For the Thickest Blends

The Twister jar features all of these unique Blendtec advantages:

  • Extra-strong, patented single-prong tuned wingtip blade
  • Easy-to-read jar markings up to 16 fl oz
  • Made from impact-resistant, BPA-free copolyester
  • Compatible with all Blendtec consumer blenders (not compatible with Blendtec mixers)

The Twister jar is ideal for:

  • Bread & cookie crumbs
  • Nut butters
  • Hummus
  • Baby food
  • Single-serve smoothies

To use the jar, simply add ingredients and twist the lid counter-clockwise while the blend cycle is running. This twisting motion forces the ingredients from the sides of the jar back into the blade, allowing you to achieve a perfect blend every time.

Also included is the Spectacula™ spatula—engineered specifically for the Twister. We made this spatula just the right length and shape so you can get nearly every morsel out of your jar.

  • Capacity: 37 oz, with measurements up to 16 oz
  • Dimensions: 5.7" wide x 7.5" tall (with lid) x 5.7" deep (7" with spout and handle)
  • Weight: 1.3 lbs
  • 3 year warranty
Twister Jar is rated 4.6452 out of 5 by 62.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from It does the job I received this along with my refurbished Blendtec Classic. I use it to make sorbets and nut butter. As long as you don't overfill it, and you cut the frozen fruit for the sorbets to the right size (about one-inch cubes), it works well. I put in a lot of almonds one night while making almond butter and it took a few processes to get it completely smooth. Once I put the proper amount of almonds in, it worked fine.
Date published: 2014-07-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love this blender!! I loved crushed ice so the first thing I did with this blender was fill it with ice and hit the crush button. To my amazement, the ice turned to powdery snow!! Everything from soups to smoothies - it always makes everything perfectly!, Love this machine!!!!
Date published: 2014-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect size & Build! Using Nutribullit 900 for ease of use, containers and worked for a while. Cheap seals, blades and can never reach customer service. I finally purchased the twister jar to replace old jar and should have done this in the 1st place. Rocks! Blends so much better than NB900. Don't have to worry about ice anymore. Fits under cabinet perfect & easy to clean. Love it.
Date published: 2015-01-15
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best kitchen accessory I own. Be it known that the twister jar might be the greatest add on accessory ever made for a kitchen appliance, better yet it is for what might be the greatest kitchen appliance ever made, the Blendtec. The nut butter, and pure frozen ingredient ice creams are stellar. 'Nuff said.
Date published: 2014-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from I purchased the Twister Jar two years ago and love it. It is perfect for making pesto, raw almond butter and tahini, and anything thick that needs power to make it. Buy this jar and you will use it all the time.
Date published: 2014-08-20
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What can't I make now? I finally have a complete set of jars: the Twister, the Mini-Twister and the Wildside I use my Blendtec every day make protein shakes, but I also make hummus, sauces, batters, nut milk, dressings, and dips using whichever of the three sizes of jars is right for the task. I made bean fudge over the holidays using my Mini-Twister jar since I didn't have the Twister jar yet, and I thought the Wildside jar was just too big. The fudge was good, but it hard to make in the Mini-Twister so that's when I decided I needed the Twister jar too.
Date published: 2016-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best blender!!!! I am using my blentec over one year, and we prepare smothies, almond milk, protein bars and healthy snacks. I love my blentec and twister and thanks for make my life easier in the kitchen!!!!!
Date published: 2014-06-20
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Works well! I bought this so I wouldn't have to buy a separate appliance (food processor) to make my hummus recipe. I was trying to make it in the large pitcher but had to constantly stop/stir/start to get it to the right consistency. This pulverizes it in about 15 seconds while using the twister top constantly. The only negative is that it vibrates severely while mixing, not sure if that can be alleviated somehow but still happy with the job it does. Also super easy to clean!
Date published: 2016-01-14
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Leave lumps of fruit when making smoothie I just bought the signature series set which came with a twister jar a week ago. While the wildside jar was not able to pulverize the seed of the strawberry when making smoothie, this one is even more disappointed. I used it today and it leaves lumps of pineapple and strawberry in the smoothie. Very disappointed, thinking whether I should return it or not.
Date published: 2014-11-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from It was not what I expected, it was better I ordered the smaller jar, and it was much smaller than I expected. I really do love it. I use it as my main jar now. I still will replace my cracked larger jar, that I have had for over 20 years. I use my blendtec everyday. Usually twice a day. Once for my morning juice and then I usually have spices etc that need blending at dinner.
