How Long Christmas Cookies Will Last

Discover how long Christmas cookies will last and how to store them with this guide on how to keep each cookie type fresh, from baking day to the very last bite.

At room temperature, drop cookies will stay fresh for about a week. If you want to freeze them, they'll last about 3 months. Be sure to store them in airtight freezer bags!

drop cookies

For cutout cookies, it's best to keep them undecorated if you want to freeze them. You can also freeze the dough up to 3 months if you want to make some ahead of time.

cutout cookies

At room temperature, these types of cookies can last about 2 weeks, if stored properly. I recommend placing them in an airtight container with parchment between each layer, if stacking.

shortbread cookies

Sandwich cookies, and other cookies with fillings, do not last long at room temperature and last up to a week in the fridge. You can, however, freeze the cookies or the dough for up to 3 months, if needed.

sandwich cookies


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