Must-try Mason Jar Recipes

From baked goods to salads and even hot meals there is practically nothing that you can’t make in a mason jar. Mason Jars are great to transport food and are easier to serve individual dishes to your guests. Mason jars are made from glass with an airtight screw top typically used for preserving fruit and vegetables.


Lasagna Mason Jar


A meal that is already  designed to be layered, so it would make sense to have it in a jar. Right? Try this easy recipe for Mason jar lasagna. It is easy to take to work or just for a fun night in. The pesto and ricotta cheese make this lasagna extra good!

Taco Salad

Taco Salad mason jar

Taco Salad

Salads are the most popular food prepared into a mason jar and this recipe has a twist with the taco shells. It’s all about layering your ingredients, so be careful. The dressing needs to be on the bottom so that your salad won’t get too soggy.

Salted Caramel Cheesecake

Salted Caramel Cheesecake mason jar

Salted Caramel Cheesecake

This salted caramel cheesecake baked right into the mason jar looks delicious and has a perfect portion control aspect. You can even take it with you for picnics or other outdoor activities.

S’mores Cake

Smores cake mason jar

Smores cake

Bring the camping ambiance to your dinner table with this S’mores cake baked into the mason jar. This recipe is perfect for kids.

Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon Meringue Pie Mason Jar

Lemon Meringue Pie

Lemon meringue pies looks too picture perfect to eat. These pies are perfect for an outdoor lunch in the spring. Try this recipe and your guests will love their individual desserts.

Banana Split Trifle

Banana Split Trifles mason jar

Banana Split Trifles

Just like lasagnas, trifles are typically layered into a serving bowl. Instead of making a big bowl, try making these individual banana split trifles.


If you enjoyed these Mason Jar recipes, you might also like this post about what to eat when you go camping. Follow us on Pinterest for more creative ideas!