Make your own-do-ahead dough. Cookie dough can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 2 weeks or in the freezer for up to 6 weeks. When you want, slice and bake the frozen dough as directed in the recipe.
Coconut Refrigerator Cookies: Add 1 cup coconut with nuts.
Lemon or Orange Refrigerator Cookies: Add 1 tablespoon grated lemon or orange peel with flour.
Spice Refrigerator Cookies: Add 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg and 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves with flour.