The Cutest Cookie Jars for Storing and Preserving Your Homemade Treats
From seasonal finds to attractive jars to display year-round, keep your cookies contained with these products.
A cookie jar is meant to house and preserve precious cargo—whether yours is packed with delicate macarons filled with jam and buttercream, intricately decorated sugar cookies, or a store-bought package of chocolate sandwich cookies, this type of storage container is essential for anyone with a sweet tooth as a quality cookie jar will help your treats maintain freshness. Luckily, there are so many on the marketplace, which makes finding one that matches your home's aesthetic a breeze. From cute and festive finds to versatile and practical picks, we rounded up our favorite cookie jars available right now.
While it's important for a product to look good on the countertop, it's even more important for these cookie jars to be functional. Airtight lids with a rubber or silicone gasket help to keep sweet treats fresh, which makes them must-have features. We also looked for cookie jars that were made of durable, eco-friendly materials such as glass and stoneware rather than plastic.
Some of our picks are designed to specifically be cookie jars, while others can be used to store other pantry staples such as flour, sugar, and salt after the last cookie is taken out of the jar. Of course, we also valued size—after all, the cookie jars need to be large enough to hold a dozen (or more!) cookies. And trust us, there is plenty of room for all of your confections in the styles we selected.
Ahead, we're sharing pretty and practical cookie jars that look good and do a great job of keeping your sweets fresh—that is, if they last long enough to make it into the jar in the first place.
Martha Stewart Collection Snowman Figural Cookie Ja
No one loves the holiday season more than our founder, and who could resist this cute snowman jar from the Martha Stewart Collection at Macy's? It measures 12 inches in height and six inches wide, which means there's plenty of room for your seasonal favorites.
Shop Now: Martha Stewart Collection Snowman Figural Cookie Jar, $39.99, macys.com.
Stoneware House Cookie Jar
Store Christmas cookies in an adorable jar that resembles a gingerbread house, which has a total capacity of 102 ounces. When you finish eating homemade cookies from the jar, hand wash it to preserve the glazed finish and fine details.
Shop Now: Stoneware House Cookie Jar Sour Cream–Hearth & Hand™ with Magnolia, $19.99, target.com.
This one-gallon glass jar can be used for storing a number of pantry staples, but we especially like it for housing treats year-round. Thanks to the wide opening, you can easily fit biscotti or other large cookies, such as whoopie pies, inside.
Shop Now: Williams Sonoma Biscotti Jar, $19.95, williams-sonoma.com.
Vietri Mistletoe Arrow Cookie Jar
It doesn't get more festive than this red-and-green cookie jar from Italian ceramic maker, but the pattern is actually subtle enough to leave out all year long.
Shop Now: Vietri Mistletoe Arrow Cookie Jar, $57, macys.com.
Le Creuset Noël Collection Santa Claus Cookie Jar
Mackenzie Childs Courtly Check Cookie Jar
The brand's signature black-and-white check makes a statement on this glass jar with an enameled steel lid. This cookie jar, which measures six inches wide and eight inches high, can store plenty of freshly baked confections.
Shop Now: Mackenzie Childs Courtly Check Cookie Jar, $58, williams-sonoma.com.
Joyeux Noel Snowman Cookie Jar
Even if you don't live in a snowy climate, you can still enjoy a white Christmas with this sweet-as-can-be snowman cookie jar. Instead of snow, this snowman is made of stoneware and will look great on your countertop all winter long.
Shop Now: BIRDCANFOX Joyeux Noel Snowman Cookie Jar, $58, anthropologie.com.
Le Creuset 2½-Quart Canister
Crate and Barrel Homemade Cookie Jar
This homey-looking, stoneware cookie jar features a whimsical "homemade cookies" medallion and a tight-sealing silicone gasket on the lid, which keeps cookies fresh for longer.
Shop Now: Crate and Barrel Homemade Cookie Jar, $29.95, crateandbarrel.com.
Farmhouse Small Canister
Farmhouse décor is wildly popular, so bring the trend into your own kitchen with this stoneware canister finished in a neutral white glaze. It measures just under seven inches in height and width.
Shop Now: Farmhouse Small Canister, $26.95, crateandbarrel.com.
Anchor Hocking Heritage Hill Jar with Glass Lid
If you want a cookie jar that will blend seamlessly into any space, this all-glass container should do the trick. Plus, it will keep freshly baked cookies tasting good for days thanks to the airtight seal.
Shop Now: Anchor Hocking Three-Quart Heritage Hill Jar with Glass Lid, $20.64, amazon.com.
Casafina Airtight Ceramic Storage Canister
Inspired by farmhouse pottery, this line of made-in-Portugal storage containers range in size from a three-cup to 11.75 cup capacity. A rubber gasket around the lid creates an airtight seal to keep your cookies fresh.
Shop Now: Casafina Airtight Ceramic Storage Canister, from $49, food52.com.
Fiesta Large Canister
Fiestaware knows how to have a good time—available in eye-catching shades of red, yellow, aqua, lime green, blue, and neon orange, the party is sure to get started as soon as you place this cookie jar on the table. It's made from durable, chip-resistant ceramic and can hold up to three quarts.
Shop Now: Fiesta Large Canister, $75.99, bedbathandbeyond.com.