Date published: 2014-06-19
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the size! Purchased a couple of weeks ago and really like the medium size. It would be great if the smallest size can be purchased from Blendtec for making nut butters and other uses! Please make it available for purchase, would love to have it.
Date published: 2014-07-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Way too expensive! I thought the Twister Jar was way too expensive for what it is. It does work well. Don't over do it on the ice when making a drink.
Date published: 2014-08-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great addition to my Blendtec! I received my Blendtec a month ago as a gift and ordered the twister jar to allow for the making of nut butters and hummus. The twister jar works so well for smaller quantities of nut butters and hummus. What a genius idea of the twister jar and it has proven to be a great addition to my Blendtec.
Date published: 2016-04-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for mixing for one! I bought this so I wouldn't make too much for myself! It works perfect and it scared me at first when it went into its phases as it mixed my smoothie. Definitely use the buttons of choices. They mix perfectly, and if you like them smoother mix twice.
Date published: 2014-11-06
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Twister Jar Works great at helping to blend thick smoothies. Only downfall is that the jar lid does not fit tightly (allowing it to 'twist') and liquid spills over, sometimes making a mess! I wish Blentec would offer glass instead of plastic jars.
Date published: 2016-01-11
Rated 3 out of 5 by from First batch of almond butter Usually there's a learning curve to these things, but the blendtec twister jar worked like a charm on my first batch of Organic roasted almond butter. I'm happy! Of course it's a Blendtec! Wouldn't expect any other result
Date published: 2016-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Jar for my Blentech I bought this jar a couple of months ago. I like the size of the jar as it does prevent me from making too much food at one time. I have not yet used it to make nut butter.
Date published: 2014-07-10
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Waste of money It is no different than the original jar, it is smaller it does exactly what the other jar does, I am disappointed
Date published: 2014-06-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Like it! So far So fun. I like the smaller size and am glad I got the bigger of the 2, I don't know what I would have done without a lid. It is great for smaller servings.
Date published: 2016-03-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easy and great size to make smaller portions. I bought this about one month ago and use it often to make pesto, sauces and purée just about anything. So pleased with the blentec products and features!!!
Date published: 2015-06-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the Twister! I couldn't wait to get my jar! This jar is the perfect size for me. I love the pour spout and the options to make hummus, pesto and nut butters.
Date published: 2015-01-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great features I make my own hummus and the Twister Jar works so much better than the standard jar,for thick dips.
Date published: 2015-06-21
Rated 5 out of 5 by from wonderful This blendtec twister jar makes wonderful banana ice cream. Delicious, creamy, and smooth.
Date published: 2014-08-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Twister Jar! So happy with my newest Blendtec Twister Jar addition - love the size, works brilliantly!
Date published: 2014-10-02
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not sure what it's used for I paid extra for the jar but I don't know what to use it for. There were no instrustions.
Date published: 2015-12-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Twister Jar I so enjoy the Twister Jar, it makes all the difference in making nut butters
Date published: 2014-10-18
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Tells the truth. First use: best hummus I ever made. All the equipment functioned well.
Date published: 2014-10-08
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Amazing blender Impressed by this blender, so decided to buy the twister jar as well
Date published: 2015-05-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from So far so good! I've only made hummus once in it but it was great!
Date published: 2016-02-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Twister Jar I bought the Twister Jar about a month ago and have been using it fairly regularly. Very impressed with the high quality (better than my original jar) and the extra pieces (spatula, mini gripper lid) but mostly love the size of the jar itself, which is the whole reason I bought it. I'm a smoothie guy so the ease of cleanup and 20 oz capacity fits my needs perfectly. Very happy with it.
Date published: 2015-10-08
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Is there a time warranty? 

Asked by: Drea4
The Twister jar has a 3-year warranty. You can learn more about Blendtec's warranty here:
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2016-03-24

I have a older K-TEC/Blendtec ICB-3 Will this jar fit my K-Tec?

