Explore our world of brands

Gift Ideas in a Canister

Gift Ideas in a Canister

Ordinary gift jars can take a backseat this holiday season, because reusable Snapware® containers are the perfect package for all of your gifts. Reusable and beautifully designed, see-through Snapware canisters offer a durable way to delight friends and family with a gift that keeps on giving. Your imagination is the limit for gift ideas to tuck inside each container, but we’ve rounded up a few ideas we think you’ll find fantastic. We’ve also broken down our gift ideas into categories for all of your lovable and likely recipients.


Give the gift of sip to the chocolate fanatics in your life. Make your very own Hot Cocoa Mix (like this one from Love Grows Wild layered with hot cocoa mix, chocolate chips, peppermint candies and marshmallows. If reading that ingredient list already has you craving a cup, imagine how gorgeous all those goodies will look stacked inside this SNAPWARE® 4.2 CUP SMALL ROUND PLASTIC CANISTER.


Give la dolce vita with a decadent gift basket that will delight even the most discriminating foodies. Stuff a sleek and smart SNAPWARE® 8.2 CUP SMALL PLASTIC PASTA CANISTER and SNAPWARE® 12.1 CUP LARGE PLASTIC PASTA CANISTER with gourmet dried pastas. Tuck into a basket with several sauce options, a pasta fork and bottle of olive oil. Such a great gift because you aren’t just sharing supper with friends, you’re also offering a beautiful, reusable way to organize their kitchen as well.


Know someone who loves camping in the great outdoors? Impress them with a Camper Care Kit Or layer everything they’ll need to make s’mores in a SNAPWARE® 4.4 CUP SMALL PLASTIC SQUARE CANISTER. The durable plastic stands up to even the most rugged outdoor conditions, making Snapware canisters ideal for organizing campsite kitchen supplies. Whether they’re heading out for the afternoon or spending a weekend in the wilderness, outdoorsy friends won’t just adore your gift, they’ll also be able to refill and reuse the convenient container on all their adventures.


Snapware canisters are a smart, easy-to-tote way to display gifts for pooch-loving pals. Bake some special treats for your best friend’s puppy, like these yummy Peanut Butter, Oat and Applesauce Dog Treats from The Lazy Pit Bull and tuck them inside the super-cute SNAPWARE® 17.2 CUP PET TREAT CANISTER. Already decorated with an adorable paw pattern, all you need is a bow to tie on top!


Create a one-of-a-kind present for the bird-watching hobbyist in your life. Fill a SNAPWARE® 4.3 CUP ROUND PLASTIC CANISTER WITH TRANSLUCENT LID with beautiful DIY birdseed—this particular container even comes with a handy scoop! Include a build-your-own birdhouse kit, bird-watching book or a new pair of binoculars to make the gift extra special.

Reusable Snapware containers make a great gift by themselves, but sharing them in personalized holiday packages is an extra-easy way to share something extra-special this year. Bundle together a group of canisters with specific individual gifts inside for a whole family-friendly themed gift. Or, use these ideas for select recipients. Friends, family members, co-workers, bosses and teachers can all benefit from these clever ideas.

Once the gifts are delivered and opened, the recipients will be able to use their Snapware containers over and over again for just about any purpose. Now that really is a gift that keeps on giving!