Holiday Gift Idea: Healthy Cookie Recipe in a Jar


The Perfect Holiday Gift:

Healthy Cookie Recipes in a Jar

Great for teachers, hostess gifts, or co-workers

It’s the gift giving season and the lists for who to buy for and the choices of what to get can be overwhelming. This holiday season, we are featuring a great gift idea that is homemade and adds a personal touch.

The Healthy Cookie Recipe in a Jar is great for hostess gifts, teachers, neighbours, friends, and can also be a fun parting gift for your friends after the holiday celebration. These are SUPER simple, quick and fun to do with the little ones!

Gift a complete dry ingredient recipe of healthy holiday cookies and top if off with a cute cookie cutter, tie a ribbon around the lid and include a nice handwritten recipe for the finished touch!

Photo credit:  Hello Glow

Photo credit: Hello Glow

Cookie Recipe Jar

What you’ll need:

  • Christmas Ornament or Cookie Cutters

    (these cookie cutters are great)

  • Canning Jars

  • Recipe Cards (Find a recipe and print or write these yourself)

  • Ribbon

  • Gift Tag

How to Assemble the Jar:

  1. Start by adding the measured amount of flour to the bottom of the jar.

  2. Then layer the other dry ingredients and any special add ins, like chocolate chips.

  3. Close and seal the lid, and tie ribbon attaching cookie cutter, recipe card, and gift tag.

Voilà! You have the perfect holiday gift!

Cookie Recipe

You can use any recipe you want, but here is one fun holiday cookie recipe that we were inspired to make and is also a great holiday recipe with the peppermint and chocolate mixture combined! Its not only vegan but also refined sugar free!


Vegan Double Chocolate Chip Peppermint Cookies in a Jar

*yields 1 large mason jar

You provide these ingredients

*layer each ingredient below and pack it down with the back of a spoon

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (or substitute with gluten free flour)

  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder

  • 2 teaspoons ground flax seeds

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

  • 3/4 cups raw cane sugar

  • 1/2 cup vegan chocolate chips

  • 1/4 cup of crushed candy cane (sugar free) (optional)

Your recipient will need these for mixing the recipe:

  • 1/4 cup of canola oil

  • 1/4 cup almond milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

    Print a recipe label and place on each jar to show the recipient the recipe instructions.

    Happy Gifting!