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Making an Ombre M&Ms Candy Jar

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Using seasonal M&Ms you can make this tasty treat for Valentine's Day or any holiday. This is a guide about making an ombre M&Ms candy jar.


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January 15, 2015

The best part about Valentine's Day M & Ms is that they are perfect for making an ombre candy jar to give that special someone.


  • Valentine's M & Ms
  • Mason jar (pint size)
  • lid and ring
  • cupcake liner, optional
  • ribbon, optional


  1. Sort the M & Ms by color.
  2. Put a layer of red M & Ms into the Mason jar.
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  4. Next put a layer of dark pink M & Ms.
  5. Now a layer of light pink M & Ms.
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  7. Finally put a layer of white M & Ms. Fill the jar up to just below the threads of the jar.
  8. If you want to use a cupcake liner to decorate the jar, flatten it out so that it's easier to use.
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  10. Put the cupcake liner over the top of the jar. Then gently screw the ring onto the jar. If you want, add some decorative stickers. Enjoy!
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January 30, 20150 found this helpful
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Cute! I like that idea. Sweet and easy. Could also use cute fabric and cut to fit maybe use pinking shears if you have them.

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August 27, 20150 found this helpful

This is a simple gift to make for someone special. See how we made this ombre M&Ms candy jar in this short video.

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