How to Easily Freeze Cookie Dough For Easy to Bake Servings

How to Easily Freeze Cookie Dough For Easy to Bake Servings

How to Easily Freeze Cookie Dough Post Updated  1/11/17 with new photos and tips.

Today the kids were begging for cookies.  I really did not feel like having 5 dozen baked cookies around the house. We prepared my Grandmother’ s recipe for Oatmeal Raisin chocolate chip cookies which makes a lot more cookies than we need. Be prepared for further cookie cravings by learning How to Easily Freeze Cookie Dough To Easy to Bake Servings. If you use an  ice cream scoop– to get same sized cookies. I used the smaller kind for this recipe but if you want bigger cookies they have bigger scoops.

How to Easily Freeze Cookie Dough To Easy to Bake Servings.

How to Easily Freeze Cookie Dough To Easy to Bake Servings.

  1. Make The Cookie Dough Recipe as Written
  2. Place them on parchment lined cookie sheet
  3. Freeze until solid
  4. Place frozen cookie balls in a freezer bag labeled with baking directions
  5. Bake and enjoy!

To satisfy my kids cookie craving, we baked a  dozen to enjoy today and scooped the remainder on another cookie sheet. You can then place the cookie sheet directly into your freezer

How to Easily Freeze Cookie Dough To Easy to Bake Servings.

 Once they are frozen solid, I happen to forget about them until the next morning, and then place them into a freezer ziploc bag. 

How to Easily Freeze Cookie Dough To Easy to Bake Servings. 
 Make sure to label the bag with type of cookie, oven temp. and recommended bake time. These unbaked cookies can stay frozen for about 3 months.
 
When you are ready to bake a few more cookies you can just place the cookies onto the cookie sheet frozen. Check them at the recommended time, but they make take an additional minute.
 How to Easily Freeze Cookie Dough To Easy to Bake Servings.
 
For bake and slice cookies, you can roll the dough into a log and  wrap the cookie dough log in  saran wrap or parchment and then place into the freezer ziploc bag. To make individual servings, precut the cookies before freezing. Be sure to defrost the Frozen cookie dough log a few minutes before slicing. 
 
 
Frozen Cookie dough a great gift to have on hand. What new mommy or busy family would not like pre-made cookie dough they can pop into the oven? Just wrap ribbon around the roll and add a recipe card or just cookie directions. For the drop cookies, place ziploc bag into a cello bag and tie off with directions.
 
Now that you know  How to Easily Freeze Cookie Dough you can get baking guilt free.

Grandma’s Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

 How to Easily Freeze Cookie Dough To Easy to Bake Servings.
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

Yield: 24 Cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe that you can freeze the cookie balls 

Ingredients

  • 1 cup soft butter or margarine
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup granulated sugar2 eggs at room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups all purpose flour-sifted
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • ¾ tsp salt
  • 3 cups rolled oats, quick or old fashioned
  • 1 12 oz pkg semi sweet chocolate
  • ½ cup chopped walnuts
  • ½ cup raisins, optional

Instructions

  1. 1 cup soft butter or margarine
  2. 1 cup brown sugar
  3. 1 cup granulated sugar2 eggs at room temperature
  4. 1 tsp vanilla
  5. 2 cups all purpose flour-sifted
  6. 1 tsp baking soda
  7. ¾ tsp salt
  8. 3 cups rolled oats (quick or old fashioned)
  9. 1 12oz pkg semi sweet chocolate
  10. ½ cup chopped walnuts
  11. ½ cup raisins (optional)
  12. In a large mixing bowl, beat the butter until creamy. and then add sugars. until light and fluffy
  13. Blend in eggs and vanilla
  14. Sift together the flour, baking soda and salt
  15. Add to creamed mixture, beating well.
  16. Stir in oats, chocolate chips, walnuts and raisins
  17. Drop by teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  18. Bake at 375’ oven for 10-12 minutes. Do not overbake.
Nutrition Information

Amount Per Serving Calories 98 Sodium 129mg Carbohydrates 18g Fiber 1g Sugar 9g Protein 1g
All information and tools presented and written within this site are intended for informational purposes only. I am not a certified nutritionist and any nutritional information on stayingclosetohome.com should only be used as a general guideline.

Now that you know how to freeze cookie dough, what recipe will you try first? 

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