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Cupcake Cookie Jar

Cupcake Cookie Jar

I’m a big fan of using airtight containers for food storage for a variety of reasons, including increased freshness and longer shelf life of the foods you’re storing. Most of my containers are on the utilitarian side. But I have a soft spot for old fashioned cookie jars, both for nostalgia and for the fact that they make for a much more appealing presentation than a Rubbermaid container. This Cupcake Cookie Jar is a perfect example of this. The jar looks just like a giant cupcake ( complete with sprinkles and a cherry on top), with a cupcake wrapper for the base and icing for the lid. The fact that it looks like a tasty treat itself gets you in the mood to indulge just looking at it.

I also like the fact that this cookie jar is not too big, just 7.5in in diameter by 9in high. It holds enough for a couple of servings so anything you put inside will stay nice and fresh as it gets eaten. I’d still stick to the utility containers for practical reasons, but this is still one cupcake I wouldn’t mind indulging in.

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  • Katrina
    January 22, 2009

    Love it! I just started collecting cookie jars (more just for looks than cookie storage) and need to put this one on my list!

  • Shell
    January 23, 2009

    This cookie jar is too cute! I’m keeping it in mind as a xmas present.

  • Rene
    March 24, 2009

    Where can I buy one just like this? Supposively UrbanOutfitters.com had it at one time but are now sold out! Any other places I can find it for sale?

  • Mary Ann Madura
    June 8, 2009

    I would like to use these as centerpieces for a baby shower

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