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How long can you refrigerate homemade cookie dough? Will the baking soda and baking powder still be active?

I made a double batch of peanut butter cookies and I want to refrigerate some of the dough.

 
Mom2Girls83

Asked by Mom2Girls83 at 12:00 PM on Nov. 30, 2008 in Food & Drink

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  • I had some choc chip cookie dough that I put in the fridge in the bowl w/ a lid and forgot about for 2 weeks. I got it out and baked it, and it came out fine. So, I'd say at least 2 weeks in a bowl/lid, and longer if you do what the other ladies suggested.
    tropicalmama

    Answer by tropicalmama at 3:53 PM on Nov. 30, 2008

  • Wrap well in plastic wrap and place in an airtight bag. It lasts 4 weeks.
    gemgem

    Answer by gemgem at 12:32 PM on Nov. 30, 2008

  • You can freeze it, too. I'm pretty sure you can freeze it up to a year.
    bluiidmommy

    Answer by bluiidmommy at 1:33 PM on Nov. 30, 2008

  • You can store, wrapped tightly in plastic wrap, for up to 2 weeks with most recipes, or freeze up to 3 months.
    jespeach

    Answer by jespeach at 4:43 AM on Dec. 1, 2008