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Using double stick tape to secure the gift tag to the jar of muffin mix

Double Chocolate Muffin in a Jar

Quick and easy gift idea that only costs pennies to make!
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine Christmas, Holiday
Servings 12 muffins
Calories 341kcal
Author Ginny


For the Jar

  • 1 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup white sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 2/3 cup cocoa powder
  • 1 cup chocolate chips your choice of flavor
  • 1 quart sized mason jar

Gift Tag

  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla


For the Jar

  • Layer the ingredients into the mason jar in the order that is listed.
  • Gently tap the jar on the counter on a towel so the ingredients will settle or there might not be enough room.
  • Add tag with directions and ribbon/bow for gift giving.

For the Gift Tag

  • Print out, cut and tie to the jar for gift giving.
  • Alternatively, you could use a sticker machine to apply the adhesive to the back of the paper and apply to the side of the jar.
  • Gift tag has instructions to cook at 350 degres for 15-18 minutes in lined muffin liners. Will make 12 muffins.


Calories: 341kcal | Carbohydrates: 49g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 138mg | Potassium: 247mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 38g | Vitamin A: 105IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 121mg | Iron: 1.7mg