Cookie dough gift idea

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    Looking for a last minute neighbor gift? This cookie dough gift idea is perfect! Sometimes it’s nice to have cookie dough pre-made in the fridge or freezer. I like it for making pizookie’s. Mmm… soo good!

    cookie dough christmas gift idea

    Whip up a batch of your favorite cookie dough (click HERE for the recipe I used) then package it up so your neighbors can save them for later.

    cookie dough

    How to freeze cookie dough

    It’s important to freeze the dough first to help keep the ball form. All you need to do is scoop the cookie dough with a cookie scoop or spoon onto a pan lined with parchment paper.

    cookie dough 1

    Then place the balls in the freezer for about 20 minutes. This will make it so they don’t stick together when you place them in a package or Ziploc bag.

    freezing cookie dough

    If you double the batch, you can freeze some for YOU for those desperate times. ;)  Just place the cookie dough balls in a Ziplock bag and the cookie dough will be good for 6 months. When you pull them out just let them sit on the pan while the oven warms up to help them thaw out.

    How to freeze cookie dough

    Free download:

    cookie dough printable

    For these tags I printed them out on sticker paper and then cut them out with my 2 inch circle punch. You could also print them out on plain card stock and cut it out with scissors and glue them on.

    cookie dough gift idea



    So let’s hear it… have you got all your gifts passed out?

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