Asked by: RLLawrecne
All of our jars are compatible with all of motor bases both residential and commercial. The Twister jar will work great on an ICB3. This motor is a commercial unit so if you are using this for a commercial business you will want to purchase the commercial Twister jar from a local dealer. You can find a local dealer using this link:
Answered by: AdamBlendtec
Date published: 2016-03-21

does the twister jar scrape the sides when you are blending small amounts what is the purpose of the twister jar

Asked by: Link
Yes, the Twister jar comes with two lids, one is the Twister lid, which has tines that scrape the sides while blending. The Twister jar was built specifically for thicker blends, such as: baby food, hummus, nut butters, etc. It's also great for smaller blends. You can learn more about this product here:
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2016-03-15

I just bought the twister jar, do you have to keep turning the lid all the time or just once while it is blending when making nut butters?

Asked by: Maria 2
When using the Twister lid, you do need to turn it counter-clockwise for the whole blend. This ensures that it continuously scrapes the sides and gives you a thick blend. The Twister jar was built specifically with thicker blends in mind; such as: nut butters, milkshakes, baby food, hummus, etc. See it in action:
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2016-03-15

I have the model from Costco,   Happy with it for smoothies and blending soups.  NOT happy that I can not cream nuts and garlic for dressings because the blade is too high.  Will the twister jar, larger one, cream garlic and nuts in small batches?

Asked by: reneee
Yes, the Twister jar is great for blending smaller amounts of food; such as garlic and nuts.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2016-03-15

Is there a "how to " booklet to go with the Twist Jar? How can I get it?

Asked by: JaneO
The Twister jar should come with a recipe book that provides some how-to information in the front.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2016-03-09

I would like to know that Blendtec Twister Jar Model 40-244 will fit my Blendtec 725 Designer Blender? 

Asked by: Hai Dang
Yes, the Twister jar will fit on the Designer 725.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2016-02-17

It is Work with The Blendtec Total Blender??

Asked by: Margiena
Yes, the Twister jar will work with the Blendtec Total Blender.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2016-02-12

What maintenance needs to be performed on the bottom gasket, so that in 2-3 months it does not chew itself up?  This is my 3rd jar, 1st twister.  Eventually, it's like the rubber gasket stuck to the blade and when we turned it on, the gasket desintegrated

Asked by: Ricksieminski
Here are some tips to help keep your jars running smoother, longer: - Spin the blade manually by the shaft on the bottom of the jar before each use to lubricate the blade shaft. - Don't use your jar as a storage container or let liquids sit in the jar overnight. - Wash your jar or use the Clean cycle immediately after use. You can also find more tips on our FAQ and Use & Care pages:
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2016-02-08

Would this be suitable to replace a food processor? 

Asked by: rox1984
All of our jars can act like a food processor including the Twister jar, although the Wildside+ jar is better for most types of food processing. If the food item is stickier than other ingredients and gets stuck on the sides then the Twister is better for those types of blends as the lid has tines coming down that scrape the food back to the blade when you twist it. While our jars can process food, it is not as consistent as a traditional food processor and therefore may not act as a complete replacement.
Answered by: AdamBlendtec
Date published: 2016-01-27

Can you use this Twister Jar to make Ice Cream?

Asked by: Andrew567
Yes you can. The Twister jar is great for thick blends, like ice cream, it can't make as much as the WildSide+ jar, but it can do it.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2016-01-18

Can this Twister Jar fit for Blendtec 65-601-BHM Mix N' Blend II ?

Asked by: Yih Ming
No, the Twister jar is not compatible with the Mix n' Blend II.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2016-01-18

 There is just 2 of us now. Tried to make Hollandaise Sauce with the wild side jar. I needed the 4 side jar. Then saw your Twister jar vs mini twister jar? Any recommendation? Do you have a special deal for buying 2 jars?  

Asked by: Annie J
We don't offer a deal for buying two jars. If you are making a lot of sauces, dressings, smoothies, etc. for just two people, the Twister jar is a great option. It comes with the Twister lid for blending thicker recipes and the Gripper lid for blending smaller amounts of thinner recipes; like sauces and dressings.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2016-01-05

can the twister jar be used with the Blendtec Home model?

Asked by: donbennett
The Twister jar can be used on any Blendtec blender model, except the Mix 'n' Blend or any model that is a combination of the mixer and blender.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2015-12-14

What's the minimum quantity of sugar or spices like coriander I can grind in the twister jar? Can I grind as little as 2 tablespoons into fine powder?

