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Freezing Tortillas

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Sometimes you can get a good price on a large bag of tortillas, more than you can eat right away; freeze some for later. This is a guide about freezing tortillas.


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April 29, 20050 found this helpful

Tips for freezing tortillas, post your ideas.

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June 6, 20042 found this helpful
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It really is not necessary to freeze tortillas...corn or flour. Leave them in original bag or repackage in a zip lock bag, and store on a cupboard shelf. They will keep and stay fresh indefinitely. No drying out, cracking, or crumbling either. I have used flour tortillas that have been stored for as long as a year in this manner. I use Mission Brand Tortillas.

Harlean from Arkansas

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April 29, 20050 found this helpful
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To freeze your left over tortillas just stack them with a sheet of waxed paper between each one and then put the stack into a Ziploc bag and store in the freezer for up to 2 months.

By Robin

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July 7, 20160 found this helpful

Thank you, mission is the brand I buy and just bought a large quantity, Good to know!

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July 14, 20160 found this helpful

I to agree that storing tortilla's on a shelf line basis only for up to a year is in my opinion although never have done so myself is something that should not be done as mold does and will eventually set in. I would not recommend anyone to attempt storing tortilla's on a shelf outside of refrigeration for a year & then attempt to consume them. I have stored flour tortilla's in the fridge for as long as 3 months but never longer well 4 the simple fact that they get eaten kind of quick around here. Freeze them if you have to many or at least keep them refrigerated, mold can some times be hard to detect in its 1st stages and will make a person sick, very sick and may cause death.

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July 29, 20162 found this helpful

In the cupboard? I don't think so! I've had them go moldy in the refrigerator, that's why people are asking about freezing them.

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October 20, 20160 found this helpful

Umm no. They will dry out and lose their tenderness. Yuck

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November 15, 20160 found this helpful


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December 26, 20160 found this helpful

what about honey? Which is still good even after it's been sitting in the tombs of pharaohs?

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January 26, 20170 found this helpful

Uh, NO! They dry out, crack and crumble. So unless you enjoy disgusting tortillas, I would freeze! ... just sayn. After all it's your choice. ;)

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February 19, 20170 found this helpful

Considering honey is the only food in the world not known to spoil, yes the honey can sit on a shelf for a year ROFL!

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