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Turns Out There's A Secret Use For Muffin Pans That You Never Thought Of.

Unsung Hero Of The Kitchen

Most of us use muffin pans for baking, but there are many other creative uses. You won't even believe what a hole in the bottom can do for you.

Unsung Hero Of The Kitchen

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The muffin pan is kind of like the unsung hero of the kitchen world. This awesome baking tray has so many uses from other food related options to completely unrelated household uses. However, the most surprising use of the muffin pan begins when you put holes into the bottom of it. So now you can start using your muffin pan in many more ways than you ever imagined.

Serving Condiments

Serving Condiments

One of the best ways to use a muffin pan is as a serving dish. Thanks to all the different muffin holes, this pan is helpful for serving things like condiments for a barbeque, snacks, and more. You could even use it as a makeshift cheese board. Put crackers in one pan, various cheeses in the other, and marmalade in another. But it's outside of the kitchen where the uses for the muffin pan get really creative.

Handyman Hack

Handyman Hack

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If your partner is a handyman (or woman) then you will adore this idea. While working on hobbies or projects, you can separate your bits and bobs in a muffin pan. Organizing the odd ends of your project will help to keep your workspace neat and tidy. It's perfect for keeping screws, nuts, bolts, and more in order. Now, let's go back to the kitchen.

Cookie Bowls

Cookie Bowls

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Flip your muffin tray on the backside, and now you have a versatile mold. If you cover the underside of the tray with cookie dough and bake it, you will have the perfect cookie bowls for ice cream. For a savory treat, wrap the bottom of the muffin holes with bacon and bake them. These are perfect for serving delicious snacks for your next party. But the best use of the bottom side of the muffin tray is coming up.

Mini Taco Bowls

Mini Taco Bowls

Did you know you can create mini taco bowls? Flip your pan over again. Now in the spaces between the tray holes, push in tortilla sheets. Bake them and voilĂ ! You have mini taco bowls perfect for filling up with cheese, salsa, and taco meat. But the best use for the bottom of the muffin tray involves poking holes into it.

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