She made single serving blueberry cobblers for the Seattle Bake Sale for Share Our Strength and decided that rather than send treats wrapped in disposable plastic wrap, aluminum foil, or baggies she'd bake them in half-pint mason jars!
Once the cobbler is gone, folks are left with a handily-sized glass jar. They'd make sweet little votive holders or work really well for storing tiny odds and ends like buttons, beads, or barettes. There are all manner of crafty ways that folks could reuse the empty jars, too! It might even be fun to include some ideas on a notecard tied around the jar's rim or on a card nested on the lid like she did:
Want the to make your very own batch of individual treats? Not Martha has the recipe with some helpful tips over on her website. The recipe isn't vegan, but if you swing that way you can easily veganize it with two simple substitutions: use non-hydrogenated margarine in place of the butter and 1/3c almond milk plus 1/4t apple cider vinegar to replace the buttermilk.
Not Martha also has a recipe for pies baked in tiny jars. She says you can freeze the pies before baking, which helps if you're making a whole bunch of them.