For that matter, you can simply grease the cookie sheet itself, although that means scrubbing after baking. Cooking times would be the same as for parchment. @UdayKanth From personal experience I find cookies on aluminum foil has a darker and crispier bottom compared to cookies baked on parchment paper.
So, if you’re not into eating wax paper, may I suggest using parchment paper? A silicone mat also works. My favorite way is actually to take the non-stick spray to a mini muffin pan, and drop my spoonfuls in there.
Place a piece of aluminum foil, approximately a foot long, out on the counter. You’ll be scooping out the cookies on to this to let dry once they’re finished cooking. … Let cookies sit for about 20 minutes or until the cookies have hardened and you can pick them up off of the aluminum foil.
Wax paper and parchment paper can be used interchangeably in many applications, but not all. Wax paper melts when exposed to heat, while parchment can withstand temperatures up to 450°F, depending on the brand.
Can I use parchment paper instead of foil?
A: Yes, when roasting vegetables, parchment paper is better than foil. Recent research in the International Journal of Electrochemical Science suggests that when we use aluminum foil during cooking, some aluminum leaches into food.
What kind of paper can I use to wax?
Parchment Paper and Wax Strips
Parchment paper is a type of paper that is coated in silicone. It is used in baking to line pans and trays to prevent food from sticking as it cooks. Strips used in waxing are usually made of some type of cloth, typically cotton or muslin.
What can I use instead of wax or parchment paper?
The bottom line is that you can use foil for many of the same things you would use parchment paper for, but it doesn’t mean you always should. If parchment paper is for hot use, and waxed paper is for cold use, think of foil more as your alternative for insulating use.