Jams and Preserves

wall of jams and preserves

Gourmet jams and preserves to buy for a special occasion or gift. Choose from wild blueberry jam, strawberry rhubarb jam, berry jams, and more.

Have you have been searching for a gift for those hard to buy for people in your life? These gourmet jams make a great gift that will be appreciated. Serve them for breakfast or brunch.

There is quite a variety of unique flavor choices to make a perfect gift for family members, scout leaders, teachers, and your picky friends.

Don’t just think about the Christmas season or holidays! Jams or preserves also make wonderful gifts for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings and showers.

Pick out a few jams or combine them with some of the delicious dessert sauce and ice cream toppings available on the following pages, especially if you know the person has a specific like, such as maple walnut cream or caramel sauce.

Make your gift giving easier and your life a little less hectic with a delicious gift of these wonderful gourmet jams and dessert sauces.

Blueberry Jams and Preserves

Jams are generally made with mashed or pureed fruit and still have the seeds. Preserves generally use large uniform pieces of fruit.

Strawberry Jams

Always a favorite flavor, there is nothing better than strawberry jam on toast.


Marmalades can be sour or sweet and have bits of citrus fruit rind in them. Use marmalade on toast or an English muffin. You can also glaze a ham with it.

Gourmet Pepper Jellies

Pepper jellies have the sweetness of a traditional jelly combined with the heat from a mild or hot pepper. There are bits of pepper in the jelly. Serve on table water crackers with a bit of cream cheese.

More Dessert Toppings

Want to make your own pancake, waffle, or dessert topping? Search for recipes here.





About the author

Laura Warnke

Laura Warnke is a mom, wife, and Midwest cook that enjoys sharing many of her family's favorite comfort food recipes. She grew up on a farm in Wisconsin and loves to bring that farm-style home cooking to your table.

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