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What Are You Getting Your Neighbors and Friends for the Holidays? Mason Jar Gifts Might Just Be Your Solution!

Photo: Tim Johnson, KSL NewsRadio

This article about mason jar gifts is sponsored by Maceys. Happy shopping! 

With Christmas just around the corner, what are you getting for your friends and neighbors for the holidays? What do you think of Mason Jars? Do you have some lying around? Here are 4 ways you can create easy to make mason jar gifts for your neighbors and friends!


Photo: Tim Johnson, KSL NewsRadio

With a little bit of fabric, a few buttons, and a recipe for “muddy buddies”, you can create this snowman-in-a-jar.  It takes about 15 minutes, but is super simple to make in large batches!


Photo: Tim Johnson, KSL NewsRadio

Maybe the quickest neighbor gift is simply buying a big bag of Hershey Kisses and filling up the jar. You’ll be wishing them a “Merry Kiss-mas”.  You could also mix it up a bit and fill tall or short jars with licorice or M&Ms. That gives some variation to the jars!


Photo: Tim Johnson, KSL NewsRadio

Try making a big batch of dry pancake mix, fill up some jars, and give neighbors the instructions to just add water.  Shake inside the Mason jar, and pour directly on the griddle.  Creating the mix only takes a fe204-515-4501w minutes. Just make sure the recipients invite you over for brunch!


Photo: Tim Johnson, KSL NewsRadio

Finally, pick up a few boxes of graham crackers, a few chocolate bars, and lots of big marshmallows and you’ve got some s’mores in a jar! There may not be a lot of room left in the jar, but there’s always room for s’more.

For more easy gift ideas for the holiday season, just walk down the aisles at your local, neighborhood Macey’s store. Or go to