So many cookies to make, so little time! This guide will help you bake and store every batch in the best possible way. If you’re an ambitious gift-giver and a proud home baker, you probably plan to do a lot of cookie-baking for Christmas. It’s helpful to know how to store the most popular cookies as well as how long each will keep. This guide will cover it all! In general, baked cookies will be fine at room temperature for about 3 days, but only if stored correctly. For most kinds of cookies, there are essentially two ways to store them: You can also refrigerate or freeze the dough, either as a batch or pre-portioned. Here’s the nitty-gritty details for each type of cookie: Drop cookies are probably the easiest of all Christmas cookies to make and store. Because drop cookies are usually quite sturdy, they can be stored stacked on top of each other without fear of crushing the bottom layer. They can be kept at room temperature for about 3 days before they start to lose their luster. If you’d rather freeze the dough, it can be stored in the freezer for up to 6 months. Icebox or sliced cookies keep similarly to drop cookies. You can freeze the well-wrapped logs of dough for...