Make an Easy Teacher Appreciation Gift in a Jar

Make an Easy Teacher Appreciation Gift in a Jar

Make an Easy Teacher Appreciation Gift in a Jar

Teacher Appreciation is fast approaching!  If you are anything like me you realize that there is such a week and you keep hearing it mentioned but you forget all about it until the last minute.  If that sounds like you – take a crack at this Easy Teacher Appreciation Gift in a Jar.

Two Easy Options 

  1. Bake cookies

  2. Provide dry ingredients 

All-American M&M Cookies
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Ingredients
  1. 2-1/2 cups all purpose flour
  2. 1 tsp baking soda
  3. 1/2 tsp salt
  4. 1 cup (2 sticks) butter, softened
  5. 1 cup packed brown sugar
  6. 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  7. 2 eggs
  8. 1 tbs vanilla
  9. 1 package (12 oz) M&M's (or whatever kind of candy you would like to use)
  10. 1 cup coarsely chopped walnuts (optional – I never use nuts)
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 375º
  2. Add the butter and sugar to the mixer and blend until fluffy
  3. Add the eggs and vanilla and mix
  4. Next add the baking soda, salt and flour - mix until fully blended
  5. Add the M&M's and gently mix
  6. Use a small cookie scoop and placed 12 cookies per sheet at a time in the oven
  7. Bake roughly 12 minutes until slightly browned
Adapted from The Cookie Cookbook
Adapted from The Cookie Cookbook
Crafty Mama in ME! https://www.craftymama-in-me.com/

 Bake Cookies

Make an Easy Teacher Appreciation Gift in a Jar

Materials Needed

  • 1 quart canning jar
  • 1 cupcake liner
  • 1 canning jar metal band
  • Curling ribbon 
  • Printable label from Sweet Metel Moments
  • Baked and cooled cookies

Insructions

  • Follow the instructions above
  • Stack the cooled cookies inside the canning jar
  • Place the cupcake liner on top of the jar and screw the metal band down to secure
  • Print Labels and have your child color a picture and sign their name
  • String the ribbon through the printed label and attach
  • Curl the ends of the ribbon

Provide Dry Ingredients

Make an Easy Teacher Appreciation Gift in a Jar

  • 1 quart canning jar
  • 1 cupcake liner
  • 1 canning jar metal band
  • Curling ribbon 
  • Printable label from Sweet Metel Moments
  • All dry ingredients listed in the recipe
  • Layer the ingredients in the jar starting with the brown sugar and ending with the M&M’s
  • Place the cupcake liner on top of the jar and screw the metal band down to secure
  • Print Labels and have your child color a picture and sign their name on the inside
  • On the back of the label hand write the additional ingredients needed and baking directions
  • String the ribbon through the printed label and attach
  • Curl the ends of the ribbon

I think a teacher would be happy to receive either this gift in either version!  If you want another option without using a jar take a peek at my idea from last year here.


If you are looking for some other great ideas of how to reuse jars check out the links below in this months Project Recycle & Create series.

Jars
DIY Snow globe by Kidz Activities(not shown)
Recycle Plastic Pendant by Our Whimsicle Days
Calm Down Sensory Bottle by Sugar Aunts
Chalkboard Lid Jars by Play and Learn Everyday
Photo Jar Luminaries by Mum in the Madhouse

Sea Glass Suncather by The Gingerbread House
Edible Sand Jars by Playdough & Popsicles
Fairy Lights Recycle Jars by Peakle Pie
Washi Tape Photo Jars by Teach me Mommy

Nature Gifts by Nemscok Farms

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