There are any number of reasons why you might want to stash some cookie dough in the freezer. Maybe you like having treats on hand in case company stops by. Maybe the first day of fall kickstarted your holiday baking gene. Maybe you want a special treat to give your son or daughter at college, or a friend who just had a baby. (Side note: Give new parents frozen cookie dough and you win. Forever.)
But we're friends here, so let's be honest. Frozen cookie dough in our freezer means warm, gooey, fresh-baked cookies any time we want one. Or three. No judgement. Here are the best ways to freeze your favorite cookies for later.