Best Cookie Jars TechnoBuffalo 2021

The best cookie jar is like a good friend you can turn to whenever you need a lift. Feeling sad? Have a cookie. Feeling happy? Go grab a cookie. As well as keeping your cookie collection in one easy-to-grab place, a decent cookie jar will help keep your baked treats fresh. Whether you're looking to keep store-bought everyday options or luxurious, homemade treats, we've got the perfect cookie jar to suit your style.

Airtight seal: OXO Good Grips POP Cookie Jar

Staff Pick

This contemporary three-quart jar from OXO Good Grips has a unique pop-up button mechanism that creates an airtight seal with one touch. It has a large opening to easily access contents and a space-saving flat back to sit flush against a wall.

$17 at Amazon

Fit for a Time Lord: Doctor Who Tardis Cookie Jar

A great gift for Doctor Who fans, this officially licensed cookie jar is a replica of the iconic blue police call box time machine. Adding to the novelty factor, the lantern on top flashes each time the lid is raised and closed, and it makes Tardis noises.

$32 at Amazon

Classic tin: Vintage Cookie Jar With Airtight Lid

This is a traditional choice that's ideal for larger households. It has capacity for three family-sized packs of Oreos. The lid features an airtight gasket to seal the jar for freshness. Other containers are available in the same farmhouse style.

$30 at Amazon

Enamel finish: Home Basics Biscuits Tin Canister

This is another solid family choice at an affordable cost. It boasts an enamel finish, beveled detailing, and the word "Biscuits" in a distressed font for a vintage look. This canister has a 2.8-liter capacity and boasts an airtight lid.

$20 at Amazon

Like them Chewie?: TruffleShuffle Star Wars Wookiee Cookies Tin

Star Wars aficionados can't go wrong with a jar to contain their "Wookiee Cookies." We love this fun design and its retro colors, which evoke the 70s style of the original movies. This is a metal tin that stands just under eight-inches tall.

$20 at Amazon

Two-pack: Bormioli Rocco Pandora Glass Cookie Jars

With a wide opening, an airtight lid, and the option for upright or angled placement, these jars are a practical choice suited to most households. You get a matching pair of glass jars, so can store multiple types of cookies, great for allergy sufferers.

$23 at Amazon

It's a hoot: Ceramic Owl Cookie Jar

We all know someone who had an owl-shaped cookie jar when we were growing up. Recreate that vintage chic with this designer version. The sweet owl container is made from heavy-duty ceramic treated to resist chips and finished with gold details.

$43 at Amazon

Level up: Paladone Super Mario Mushroom Cookie Jar

Officially licensed by Nintendo, this cute, gaming-themed container has got mushroom for all your cookies. It's made of ceramic and has a great design touch — the white spot at the top of the jar is actually a hidden, airtight-sealed lid.

$35 at Amazon

Avian option: MyGift Vintage Ceramic Cookie Jar

If you're looking for a more elegant option, this turquoise glazed jar could be for you. With an abstract, faceted, star-shaped design, this is an attractive choice for designer kitchens. We love the little bird that sits atop the wide-mouthed lid.

$40 at Amazon

Be a smart cookie

All of these options should keep your cookies nice and fresh, but if you want to be super-sure, then consider our overall staff pick, the OXO Good Grips POP Cookie Jar. This option has a unique lid that you press down to seal the contents.

Our favorite novelty choice is the TruffleShuffle Star Wars Wookiee Cookies Tin. This has a fun, Chewbacca-themed design in gorgeously retro 70s tones.

Another vintage-themed option we really like is the rather lovely Ceramic Owl Cookie Jar. This reminds us of having milk and cookies at our grandparents' when we were kids.

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