You can definitely store it in the fridge, in an airtight container. If storing in the fridge, it will keep for up to 10 days. If not storing in the fridge, the dough will last up to 4 days. You can also freeze this edible vegan cookie dough for up to 3 months in an airtight container.
If you store it in your fridge, you can usually expect this cookie dough to last about 1 to 2 weeks past the “best by” date. In your freezer, frozen raw cookie dough can actually last 9 to 12 months, giving you plenty of time to use it before it goes bad.
You can store edible cookie dough in the refrigerator for up to five days and in the freezer for a month, probably more. If you freeze it, scoop the dough into balls then freeze individually.
Stored in the fridge, homemade cookie dough is good for up to five days preferably stored in an airtight container.
After this the dough will slowly decline in quality, but it will not go rancid, spoil or expire completely on the date that is stated on the label. That being said, you can consume your cookie dough, even when it has gone past the best by date. … This process is called oxidation which is basically your dough’s death cry.
Put each portion of cookie dough into a plastic bag with a zip top that you can put into the fridge or freezer. Squeeze all the air out of the bag before sealing the top closed. Getting all the air out of the bag is especially important if you plan on freezing the dough.
Anywhere from 24 to 72 hours. The longer you chill the dough, the more flavor will develop. The flour will also absorb more of the moisture so the thicker and chewier the final texture will be. After 72 hours the dough will begin to dry out and you risk it going bad.
How long does dough last in the fridge?
A dough will last approximately three days in the refrigerator; however, it is best to use it within 48 hours. This is the best way to refrigerate your dough. After the dough is kneaded, place in a lightly oiled, large mixing bowl. Cover tightly with plastic wrap and place in refrigerator.
Chilling cookie dough controls spread.
Chilling cookie dough before baking solidifies the fat in the cookies. As the cookies bake, the fat in the chilled cookie dough takes longer to melt than room-temperature fat. And the longer the fat remains solid, the less cookies spread.
How can you tell if dough has gone bad?
Are The Crusts and Dough Good to Go?
- A sour smell.
- Diminished texture.
- An exceptionally dry feel and appearance.
- A general gray color or flecks of gray that denote dead yeast activators, failed cell structure, and/or freezer burn.
It will last for a few days in the fridge and a good six months (or more) in the freezer. Just be sure to wrap it well so it doesn’t get freezer burnt.
To be safe, you should not consume cookie dough that is past its expiration date, but you can consume it up to 1-2 months past its best-by date, if stored properly.