Baking Mats or SilPats, a Nice Alternative to Waxed Paper

This is from a conversation on the old forum:

If you enjoy baking and hate having to scrape baking trays, try a flexible non-stick baking mat or silpat. To use it, unroll the silpat and place it over a baking sheet. Place your cookies or pastries on top and bake it in the oven as you normally would. After baking, remove the mat. Clean it with soap and water as needed. Roll it up and store it away.

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