Is It OK to Make Cookie Dough After the "use By" Date?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Mar 27, 2020 5:07:28 PM ET

Store-bought cookie dough lasts one to two weeks past its "use by" date in the refrigerator. Homemade cookie dough should last three to five days in the refrigerator. If the cookie dough is not refrigerated, it stays good for two to four hours.