Asked by: XiXi
You need at least enough to cover the blade so 2 tablespoons would be too small of an amount.
Answered by: BlendtecJess
Date published: 2015-12-12

What are the advantages/disadvantages of getting the twister jar over the mini twister jar? Does this simply come down to quantity or does one do certain things better than the other?

Asked by: jbert
The biggest differences are quantity and the gripper lid - the mini Twister does not come with a gripper lid, just the Twister lid. The Twister has both. This makes the Twister a bit more versatile as it can do the same blends you'd do in your larger jar on a smaller scale. Without the gripper lid, it doesn't have the same seal that prevents liquids from coming out of the top. Hope this helps!
Answered by: BlendtecJess
Date published: 2015-12-14

Can the twister jar probably 16oz one work as a spice grinder?

Asked by: Taffy
Yes, the Twister jar will work to grind spices.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2015-12-12

I know this Is Blendtec Twister Jar is smaller than regular Jar. But my question is there any thing this Twister Jar can't do compare to Four side Jar? If so please tell me which job it can't do.......

Asked by: Ming Woon
The Twister jar can handle the same blends you would use the FourSide jar for, just in smaller quantities.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2015-12-04

How many cups is it??

Asked by: diana59
Twister jar: 37 oz capacity jar with measurements up to 16 oz* (2 cups) *We recommend that the finished blended product stays at or below this line.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2015-12-12

Is this item compatable with a Vita-mix model VM0109

Asked by: Blended
No, the Twister jar will only work with Blendtec blenders.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2015-11-09

i have an ES3 will the twister jar fit this model?

Asked by: GusGus
Yes, the Twister jar will fit your model.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2015-11-02

Is the Twister jar also available in thick Glass!?

Asked by: micke
Blendtec does not offer any glass jars. All Blendtec jars are a BPA-free plastic.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2015-10-20

Does the twister jar fit on the refurbished blender?

Asked by: MissDi
Yes, it does!
Answered by: BlendtecJess
Date published: 2015-09-21

Are the jars and containers plastic or glass?

Asked by: Beachgirl
Our jars are made of Eastman Tritan™ copolyester. You can learn more about it here:
Answered by: BlendtecJess
Date published: 2015-12-12

I just bought one for the K-Tech champ hp3 base and it didn't fit. Is there a different size or adapter, or am I out of luck until I need to buy a new base?

Asked by: nealsu
The Twister jar will fit on the HP3 motor base, but it fits on the machines a little different than most jars. The Twister Jar will actually straddle the corners of the base. So keep moving the jar around. The handle will line up with the corner of the casting (where the base of the jar attaches).
Answered by: BlendtecJess
Date published: 2015-10-11

What is the MINIMUM amount of liquid that will blend in the WildSide, twister and mini twister jars?   When making mayo, the blender must be able to blend 1/4 C and up to 1.5 cups.  

Asked by: BvanSteen
The liquid needs to cover the blade. Twister jar: 4 oz, FourSide jar: 8 oz, WildSide+ jar: 12 oz. We don't recommend using the Mini Twister jar for making mayo, as it does not have a tight fitting lid.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2015-10-12

Is the 32 ounce Twister Jar still  available? If not why was it discontinued? 

Asked by: claus
Yes, the Twister jar is still available. It can be purchased here:
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2015-12-12

Will the gripper lid from the full size twister jar, fit on the mini twister jar?  I would like a tight fitting lid for my mini, for small smoothie portions.  

Asked by: Cindylou
It doesn't officially fit - the Twister has a spout and the Mini Twister doesn't.
Answered by: BlendtecJess
Date published: 2015-07-30

I have the 725 with wildside and twister jars.  I love this blender.  The twister jar is PERFECT for make fresh nut buter.  I am having a problem with it making small portion smoothies however.  It won't compleatly blend the kale like the wildside jar. ??

Asked by: Brett
Try blending the kale and liquid first, then add the other ingredients.
Answered by: Blendtec
Date published: 2015-12-12

I just bought the Classic 570. Does the Twister Jar work on this model?

Asked by: jawcoffey
Yes, it does!
Answered by: BlendtecJess
Date published: 2015-07-27
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