How to Make Mason Jar Cookies

How to Make Mason Jar Cookies | DIY Joy Projects and Crafts Ideas

Learning how to make mason jar cookies is easy as pie (and just as delicious). If you have never made mason jar cookies before, you absolutely have to try these. This oatmeal chocolate chip cookie recipe is one of our absolute favorite things to make in a jar! I recommend you go ahead and plan to make several batches, though. You will not believe the incredible results you get from such a simple recipe. You will definitely want to keep one for yourself…


Accordingly, this easy step by step recipe is one of our favorite DIY gifts in a jar. The super easy mason jar cookie recipe is quick to make- you just measure and layer your ingredients as you go. This DIY gift idea is super cute, too! Add a cute handmade label plus a hand written tag with the baking instructions, and people will think you spend hours laboring in the kitchen to make their gift. Plus, each jar really does make an amazingly delicious batch of cookies. However, you don’t actually have to bake them. The recipient gets to make them, so they also get to clean up all the big mess! These cookies are always delicious and have helped me out when we needed a quick gift in a pinch – great for DIY hostess gifts, teacher appreciation ideas, housewarming, birthdays and more.

How to Make Mason Jar Cookies

Mason Jar Cookie Recipe

  • 1 cup rolled oats
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1/3 cup pecans
  • 1 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1 1/3 cups self raising flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda

To make the cookies, you will use the recipe above and you will layer the ingredients in order, starting with the rolled oats, ending with the baking soda. Once you have filled and sealed your jar, make a cute tag that says “Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies” and then make a label that has the following baking instructions on it. It really is that easy!

Write this on the label:

  • Preheat oven to 180C/350F
  • Grease cookie sheets.
  • In a medium bowl,
  • Mix 1/2 cup melted butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • Stir in the entire contents of the jar.
  • Form tablespoon size balls on cookie sheet
  • Bake for 10-12 minutes until slightly brown on outside

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