Make Easter Cookies in a Jar

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This Easter cookies in a jar recipe make a great gift for a neighbor, family member or friend.  Alternatively, make these for yourself because these cookies are absolutely delicious!

Learn how to make these simple Easter cookies in a jar for a festive gift. So cute and easy!

If you’re looking for a simple last minute gift idea or a porch drop-off idea, these cookies in a jar are so cute and fun! Put basic cookie ingredients in a jar decorated with a bunny decal, and don’t forget to add Easter-coloured M&M candy for that festive touch.

Learn how to make these simple Easter cookies in a jar for a festive gift. So cute and easy!

You can create a handwritten tag with the instructions on how to make the cookies, and tie it to the jar with raffia ribbon.

Learn how to make these simple Easter cookies in a jar for a festive gift. So cute and easy!

I based this cookies in a jar recipe off of this one: Julia’s Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Jar Recipe. For mine, I swapped the chocolate chips for M&M’s and added 2 whole eggs.

Learn how to make cookies in a jar for Easter by watching the video:

Here’s what to write on the instruction tag:

Learn how to make these simple Easter cookies in a jar for a festive gift. So cute and easy!

In a large bowl, combine 3/4 cup butter, 2 eggs, and 1 tsp vanilla. Cream together. Empty contents of jar into bowl and mix together. Roll dough into 1″ balls and bake at 375 F for 8-10 min.

Easter Cookies in a Jar Recipe

Learn how to make these simple Easter cookies in a jar for a festive gift. So cute and easy!

Easter Cookies in a Jar

Yield: 2 1/2 dozen cookies
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes 8 seconds
Total Time: 25 minutes 8 seconds

Learn how to make these simple Easter cookies in a jar for a festive gift. So cute and easy!

Ingredients

  • 1 2/3 cup flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 200 g bag of Easter M&Ms candy
  • large jar
  • bunny decal (optional)
  • raffia ribbon
  • cardstock for tag

Instructions

  1. Mix together flour, granulated sugar & baking soda.
  2. Pour into clean & sterilized jar.
  3. Add brown sugar into jar and pack down.
  4. Add Easter M&Ms candy.
  5. Place lid on jar.
  6. Place a bunny shaped decal on the front of the jar (optional).
  7. Write the following instructions onto a cardstock tag: In a large bowl, combine ¾ cup butter, 2 eggs, and 1 tsp vanilla. Cream together. Empty contents of jar into bowl and mix together. Roll dough into 1" balls and bake at 375 F for 8-10 min.
  8. Punch a hole in the tag, thread some raffia ribbon through it and tie it around the neck of the jar.
You can add a fun bunny-shaped decal to your cookies in a jar by cutting one from vinyl with a Cricut. I used this image in Cricut Design Space to make mine: Bunny #M248BFFB9.

Have fun gifting your cookies in a jar! Find more Easter DIY & decor ideas right here.

2 Comments

  1. Adorable idea. What size jar is “large jar”? I don’t want to buy one too large and have empty space or worse a jar that won’t fit all the ingredients.

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