Firework Cookie Jar

This fun craft turns an oatmeal can into a firework cookie jar! Perfect for putting patriotic oatmeal cookies in. You can make this firework cookie jar in the time it takes the cookies to bake!

This craft is part of Craft Lightning Week. All week long Angie from The Country Chic Cottage, Laura from Me and My Inklings and I are sharing patriotic crafts you can make in 15 minutes or less. And we’ve invited some of our craftiest friends from around the internet to join us! Check out their ideas at the bottom of this page.

Firecracker cookie jar


To make your Firecracker Cooke Jar, you’ll need:

Large Decorative Paper
Oatmeal Can
Paper Plate
Paper Straws
Glue Gunfirecracker cookie jar supplies

Wrap the can with the decorative paper.

wrap the can

Mix glitter and Mod Podge, and cover the lid. Allow to dry.

mix mod podge

Cut about 2″ of the straw. Cut small pieces of the ribbon.

cut ribbon

Roll up ribbon.

roll up ribbon

Tuck into end of straw. Glue in place.

tuck into straw

Glue to top of lid.

glue flame

Fill with some patriotic cookies, like these patriotic oatmeal cookies!

finished cookie jar

If you’re looking for more fun and fast patriotic craft ideas, check out these great crafts!

Scrappy Chick design made this fun patriotic decor.

Over at Doodlecraft you’ll learn how to whip up this trendy string art.

You’ll find instructions for this patriotic sign over at Gingersnap crafts.

Get the details on this patriotic framed sign at It Happens in a Blink.

Don’t you love this felt banner? You can get the low down at A Sweet Berry Blog.

Beth Watson shows you how to make this upcycled banner.

Our crafty guest-host, Laura, made these felt firecracker placemats.

My long-time Craft Lighting Co-host made these yummy looking Strawberry Cheesecake bites!


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