Refrigerator Cookie Recipes

Make now, bake later! The dough for these refrigerator cookies can be wrapped and frozen, or just kept in the fridge for slice-and-bake cookies.

Staff Picks

Refrigerator Cookies III

Rating: 4.5 stars 34
These will freeze well for several months.
By Allrecipes Member

Coconut Icebox Cookies

Rating: 4.5 stars 44
Coconut flavored refrigerator cookies. They're light, crisp and delicious.
By Allrecipes Member

Crispy Almond Cookies

Rating: 4 stars 22
If you're really an almond lover, roll the dough in ground almonds before refrigerating.
By Joy

Neapolitan Cookies I

Rating: 4.5 stars 111
This cute refrigerator cookie resembles the popular ice cream flavor. There are chocolate, pink and white stripes.
By Allrecipes Member

Butterscotch Icebox Cookies

Rating: 4.5 stars 22
Great dark brown sugar icebox cookies my southern Grandma used to make.
By Allrecipes Member

Lemon Meltaways

Rating: 4 stars 70
These frosted lemon cookies are a delicious refrigerator cookie, and they are quick and easy to make.
By Allrecipes Member

Refrigerator Cookies I

Rating: 4.5 stars 13
These cookies are great to make ahead and have on hand for cookie emergencies. A simple slice and bake cookie that keeps well in the refrigerator or freezer.
By k. anderson

Nutmeg Refrigerator Cookies

Rating: 4 stars 12
Crisp, sweet and chewy--a basic refrigerator cookie.
By quentin

Butter Cookies

Rating: 4 stars 293
Make drop cookies, use in a cookie press, or shape into a roll and slice.
By Allrecipes Member

Cinnamon Sugar Cookies

Rating: 4.5 stars 154
A traditional refrigerator cookie rolled in cinnamon sugar before baking. Great for making ahead of time.

Grammy's Ice Box Cookies

Rating: 4.5 stars 7
Walnuts and cinnamon flavor this refrigerator cookie ready to bake when you are.

Thin Mint Cookies

Rating: 4 stars 91
If you love chocolate thin mints, you are sure to love this homemade version of the Girl Scout cookies.
By Allrecipes Member

Inspiration and Ideas

Easy Refrigerator Cookies
Rating: Unrated 19
"I really like these cookies. They remind me of chocolate chip cookies without the chocolate chips." – Baking Nana
Rosemary Slices
Rating: Unrated 42
"Holy cow...Don't just sit there! Go snip some rosemary and make these cookies!" – TTV78
Molasses Crinkles
Rating: 4.5 stars 131

We make these every year for Christmas and are always a sure-to-please treat.