You can combine the taste of homemade chocolate chip cookies with the convenience of purchased, ready-made dough by whipping up your favorite recipe and storing it in the refrigerator or freezer.

Many hounds scoop cookie dough onto baking sheets, which they freeze before transferring the individual cookies into zipper-lock bags. You can bake them from frozen, adding two to four extra minutes to the recipe’s normal baking time. JoanN bakes just a couple at a time in her toaster oven.

jlafler rolls her cookie dough into a log and wraps it in waxed paper, then refrigerates; when she wants to bake cookies, she slices them from the log.

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