A Baking Sheet Bakes Everything Better

Cookies, vegetables, nachos, and more—one pan, many uses

Cookie dough on a pan
Quite possibly the most versatile pan in your kitchen. Pixabay/Ponce Photography

Ever try roasting thinly sliced layers of eggplant with a drizzle of olive oil? Or maybe you just want to evenly toast perfect cubes of bread to make your own croutons. You’ll need a baking sheet to handle those types of cooking tasks. What’s more, when you’re done with the savory stuff, use a secondary baking sheet to whip up those chocolate chip cookies you’ll want after dinner. These baking sheets can do it all.

Nordic Ware Natural Aluminum Commercial Baker's Half Sheet (2 Pack), Silver

Best of the Best

Time and time again, this option won’t let you down. Nordic Ware

Nordic Ware products are known for their exceptional quality. Constructed of natural aluminum, the two-pack half sheet is an investment well worth money. You’ll find your food cooks evenly and the pans are so sturdy, the reinforced rim ensures they’ll never buckle and lose their shape under intense heat. These heavy-weight pans can handle any chore.

Rachael Ray Bakeware Nonstick Cookie Pan Set, 3-Piece, Gray with Agave Blue Grips

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Available in several colors, this would also make a great gift. Rachael Ray

This three-piece set from Rachael Ray is a wonderful choice if you need sheet pans in varying sizes. The non-stick coating makes it a breeze to clean, even better, it’s also dishwasher safe, if you’re looking to save yourself from manual labor. But the real selling point on this set are the grippy handles, ideal for clumsy home cooks.

Wilton Perfect Results Premium Non-Stick 21 x 15-Inch Mega Baking Pan

Load It Up

Go big or go home, right? Wilton

So you have a large crowd to feed or maybe you don’t have a large crowd but you’d just rather prepare a big batch of food to have in advance. This massive sheet pan from Wilton will do the trick. Coming in at 21.5 x 15.5 x 1.61, you won’t have to deal with a two pan baking project because this one alone can handle it all. Pro tip: this pan is excellent for throwing a heaping tray of loaded nachos under the broiler.

Checkered Chef Baking Sheet and Rack Set - Twin Pack- 2 Aluminum Cookie Sheets/Half Sheet Pans With 2 Stainless Steel Oven Safe Cooling Racks

Cool It Down

Contains no artificial coatings. Checkered Chef

Ideal for serious bakers, this set comes with two baking sheets and two individual cooling racks to keep your cookie bottoms from over-browning on a hot pan. Did you know that the pan/rack duo is also the secret to cooking the perfect bacon every time? Try it and see for yourself.

Wilton Easy Layers Sheet Cake Pan, 2-Piece Set

The Basics

A non-stick workhorse. Wilton

This slim two-piece set from Wilton is a great buy. Coming in at 9 x 13 x 0.75-inch high, it’s not quite as deep as some of the others which makes it a fan favorite for layer cakes.

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