Jar Hacks – Delicious Recipes You Can Make In an Almost-Empty Jar

When you finish a jar of Nutella or Peanut Butter, you tend to scrape out the insides to get to the last bit and for a fact I know how hard that is!

Jar Hacks - Delicious Recipes You Can Make In an Almost-Empty Jar

Well, how about you stop trying to scrape out the last bit and use it to make something of it instead? Here are 10 cool jar hacks you can use to make some delicious items in an almost-empty jar!

1. Empty Nutella Jar – Make Chocolate Milk Or Cake

Into an almost-empty Nutella jar, add a cup of milk and screw on the lid. Shake it up vigorously and there you have it, chocolate Nutella milk!

Pour about a cup of your favorite cake batter into the jar and stick it in the microwave for about 45 seconds. The result is a light and fluffy single serving cake.

2. Empty Jam Jar – Make Overnight oats or Chia pudding

Most flavors of jams can be used to make delicious breakfast.

In an almost-empty jam jar; pour in 1 cup of milk, 1/2 cup oats, or 1/4 cup chia pudding and honey. Shake well and store in the fridge overnight. In the morning, top it off with fruits and enjoy.

3. Empty Peanut Butter Jar – Make delicious ramen noodles

In a near-empty jar of peanut butter, add 1 tbsp soy sauce, 1 teaspoon sesame oil, 1 teaspoon honey, ½ inch grated ginger, 1 clove minced garlic, 1/4 teaspoon chili flakes, and 1/3 cup of hot water from the noodles. Use a spoon to scrape off any PB from the side of the jar. Put on the lid and shake well. Cook your ramen noodles and then pour this sauce over the noodles ane enjoy.

4. Empty Mayonnaise Jar – Make a Dip or Salad Dressing or best scrambled eggs

Into an almost-empty mayonnaise jar, add in some crushed garlic, 1 tbsp of Dijon mustard, 1 tbsp lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste and some herbs to season. Screw on the lid and give it a good shake and use this as a salad dressing. If you wish to make it a chip dip, you can add in ½ a cup of cream and shake it well and use it as a chip dip.

To your almost empty jar mayonnaise add 2-3 eggs, your favorite mix ins such as veggies, meats, and cheese with seasonings. Close and shake the jar. Pour into a skillet for the best omelet or scrambled eggs.

5. Empty Coconut Butter Jar – Coconut Milk

Into an almost-empty coconut butter jar, add in some plain milk. Screw on the lid and give the jar a good shake. Then pour into a glass and you’ll have some coconut milk!

6. Empty Honey Jar – Make Honey Tea or salad dressing

To make some delicious honey tea, take an almost-empty empty honey jar and add in a warm cup of tea into it and leave it to sit for 5 to 8 minutes. Then, pour out the honey tea into a cup, heat in the microwave and enjoy!

To your honey jar, add 1/3 cup of olive oil, 2 tbsp of balsamic vinegar, 1 tsp of Dijon mustard, 1 garlic clove minced and salt and pepper to taste. Mix well and use this as a salad dressing.

7. Empty Fruit Preserve Jar – Flavoured Fruit Yogurt

Into an almost-empty fruit preserve jar, add in 1 cup of plain yogurt. Screw on the lid and give it a vigorous shake. Then, pour into a bowl and enjoy a yummy fruit flavoured yogurt bowl.

8. Empty Ranch Jar – Ranch Infused Oil

Into an almost-empty ranch jar, fill it up to up to three-fourths of the jar with olive oil. Then screw on the lid and shake it well. Then, you can use this ranch infused oil to drizzle over salads or even over sautéed vegetables for additional flavouring.

9. Empty Blueberry Syrup Jar – Blueberry Cream

Into an almost-empty blueberry syrup jar; add in ½ a cup of whipped cream and give it a good mix. You can use this blueberry cream to go with your pancakes or waffles.

10. Empty Marmalade Jar – Orange Flavoured Sparkling Water or Marinade

Into an almost-empty marmalade jar, add in 1 cup of sparkling water, screw on the lid (make sure it’s tight, as the fizz can burst it open), and shake it vigorously. Wait for a few minutes and then pour into a glass and enjoy some orange-flavoured sparkling water drink.

Make a chicken marinade – Add 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice about half a lemon, 1 ½ teaspoons fresh ginger and ¼ teaspoon black pepper to an almost empty marmalade jar. Shake well and add it to your chicken.

11. Empty Ketchup Jar – Sweet and sour sauce

To an almost-empty ketchup bottle; pour 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar, 1 tablespoon sugar, a little salt and chili to taste. Place the lid back on and shake really well to combine. Chop some vegetables in a pan with oil and stir fry them for few mins. Add int he sweet and sour sauce and give it a good mix.

12. Empty Mustard Jar – Make vinaigrette

To your almost-empty dijon mustard jar add in 1/2 teaspoon sugar, 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon black pepper. Shake it well and then slowly add in 1/2 cup of olive oil. Your easiest vinaigrette salad dressing is ready.