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Capture the magic of a special day in this truly personal gift.
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What You'll Need:
Dry ingredients of a favorite recipe
Pictures of your favorite recipes (see instructions)
Glass Mason jars
Scissors and glue
Printed cotton fabric
Ribbon
Recipe Booklet Template

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How to Make it:

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Create the Jar
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Pick a favorite recipe
Select a favorite family recipe that involves dry and wet ingredients (like cakes and cookies) and make it.
TIP: Gingerbread and chocolate chip cookies work well.
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Layer the dry ingredients
In a Mason jar, measure and layer each of the recipe's dry ingredients, making layers with colors and textures (i.e., flour, brown sugar, chopped nuts, chocolate chips).
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Cover and close
Cover with printed fabric and screw on top.
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Photograph the finished product
Take a picture of the finished product and make a wallet size print of it at a store , online , or at home.
TIP: make multiple prints if you're making several Recipes-in-a-Jar gifts.
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Create the Recipe Booklet
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Gather recipes and take pictures
Collect 3-4 family recipes you wish to share with friends. Make the dish and take a photo of the finished product.
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Follow the recipe booklet template
Make wallet-size prints of each photo.
TIP: if you don't have a picture of the finished product, print out a family picture that reminds you of the dish. For example, a vacation picture from Maine could accompany your recipe for Blueberry Pie.
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Print your photos
Download and print the Recipe Booklet Template. Follow the instructions on the template to glue wallet-size photos and write recipes on the corresponding pages.
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Assemble the booklet
Assemble the booklet by folding according to the template directions and stapling the seam.
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Attach your booklet to the jar
Punch a hole in the upper left corner of the booklet. Slip a ribbon through the hole and tie around the Mason Jar. Your friends will enjoy the recipe in a jar and try your other favorites as well.