and going to the gym.