I am hosting a big housewarming party this weekend and I'd love to make as much as possible in advance.
I'm looking for make-ahead dessert ideas. I'm resigned to having to make chocolate chip cookies because they're simple, but even those would need to be made in advance.
How long could I refrigerate the dough? Can I refrigerate formed dough balls?
Should I make the cookies in advance and freeze them instead?
Any other good make-ahead desserts?
I'm also thinking dip and pasta salad in marinades that "get better as they sit" -- open to ideas on those too.