The Mason Jar Cookie Cookbook

Overview

The popularity of Mason jar mixes is taking the country by storm! These beautifully decorated jars are filled with attractive layers of ingredients for making a variety of scrumptious kitchen creations. Topped with an eye-catching

square of fabric that is tied on with decorative twine or ribbon, these jars are a pleasure to give and a joy to receive.

If you’ve ever wanted to create beautiful Mason gift jars in your own home, or try your hand at...

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Overview

The popularity of Mason jar mixes is taking the country by storm! These beautifully decorated jars are filled with attractive layers of ingredients for making a variety of scrumptious kitchen creations. Topped with an eye-catching

square of fabric that is tied on with decorative twine or ribbon, these jars are a pleasure to give and a joy to receive.

If you’ve ever wanted to create beautiful Mason gift jars in your own home, or try your hand at making the recipes yourself, here’s the good news: You don’t have to be a craft expert to assemble the containers, nor do you have to

be a culinary school graduate to prepare the recipes in your own kitchen. Best-selling writer Lonnette Parks shows you just how easy it is. In her first book, The Mason Jar Cookie Cookbook, Lonnette shares fifty of her favorite

cookie recipes. In her second book, The Mason Jar Soup-to-Nuts Cookbook, she presents fifty fantastic recipes for soups, muffins, breads, beverages, cakes, and more. Finally, in The Mason Jar Dessert Cookbook, Lonnette offers

fifty delectable dessert recipes guaranteed to put a smile on your face. Just like the other books in the series, this one is designed for both the cook and the crafter. Each recipe includes easy-to-follow directions for creating the jarred mix. You’ll learn what size jar to use and how to make neat ingredient layers. Then Lonnette will show you how to add those finishing touches that turn the jar into a beautiful gift.

Whether you want to prepare the Mason jar recipes yourself or create impressive gift jars for family and friends, The Mason Jar Cookbook Series is all you need. Enjoy the experience!

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Editorial Reviews

Booklist
"Demonstrates that a cook can prepare personalized combinations of ingredients at home and thus enjoy the mixes' advantages without their drawbacks."
Library Journal
Parks's "Mason jar cookies" are cookies whose dry ingredients are layered in a 1-quart canning jar, ready to give-along with the recipe-as a gift to friends and others. She includes 50 recipes for easy cookies and bars, each one set up as a two-page spread: the complete recipe is given on the left page, and the facing page provides instructions on "creating the jar"-a diagram of the specific way the ingredients should be layered in the jar, along with a box (that can be photocopied) providing a list of the eggs, butter, etc., needed in addition to the dry ingredients and a concise version of the recipe. Many of the recipes are familiar, but both home bakers and "crafters," as Parks calls them, will find her book of interest; for larger baking collections.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780757000461
  • Publisher: Square One Publishers
  • Publication date: 4/28/2002
  • Series: Marson Jar Cookbook
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 278,776
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 7.50 (h) x 0.38 (d)

Meet the Author

Lonnette Parks has been cooking and baking since she was seven years old, and is an awardwinning pie maker and cake decorator. She is constantly honing her craft and adding to

her repertoire of Mason jar treats. Ms. Parks currently resides with her family in Charlottesville, Virginia, where she is a highly sought-after speaker and cooking demonstrator at local clubs, schools, and organizations.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 29, 2003

    After school program idea

    The students in my after school tutoring program liked the recipes that we tried from this book. My students were able to create a jar with little instruction. Completing one of these recipes once they got home was quite an experience for my students. We are looking forward to trying more of these recipes. We loved this book!!!

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