How to Freeze Cookies

Bake ahead! Way ahead. (Baked cookies and dough last two months in the freezer.) We're sharing four must-try tips for freezing cookies and cookie dough. Plus, get our favorite freezer-ready cookie recipes and kitchen-tested baking secrets. This year, finish your holiday baking early!

Bake ahead! Learn our four techniques for freezing cookie dough.

Freeze Sturdy Cookies

If your cookie bake up sturdy and will stand up to being frozen, place the baked, unfrosted cookies in a freezer bag. 

Get our best Freezer-Friendly Holiday Cookie recipes.

Freeze Sliced-Cookie Dough

For perfect slice-and-bake cookies anytime, wrap dough logs in plastic wrap and then foil. 

Learn How to Make Slice and Bake Cookies. Or try our Classic Sugar Cookie Slices. 

Freeze Shaped-Cookie Dough

Freezing perfectly portioned cookie dough is easy. Simply freeze dough balls on a cookie sheet. For storage, place frozen balls in a freezer bag. 

Try our Classic Christmas Cookie recipes. 

Freeze Cookie Dough

Many batches of cookie dough last for a few months in a tightly sealed container. 

Learn How to Make Cookie Dough. 

More Delicious Cookie Recipes!

Get our best cookie recipes, including chocolate chip cookies, gingerbread cookies, classic sugar cookies, and easy cookies. Try a new cookie recipe for your next holiday cookie exchange! 

Chocolate Chip Cookies

Classic Sugar Cookies

Delicious Gingerbread Cookies

Kid-Friendly Cookies


Cookie Baking Secrets

Make your sugar cookies extra special with these simple frosting techniques. One of our secrets is to turn the same frosting into a glaze. We also show you how sprinkles can dress up your cookies.


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