Freezing Cookies for Holiday Baking
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So, grab a cookie and come along………….
Hi, TidyMom readers! I am so thrilled to be here guest posting today on one of my favorite blogs! Thank you, Cheryl, for the invite!
Well, ladies…the season is upon us. The baking season, that is. I love baking and decorating cookies, but sometimes just the thought of how many I have to bake…for teachers, neighbors, friends, relatives…in December makes me tired.
Guess what? You can FREEZE sugar cookies and save them for later! Yay!
Here’s how I do it:
- Bake the cookies and let them cool completely,
- Stack in gallon freezer baggies between layers of wax paper,
- Place the baggies in freezer safe plastic containers (this gives them an extra layer of protection and keeps them from getting crushed).
To thaw, just take them out of the freezer about 3 hours or more before decorating. (Do not refrigerate.)
Cookies already decorated with royal icing can also be frozen! This is great if you’re planning a big party, just make your cookies in advance and pop in the freezer. Again, take them out a few hours before you need them, and you are all set. If you’ve bagged them, leave the cookies in the bags to thaw.
Happy cookie decorating!
Thanks again Bridget!! Your cookies inspire me every day! You make it all look so easy with your “I can do it” attitude and all of the advice you share! I can’t wait until we can actually meet in person one day!
Hi there, I'm Cheryl!
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