I have a confession to make. If there’s sugar in the house, I have no self-control. Seriously…I’ve learned that the only way to stay true to a healthy diet is to keep sweet treats out of the house.
But I don’t want to deprive my kids of warm cookies after school or after we clean the house on Saturday, on occasion.
So I finally figured out a way to do both!
I make a double batch of cookie dough…this past weekend it was our family favorite: Peanut Butter Cookies. Then I roll all the dough into the little balls. I place them on a cookie sheet and freeze them. Then I throw the frozen balls in a freezer bag and put the bag in the freezer.
When I want to make cookies, I pull out just enough for 2 per person, let them thaw (it doesn’t take long at all), criss-cross them with a fork dipped in sugar and bake.
This way we all enjoy warm cookies, but I’m not tempted to overeat!
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I do this also. It is great. It does help control the amount of cookies you eat. It also helps you to be prepared in case someone unexpectedly drops by.
That's a great idea!! Making the dough one day and baking them another day is great when there isn't time to do everything!