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50 Creative Uses for Mason Jars

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Jam, pasta sauce, salsa — what do they all have in common? They all come packaged in Mason jars. Rather than recycling jars when they are empty, why not put them to good use? With a little creativity and a few ingredients, the uses for Mason jars are limitless.

Thanks to these clever bloggers, we’ve put together 50 great uses for Mason jars — from sweet treats to lunch ideas to home décor. Whether you want to reuse an empty jam jar or purchase new jars for a Saturday project, there is bound to be an idea that catches your interest.

Mason Jar Breakfast Recipes
1. Breakfast Casserole

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For a hearty breakfast individually served in jars, you can’t go wrong with this breakfast casserole. Hot sausage, freshly cooked eggs, and melty cheese in a jar. Need we say more? Thanks to Lovely Little Details for this delicious Mason jar breakfast casserole recipe and photo by Jessica Burke.

2. Apple Quinoa Breakfast Parfait

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This healthy breakfast parfait kicks grains to the curb, providing a protein-packed breakfast that uses quinoa instead of oatmeal. With a little bit of spice and the sweetness of apples, this apple quinoa breakfast parfait recipe provided by SheKnows will satisfy your morning cravings and give you a nutrient boost to start the day.

3. Apple Cranberry Overnight Oats

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When it comes to breakfast, most of us don’t have much time to cook beyond pouring milk over a bowl of cereal. Fortunately, Meals Full Of Color has provided this brilliant apple cranberry overnight oats recipe that you can whip up the night before for a healthy, gourmet-tasting breakfast.

Meals in a Jar
 4. Pizza in a Jar

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Believe it or not, you can cook your pizza in a jar. This idea is fun for kids who want to get hands-on. Save your kitchen from the mess by simply tossing all the ingredients into Mason jars. Thanks to 1 Fine Cookie for the pizza in a jar tutorial and photo.

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