Add some festive filling to your holiday feasts with these Christmas Jam recipes!
The holiday season is just around the corner. But what better way to capture the warmth and joy of Christmas than by making your own delectable jams and preserves?
Whether you’re looking for the perfect homemade gift, a delightful addition to your holiday breakfast table, or a creative twist on traditional holiday flavors, this list of over 40 Delicious Christmas Jam Recipes has got you covered!
From classic favorites like cranberry sauce and spiced apple butter to unique and innovative creations such as gingerbread jam and mulled wine preserves, I’ve got you covered!
Get ready to infuse your home with the sweet and spicy aromas of the season. Because you’re about to recipes all about preserving the flavors of Christmas in a jar.
Christmas Jam Recipes
It doesn’t matter if you’re a seasoned jam maker or a complete rookie. These recipes will inspire you to spread holiday cheer, one jar at a time. Time to gather your favorite seasonal fruits and spices! Come join me in celebrating the most wonderful time of the year through the magic of homemade jams!
Let’s make this Christmas extra special with these scrumptious, handcrafted delights!
When you’re planning your next dessert bar, consider adding some elegant glass containers filled with this delectable treat. They’ll introduce a whole new flavor to your Christmas table!
Infused with the subtle spices of fresh root ginger, this tasty jam is bound to make an exquisite gift for your holiday gatherings.
Who says jam must always be sweet and never savory? This Bourbon Bacon Jam is a game-changing addition to any festive gathering!
This Apple Pie Jam is simply delightful! It captures all the flavors of a freshly baked apple pie in a sumptuous, spreadable form.
This velvety fusion of lemon curd and cranberry sauce complements everything from toast and biscuits to turkey sandwiches.
Prepare to savor your new go-to sweet-and-savory spread with this delightful balsamic sweet onion jam. It’s a perfect complement to cheese and crackers, or it can elevate your meat, fish, or tofu dishes on Christmas!
Elevate your holiday breakfast with this wholesome, sugar-free Cranberry Apple Butter! It’s a delightful fruit spread that adds a burst of flavor to your toast, biscuits, muffins, and scones.
Say goodbye to your regular cranberry sauce! Unleash the vibrant combination of cranberries and blueberries infused with wine by crafting your very own fresh cranberry and blueberry sauce. The best part? You can make this under 30 minutes.
This delightful Watermelon Jam recipe boasts a vivid pink hue and doesn’t rely on pectin. You have the option to create it in two ways: plain or with a hint of white rum. This will add a touch of summer charm to the holiday season!
Basil and strawberries make for a natural pair, that combination was practically a given. The subtle herbal notes of basil beautifully complement the sweet, candy-like berries. This versatile mix can be used in both sweet and savory applications like this holiday jam!
Savor the flavors of this tasty Jalapeño and Strawberry Chutney! It’s made with fresh strawberries, ginger, mustard, and lime. This chutney strikes a perfect balance between sweet, spicy, and tangy. It’s a straightforward yet incredibly adaptable recipe.
Experience the delightful fusion of sweetness and spiciness with this Pineapple Habanero Pepper Jelly. It’s perfect for enhancing cheese platters, spooning over cream or goat cheese. Adding zest to grilled sandwiches, and serves as an excellent grilling glaze!
Get a taste of pumpkin pie in a creamy buttery form that will transport you to the holiday season. This Pumpkin Pie Butter is suitable for spreading, dipping, or topping. Not to mention, it’s worth noting that it’s paleo, vegan, gluten-free, and Whole30-compliant!
Making this Amish Pumpkin Butter is a breeze. It’s suitable for preparing large batches that can be canned. To add, its delightful flavor will keep you relishing gluten-free bread sandwiches throughout the entire fall and winter. Plus, its unique taste makes it an ideal choice for sharing as hostess gifts at holiday parties!
With its perfect balance of sweetness and a hint of spiciness, Bam Bam Pomegranate Jam is a delectable topping for bread and butter, or even your favorite PB&J, especially during the festive holiday season!
This Christmas jam recipe adds a burst of flavor to toast, biscuits, peanut butter and jelly sandwiches, pancakes, waffles, oatmeal, and yogurt. But that’s not all! Its versatility extends to a wide range of recipes, making it a culinary gem for the holiday season!
Infused with fresh ginger for an extra “bite,” this Homemade Spiced Pear Butter not only enhances the flavor but also makes an exceptional hostess gift during the holiday season!
Savor the most delectable cherry preserves in this recipe! This christmas jam is made from fresh cherries, featuring hints of vanilla and bourbon.
A delightful blend of juicy oranges, zesty lemon, fresh cranberries, and sugar creates this Easy Christmas Marmalade. It’s perfect for toast, English muffins, biscuits, yogurt, and even ice cream!
This spiced Christmas jam recipe is the ultimate homemade treat to share during the holiday season. It’s not just for your neighbors, you can gift it to your most cherished people as well!
