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Ways to use jam

Sure, toast is always an option, but why not get creative!!

Here's our ultimate list of 20 ways to use up your jar of deliciousness

1. Make Your own Flavored Yogurt

Spoon some jam into a bowl, and top with yogurt for your own fruit on the bottom creation.

2. Give your oatmeal a boost

Top your favorite oatmeal with jam, fresh fruit, and granola for a breakfast sure to keep you going

3. Baked Brie

Top the cheese with a couple spoonfuls of jam and bake at 400 degrees. (not fancy enough? wrap the jam topped wheel of cheese with phyllo or puff pastry for added texture)

4. Pan sauces

Add a couple spoonfuls of jam to any sauce. Not only does it help thicken the sauce, but also adds flavor.

5. Cocktails

Yup, its real. They can be blended, shaken, or stirred into any delicious beverage. Ex: Lemon Blueberry Martini, Strawberry Lime Margarita, Apple Pie Hot Toddies, the list could go on......just try it.

6. Dressings/Vinaigrette

Add some jam to your favorite dressings, or make your own. The sweetness will balance everything out

7. Top Creamy Desserts

Puddings, Panna Cotta, Cheesecakes, they all need jam

8. Pancakes

Nothing like a tall stack of fluffy pancakes drizzled with warm jam

9. Sandwiches

You can smear it on your cold cuts, press it into a panini, or stuff a grilled cheese. 

10. Popsicles

Mix jam with water and fresh fruit to freeze into these summertime treats. Beats using store bought juice!

11. Charcuterie Boards

Doesn't matter if you can pronounce it or not. Add some jam to your meat and cheese platters as an appetizer and your guests will thank you.

12. Batters and Mixes

Dollop jam right into cake batters, brownies, cornbread, or crumb cakes and then swirl and bake. Not only will it taste great, it will look amazing.

13. Pastries

Crescent Rolls, Puff Pastries, Biscuits....these buttery treats and jam are perfection together.

14. Meats

Stuff a pork loin or chicken breast with jam before cooking. Great flavor and keeps the moisture in!

15. hit the grill

Glaze meats and seafood with some warm jam at the end of grilling for the best flavor combination, smokey and sweet. EX: Peach Habanero Shrimp, Pina Colada Pork Ribs, Hot Pepper Jelly Pork Chops

16. ice cream

You'll never see ice cream sundaes the same again.

17. Cupcakes/Muffins

Dollop some jam inside cupcakes or muffins for a sweet surprise

18. Cookies

Kolaczki, Thumbprint cookies, Pasta Frola, Cuccidati, Hamantaschen, or them what you like, they are all better with jam

19. Syrup

Add some jam to hot maple syrup and take your brunch skills up a level. Waffles never tasted so good.

20. toast

the classic. You know what to do here.

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