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What is parchment paper and how does it help with baking cookies and many other foods?

Parchment paper is a natural paper with a non-stick coating. Lining your pan with parchment means that baked goods slide off without sticking (and you don’t need to use grease or spray). Using parchment paper also means that cookies bake more evenly, and with less cracks or crumbling. Clean up is a lot easier and so is transfer from pan to cooling rack (just slide the paper over).

Is parchment paper safe to use in the oven?

Yes. The special 'parchmentizing process' means that Palisades Parchment Paper is oven safe up to 420F. We recommend that you preheat the oven first. Never touch

the parchment paper to an open flame or to the sides of the oven, and do not use with a broiling unit or toaster oven.

What is the difference between Cookie Baking Sheets and Parchment Rolls?

Both are Palisades Parchment Paper. Palisades Cookie Baking Sheets are pre-cut, and sized perfectly for a standard baking sheet.


What is the difference between Parchment Paper and Wax Paper?

Both Wax paper and Parchment paper provide a non-stick surface to help lift food from the surface of a pan without sticking. Wax paper is made by applying a coating of wax to a thin paper sheet. Parchment paper has a natural non-stick coating produced through a special 'parchmentizing' process. Both are microwave safe, but only parchment paper is oven safe (up to 420F).

Can I use Palisades Parchment Paper in the microwave oven?

Yes. To reheat foods in the microwave, place a small sheet of Palisades Parchment Paper underneath foods in order to eliminate splatters and avoid messy cleanup. To reheat foods such as vegetables or casserole leftovers, place at least ½ cup of food in a microwave-safe dish and cover with a sheet of parchment paper.

Can I use palisades parchment paper in a crock pot?

Yes. Palisades GVP parchment paper will not tear or disintegrate in a crock pot.

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