Freezing/ Storing Decorated Cookies- Holiday Help!

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johnson6ofus Posted 12 Oct 2010 , 10:08pm
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Help, please! How much success have you had with baking ahead cookies (basically NFSC)? How do you store/ freeze and for how long? How best to thaw to serve or give away (sweating/ running issues?)?

Naked- undecorated?
Fondant covered?
Royal iced?

I need to get a jump on this and NOT be crazy (well, OK, not crazier than I But I want them good....fresh tasting, etc.

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mcdonald Posted 12 Oct 2010 , 10:18pm
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freeze freeze freeze.. I have frozen cookies decorated and undecorated. I can't say that I remember freezing fondant covered ones though. I would think they would still work though.. just let them come to room temp and absorb. I might try a test run on that though. My naked and royal cookies get frozen and then I just pull them out, lay flat to defrost, and off I go. I have frozen for up to 4 months without problems...

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tweeter_bug98 Posted 12 Oct 2010 , 10:45pm
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I have had good luck freezing both naked and iced (royal icing) cookies. I personally would freeze them no longer than two months, so they keep their fresh taste. After a couple of months I find they get kind of a weird taste to them.

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johnson6ofus Posted 22 Oct 2010 , 4:13am
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OK... so I guess I need to clean out the freezer, huh? icon_biggrin.gif

I just wanted to be sure I didn't miss some major detail like buttercream UNDER the

And future suggestions also readily accepted! Thanks folks!

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