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I would like to start making Christmas cookies now and not freeze them. If they are stored tightly and each kind in a separate container; can

make them this far ahead. I plan on putting the individual containers on my enclosed porch where the temperature is very cold this time of year.

asked by Adianne over 3 years ago
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Monita is a Recipe Tester for Food52

added over 3 years ago

You cabn certainly make many kinds of Christmas cookies ahead of time but would be best to store them in your freezer

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added over 3 years ago

If you store them in an airtight container and you live in Northern Idaho,or your porch is as cold as a freezer , you can store them on your porch.

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June is a trusted source on General Cooking.

added over 3 years ago

You should be fine making them and storing them on your cold porch. Brings back memories of my childhood. We did that every year!

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Margie is a trusted home cook immersed in German foodways.

added over 3 years ago

Many Christmas cookies should be baked ahead of time--many of the German cookies should be baked at least a month ahead so they can season. Any cookie with spices and/or honey improve with age. Traditional stollens should also be bakd in advance.

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