If you’re looking to make cheeseboards for your holiday parties, this is the ideal companion for it! The mixture of strawberries and balsamic, infused with a hint of red chili flakes and black pepper, creates a delightful jam that pairs exquisitely with various kinds of cheese!
Making tasty homemade bourbon blackberry jam without the need for pectin couldn’t be simpler! Just cook blackberries, lemon juice, sugar, and bourbon until it thickens. And voila! You’ll have a mouthwatering jam ready to enjoy for the holiday season!
Experience summery flavors during the chilly holiday season with this Bumbleberry Chia Jam! This jam, featuring raspberries, blueberries, and strawberries, is thickened with chia seeds. It’s free from added sugars or other additives.
If you’ve never tried your hand at making pectin-free jam, this recipe is an excellent starting point. You’ll be amazed by the results!
For those with a penchant for all things lemony, this delightful marmalade with a subtle touch of fragrant elderflower is sure to be a favorite.
This grapefruit marmalade not only offers a tangy, soft, and zesty experience but also comes together with ease, making it a true treat!
You’re in for a surprise with this small-batch vanilla-scented grapefruit jam. Prepare to be pleasantly surprised by its unforgettable taste!
This homemade apricot-vanilla bean jam is utterly scrumptious! They also make great party treats for your holiday gatherings!
Indulge in the luxury of this Rosewater Raspberry jam recipe. It’s not only lush and fragrant but also a great way to preserve your raspberries. Get ready to satisfy your tastebuds! Not to mention, it’s perfect for both Vegan and Gluten-free diets.
Canning fig jam allows you to enjoy its rich flavors throughout the entire year. Employing the water bath canning method, this homemade fig jam is ready in under an hour. It’s also enriched with the delightful essence of fresh rosemary and red wine.
Describing this Caramel Cardamom Pear Jam as a recipe might be an overstatement. It essentially involves tossing various ingredients into a pot and letting them cook down. Easy, right? However, the results are nothing short of extraordinary.
This stunning jam is crafted using fresh rhubarb and your choice of sweetener. The addition of vanilla extract and lemon juice perfectly balances the rhubarb’s distinctive flavor. Whether enjoyed with breakfast porridge, blended into a smoothie, paired with dessert, or spread on a cracker as a snack, this jam is a versatile delight!
Prepare to be delighted by this Ginger Cardamom Raspberry Chia Seed Jam! Which not only looks fantastic but also boasts low sugar content and high nutritional value. What’s more, this can be whipped up in just a matter of minutes.
Made with a handful of simple ingredients, this Concord Grape and Thyme Jam makes the perfect balance between tartness and sweetness, with delightful floral notes. It’s also less sticky, without any added pectin. Moreover, the subtle infusion of herby thyme gives it a more sophisticated touch.
Making Kumquat Marmalade is not only a breeze to make but also results in a tangy, vibrant delight. It can also liven up your holiday table with its bright color!
This cherry jam recipe goes easy on the sugar, partially sweetened with honey. Enhanced with vanilla bean paste, lemon, and a hint of black pepper, you can be sure there’s no shortage of flavor in this homemade cherry jam!
If you want to try something entirely new for your christmas jam, this yuzu-infused blueberry preserve is something to check out!
If you prefer your jams with a lighter touch of added sugar, this recipe is for you. It strikes the right balance. Just enough sugar to counter the rhubarb’s tartness and perfectly blend with the strawberries!
With a delightful combination of cranberries, apples, and a touch of orange, this is the must-have jam to keep on hand for the day after Thanksgiving. It’s perfect for generously spreading over the delectable remnants of your turkey feast!
A delightful blend of savory and sweet, with a subtle hint of spice. This rosemary tomato jam is a versatile accompaniment to buttered toast, oatmeal, scrambled eggs, and veggie-packed Italian subs.
This yummy strawberry cranberry jam is the ideal gift to share with friends during the holiday season. It’s a perfect topping for biscuits or toast and adds a vibrant touch to charcuterie boards. The jam is infused with fresh orange zest and warm spices for a festive and sweet treat!
This recipe yields a soft-set plum jam that strikes a delightful balance between sweet and tart, with subtle hints of warm spice from the cardamom and vanilla. It’s an ideal pairing for pancakes or waffles. It also adds a burst of flavor when swirled into yogurt or chia pudding for an even more delicious breakfast.
You can’t get any more festive than this Raspberry and Redcurrant jam!
Savor the delectable blend of sweet and spicy flavors in this versatile jam. It’s a perfect accompaniment for crackers and cheese, serves as a condiment, or can be used as a glaze for chicken or shrimp.
If you’ve yet to try pumpkin jam, you’re in for a treat! What’s more, you can whip up your own batch in under 30 minutes.
This uncomplicated fig jam recipe, featuring figs, sugar, and lemon juice, can easily be elevated with the addition of white port and rosemary for a truly special indulgence.