Freezing baked goods is the perfect way to get ahead on holiday cookie baking, but these tips are for every season, not just holidays. Who doesn’t love the thought of having a banana bread on hand in case friends stop by for a cup of coffee? And what about those lunch boxes that might need a brownie? Freezing baked goods means always having that treat ready to go, with just a bit of thawing required.
When you’re in the midst of planning a birthday party for your child, getting everything together the day of is just a bit too much. Freezing baked goods eliminates last-minute baking and gives you time to enjoy the party. You can freeze cakes or cupcakes for that birthday bash, or maybe both! Treats aren’t the only food you can freeze: Planning ahead and freezing savory food makes life easier any day of the week.
Cookie dough can be frozen up to 6 weeks using these methods: