Cherry Almond Muffins (Gift Mix in a Jar)

Cherry Almond Muffins (Gift Mix in a Jar) Recipe added September 18, 2007 by Mom2Rose and estimated time 35 mins Gift jar directions at bottom of the recipe - add onto a recipe card and attach to the gift! Or skip the gift making and indulge yourself with this treat!! NOTE: This recipe is to be prepared one QUART size wide mouth canning jar and will yield 12 muffins.

Cherry Almond Muffins (Gift Mix in a Jar) Recipe


  • 1 cup vanilla yogurt
  • 1/4 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 egg

  • Creating the Gift in a Jar:
  • Wash and thoroughly dry a 1-quart wide-mouth canning jar.
  • Layer the ingredients in the jar as listed above starting with the flour, baking powder, soda, salt, oatmeal, brown sugar, cherries and then almonds - make sure to press firmly with a flat bottomed object after each addition; make the layers as level as possible.
  • Secure the lid and decorate as desired; attach the instructions for making these cookies found below.
  • Additional ingredients to be added by the recipient: 1 cup vanilla flavored yogurt, 1/4 cup vegetable oil and 1 egg.
  • Preheat oven to 375.
  • In a large bowl, combine the yogurt, oil and egg.
  • Add the contents of the jar, and stir until just mixed; do not overstir.
  • Spoon the batter into greased or papered muffin tins, filling each cup two-thirds full.
  • Bake for 20-25minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Cool for 10 minutes in the tin, then transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.
  • Serve immediately or store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.