I have long loved the look of desserts in a jar. Seriously – they’re just so fun to not only look at, but also to eat. You can take them along when going camping, at work, on road trips, pack them for your kids on school days, and so on. The possibilities are endless.
You could, of course, make the same desserts in their non-jar form. What’s the fun in that though? Plus, if you need some on-the-go treats or a simple way to split desserts into reasonable portions, using jars is a handy way to go.
Today, I’m sharing a list of some of awesome desserts in a jar from around the web. Hopefully you’ll find one that you can’t wait to try. I know that I have several of these on my must-try list!
20 Awesome Recipes for Desserts in a Jar
Mason Jar Lemon Meringue Pie Recipe from itallstartedwithpaint.com
Easy Banana Bread In A Jar from amysheree.com
Pumpkin Yogurt Parfait from seevanessacraft.com
Mason Jar Parfaits from weelicious.com
Apple Crisp In A Jar from dessertsrequired.com
Key Lime Cheesecake & Raspberry Overnight Oats from thegirlonbloor.com
Mini Chocolate Mason Jars With Cherry Jam from strawberryblondiekitchen.com
Shortcut Tres Leches Cakes from dessertfortwo.com
Banana + Coconut Cream Pie Jars from heymodestmarce.com
Fluffernutter Chocolate Crunch Parfait from thekitchenadventurer.com
Easy 3 Ingredient Mason Jar Chocolate Mousse Recipe from thereciperebel.com
Pumpkin Pie Mason Jar Cake from anaiminghighwife.com
No-Bake Rhubarb Cheesecake from lemon.press
Easy Apple Pie Parfait Jars from reneeskitchenadventures.com
Mini Mason Jar Strawberry Shortcake Desserts from mom4real.com
Chocolate Cherry Oat Scones Jar Gift from simpleseasonal.com
Blueberry Trifle from foodlovinfamily.com
Peanut Butter Reese’s Cheesecake from iambaker.net
Mason Jar Butterscotch Mousse from sweet-sundays.com
Gluten Free Lemon Chia Seed Muffin Yogurt Parfait from abraskitchen.com
Of course, if you feel like you are challenged where desserts in a jar are concerned, you could always make an impromptu dessert in a jar, like we did once with a cake that went horribly wrong.
Putting our cake pieces and frosting, along with sprinkles, in a jar made it go from disaster to deliciously charming!
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