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How to Freeze Cookie Dough


Get a jump start on your holiday baking by mixing up a batch of sugar cookie and than freeing until ready to bake.



  • one batch of homemade cookie dough
  • freezer bag
  • cookie sheet


  1. Make your favorite cookie dough recipe.
  2. Divide the batch of dough in half.
  3. Form the dough into a ball.
  4. Place to ball of cookie dough into a freezer bag.
  5. Flatten the dough into a disk.
  6. Close the bag and place on a cookie sheet.
  7. Place the cookie sheet into the freezer until the dough has frozen completely.
  8. Remove the cookie sheet and stack the frozen disks of dough neatly in the freezer.
  9. How to thaw frozen cookie dough
  10. Remove the cookie dough from the freezer.
  11. If baking within an hour place the cookie dough on the counter to thaw.
  12. Once the dough is soft enough to handle roll out as usual and cut with cookie cutters.
  13. If not baking immediately place the frozen cookie dough in the refrigerator to thaw overnight.

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