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You've used canning jars for all sorts of things, but have you ever baked in them? If not, it's time to give canning jar cakes a try.
are the perfect topping for cocoa, cupcakes, cookies or any other holiday treat. Make some up for an easy grab-and-go hostess gift.
Wow your friends and fam with fancy little jars of homemade mustard:
Buy a big bag of lemons, and make lemon curd
. One batch should be enough to scratch several people off of your gift list.
Go old-school, and give the gift of fruitcake
Flavored Pancake Syrup
Make up bottles of pancake syrup in a delicious flavor, and give them with pancake mix (homemade, of course):
Want to give a gift that looks complicated and expensive? Then, make truffles
. They aren't either, but they sure look the part.
Candy made out of mashed potatoes may sound crazy, but it tastes great and it looks pretty nifty too.
When you need a gift in a jiff, turn to chocolate bark. You can whip up a batch in minutes, but it will look like it took you hours: