Freezing Cookies

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February 8, 2008

Freezing CookiesMy husband are what I call "cookie pigs"! If I make 30 cookies, we'll eat 30 cookies. Needless to say, we don't need 30 cookies. What I do now, since we came to our senses, is make a double batch of our favorite cookie recipe, bake a few for now, and put the others in the freezer.


I prepare them just as if I were going to bake them now and place closely together on a cookie sheet. After they're frozen very hard (I wait a night), I put them in a plastic container separated with waxed paper. Then when we want cookies, I can bake 4 (they're small!) and we have 4. Sure helps to control our eating but still allows us to have treats.

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June 15, 2006

Festive cookies can be made in advance and frozen for the holidays. Cookies should be completely cooled before freezing.

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November 14, 2001

When you finish with a Pringles potato chip can, wash it out and store holiday cookies in them. They stand up well in the freezer.

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August 26, 2019

They had store bought soft batch chocolate chip cookies on sale and I bought 2 bags. Can I freeze them in zip lock bags?


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August 27, 20190 found this helpful

I do! I like the soft ones from Aldi frozen. If I am having a really bad day, I use the frozen cookies, a scoop of vanilla ice cream and make little ice cream sandwiches! Just don't leave them in there for more than a month or they really dry out. I using eat them pretty quickly!


PS, if you like mint Girl Scout cookies, try Aldi's chocolate mint cookies (frozen). They are AMAZING!!!

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August 27, 20190 found this helpful

I freeze cookies all the time. Squeeze all the air out of the bag.

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August 27, 20190 found this helpful

This should not be a problem if you want to take the larger bag of cookies and break them down into smaller bags to store in your freezer. I would not allow them to stay in the freezer for more than a month because they can dry out if stored there too long.

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August 27, 20190 found this helpful

Yes, you can freeze your cookies! Make sure when using a freezer bag,press the access air out of bag(the air causes ice crystals!).

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December 21, 2014

I just made ricotta cheese anise cookies. I cooled them for 4 hours and put them in food saver bags, but they still seemed a little moist. Should I freeze them or will they stay fresh for three days till Christmas eve? They are not frosted yet they are sealed in the food saver bags.

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February 18, 20160 found this helpful

After they were cooled, I stored mine in plastic containers with each layer separated by a sheet of waxed paper.

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September 8, 2013

Can the Nutter Butter cookie be frozen. And if so, how long?

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