Make your old cookie sheets look NEW again...

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Cookie sheets are the perfect equipment for sheet pan dinners or baking, but they often discolour over time due to age or food residue. After awhile, the cookie sheets become unappealing to use, even if you line them with parchment paper or foil. Rather than having to purchase new cookie sheets and throw away the discoloured ones, Jillee, the author of One Good Thing lifestyle blog has found a miracle cleaning solution to return them to brand new. Her cleaning method involves a few products you may already have and time. If you only have the time during the day to douse your baking sheets in a cleaning product, you have time to follow Jillee’s step-by-step instructions on how to clean a dirty baking sheet.

If you have always wondered how to remove spots from cookie sheets without scrubbing them all day, Jillee’s cleaning method will efficiently remove the spots without you having to put in a lot of effort. Her process involves using natural baking soda, a common kitchen cleaner, and hydrogen peroxide, an antiseptic product that will foam and help loosen tough stains. Baking soda is one of the best natural kitchen cleaners because it helps clean surfaces without being unsafe to people. The baking soda acts as an abrasive, and when combined with the hydrogen peroxide, has a chemical reaction that lifts up the stains. Together, these products are all you will need to remove stains from your stained baking sheets and make them glossy and silver. You will finally see what your baking sheets look like again. Once you have implemented Jillee’s cleaning tips, you will be able to return your baking sheets to doing what they do best, whether it is roasting a tray of root vegetables or baking off copious amounts of cookies. This method can be applied to any metal bakeware, too, like cake or tart pans.

Jillee’s cookie sheet cleaning method may sound too good to be true, but it isn’t. Along with more information on how the job gets done, she provides step-by-step photos on her website, which Illustrates just how effective cleaning with baking soda and hydrogen peroxide is. This isn’t a task you will have to implement regularly, either, but hopefully just once in awhile when your baking sheets get to the point they can no longer be used. To prevent your baking sheets from becoming stained again, as well as limit the time scrubbing, always remember to line the baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper when in use. Lining the baking sheet will making cleaning so much easier, because the food residues should end up on the paper or foil, rather than being baked on the sheet. For those times when there is spillage directly on the pan, there is Jillee’s method for cleaning baking sheets that are past their prime.

Thank you to Jillee, the author of One Good Thing lifestyle blog, for sharing her cleaning tips on how to make old cookie sheets look like new again.

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