Gifts in a Jar: Mason Jar Gifts for Christmas

Mason Jar Gifts are fun and thoughtful. Gifts in a jar are the perfect gifts for Christmas for friends, coworkers, teachers, and classmates.

Mason Jar Gift Ideas

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Mason jars are so versatile! You can use them for all sorts of things, from storage to decoration. Mason jar gifts are popular for Christmas and the holiday season.

These gifts are perfect for friends and family members of all ages, and they’re sure to put a smile on everyone’s face.

Gifts in a jar make for thoughtful gifts, especially handmade ones. They add such a personalized touch to the gift and are custom-made for the person they are being gifted to.

Mason Jar Gifts: Perfect Gift Ideas for Christmas

Homemade Mason Jar Gifts

If you are stuck at the last minute for a gift idea for someone you really appreciate, this homemade peppermint bark in a mason jar is a perfect idea.

When you make something by yourself and give it a personal touch, it makes someone feel really special.

Perfect for friends, co-workers, teachers, and classmates, these gifts in a jar are sure to be hit among your friends. And if you forgot to get someone a gift this Christmas, these make some really pretty last-minute gift ideas!

Mason Jar Gifts: Homemade Peppermint Bark

Mason Jar Gift Ideas

For this one, we will use peppermint bark to make these cute and adorable mason jar gifts. To personalize the gift even further, you can use these Holiday Themed Printables that are available to download instantly to give these handmade gifts an extra special and festive look.

You’ll seriously love making these after you learn that the peppermint bark is made from just 2 ingredients. Yes, 2! It takes only 10 minutes or so to put this festive gift together.

To make this peppermint bark, all you need is

  • 1 package White Chocolate Chips
  • 1 cup Candy Canes (crushed)


  • If the candy canes are not crushed already, place them in a plastic bag and crush them by rolling the rolling pin over the plastic bag.
  • Place white chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl and microwave for about 45 seconds.
  • Stir and microwave again for 20 seconds. Repeat this until the chocolate chips are fully melted.
  • Take half of the crushed candy cane and stir in the melted chocolate thoroughly.
  • Spread on the non stick aluminum foiled baking sheet. You can also spray non stick cooking spray on the foil.
  • Once the mixture has been spread on the foil, sprinkle rest of the crushed candy cane.
  • Refrigerate for about 55 – 60 minutes or until firm.
  • Remove from the refrigerator. Take out from the foil. Break into desired size pieces and serve.

How to make Mason Jar Gifts?

Homemade Peppermint Bark

Mason jar gifts are very simple to make. Let’s take a look at the supplies you will need and the steps to follow.


  • Empty Mason Jar
  • Ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Single Hole Puncher
  • Peppermint Bark
  • Free Printables


  1. Print the tags and cut them out with scissors or crafting knife.
  2. Use a puncher to make a hole and thread bakers twine through it.
  3. Take your mason jar and tie the ribbon around the mason jar neck.
  4. Paste your second printable (Happy Holidays) on the mason jar lid.
  5. Place the peppermint bark in the mason jar, and close the lid.
  6. Your holiday mason jar gift with peppermint bark is ready!

Happy Holidays Gift Tags Printable

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Do you like mason jar gift ideas? Please share in the comments below if you use these during the holiday season.

Homemade Mason Jar Gift Ideas

Mason Jar Gift Ideas for Christmas

Are you all set for your gifts for your family and friends? Please share your favorite gifts in the comments below!