There are so many great uses for Mason Jars besides canning. How about making some yummies for your family and friends? Here are 18 Mason Jar Yummies for you to try. Whether you like sweet or savory, you are sure to find a great recipe here for your loved ones.

WARNING-Some of these recipes will contain HOT ingredients!!! PLEASE USE CAUTION!!!!


18 Mason Jar Yummies

Peanut Butter Pie Cups The Midnight Baker

“Like peanut butter with a hint of chocolate?  You’ll love these and they are great for the summer because they are easy and require no baking either!”


Salted Caramel Pumpkin Parfaits   Love Grows Wild

“These Salted Caramel Pumpkin Parfaits are layered with gingersnaps, pumpkin pudding, and homemade salted caramel sauce and served in cute little mason jars! ”


Shepherd’s Pie- Fun with Jars Friday!!!  Cravings of a Lunatic

What a great classic, Shepherd’s Pie. Super easy and topped with whipped potatoes.


Taco Salad in a Jar  Pocket Change Gourmet

“This quick and easy lunch recipe is not only delicious, it’s packed with healthy food. Layers of lettuce, tomatoes, beans and more go into this Taco Salad in a Jar.”


Traditional Pecan Pie in a Jar Culinary Envy

“Here’s a little twist on this beloved dessert institution. This crunchy, golden, deeply toasted nutty dessert will satisfy everyone’s sweet tooth!”


Mason Jar Pies Tip Hero

“Been tasked to bring pie to a potluck and looking for a simple way to do it? Look no further, because we’ve got the perfect and cute solution for you: Mason Jar Mini Pies!”


Maple Brown Sugar And Cinnamon Overnight Oats  Evolving Table

“A super simple and easy way to make Maple Brown Sugar and Cinnamon Overnight Oats in a jar!  Fill your mason jar with rolled oats, maple syrup, cinnamon and milk and wake up to a quick and healthy gluten-free breakfast.”


No Bake Oreo Cheesecake Parfait Spend with Pennies

Oreo Chocolate Cheesecake Parfaits are the perfect no bake dessert with layers of chocolate, a quick and easy no bake cheesecake and delicious Oreo cookie crumbs!  These are best when made ahead and easy to transport in a mason jar making them the perfect take-along potluck dessert.”



Cheeseburger Salad in a Jar with Special Sauce Finding Zest

“I love dill pickles. When I think of pickles and my favorite foods to eat them with, I immediately think of a cheeseburger.” This Cheeseburger Salad in a Jar with Special Sauce is sure to please.



Monkey Bread in a Jar Eat, Live, Run

“The concept is simple….sweets served in mason jars! I love it….especially because I am obsessed with mason jars. How cute are these little monkey bread baked right in mason jars?! I just love them.”



Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup in a Jar The Morning Fresh

“This homemade chicken noodle soup recipe yields 10 mason jars worth of goodness – plenty to last you at least a week – and this may just be one of the easiest soup recipes, ever.”

homemade chicken noodle soup

Peach Crisp in-a-Jar: DIY Favors Intimate Weddings

“Peach crisp anyone? How about peach crisp in-a-jar?

These would make perfect individual desserts for a wedding shower or delicious DIY wedding favors. Just add a lid and tie a ribbon around the jar and you’re good to go.”


Cupcakes in a Jar  Beantown Baker

“I have been wanting to make these for MONTHS now. Cupcakes in a jar seem like the perfect gift to send someone.”

cupcakes in a jar

Salted Turtle Overnight Oats (Chocolate, Dates, and Pecans) Organize Yourself Skinny

“Turtle chocolates are some of my favorite sweets to eat. I just love the combination of chocolate, caramel, and pecans together. Yummy!”

Salted Turtle Overnight Oats (Chocolate, Dates, and Pecans)

Healthy Overnight Oatmeal Jeanette’s Healthy Living

“These healthy overnight oatmeal recipes make for a quick and easy grab-and-go breakfast throughout the week. If you’re looking for a healthy start to the day, overnight oatmeal in a jar is a fun way to get off on the right foot. By mixing and matching different fruit and nut combinations, you won’t tire of this convenient breakfast-on-the-go option.


Apple Pie Two Saucy Sisters

“Apple Pie!  Consisting of soft, sweet cooked apples, plump and juicy raisins, crunchy walnuts, and of course a fluffy “pancake” laced with ribbons of apple butter, this is an apple-pie lovers dream come true!”

apple pie in a jar

Southern 7 Layer Salad in a Mason Jar For the Love of Food

“Hope you enjoy this 7 layers of deliciousness in a cute little jar! ”


Loaded Potato Jars The Gunny Sack

“The first one is a twist on the traditional twice baked potato. My family loves instant mashed potatoes to I came up with Loaded Potato Jars.”



Which one will you try first? You could include the kids and let them put the ingredients into the jars and make it a fun, memory making meal.

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