12 Genius Uses For Muffin Pans That Will Make Your Guests Jealous

Thought muffins was the only thing you could make with a muffin pan? Think again. Here are some amazing unusual uses for muffins tins.


Optimize the life of your muffin trays. Whether they are still serving their main purpose – baking muffins – or are ready for a new life, old and new muffin tins will simplify your life in sometimes fun, sometimes original and always practical ways. Here are brilliant ideas to make the most of your muffin pans.

12. Snack Tray

Make perfectly portioned assorted snacks for your child’s play dates or everyday munch-time.

11. Stuffed Peppers Holder

Make odd numbers of stuffed peppers and never have them tilt and spill again.

10. Condiments Organizer

Summer garden party barbecue made easy.

9. Make Lemon Ice Cubes

Fresh, tasty ice cubes every time.

8. Hardware Storage

Never waste time looking for the right screw again.

7. A mini-planter

Just the cutest thing.

6. Make Mini Taco Bowls

Just cut tortillas, bake them in a muffin pan filled or empty and you’ve got yourself the perfect finger food.

5. Or Any Other kind

Breakfast bites, bacon cups, eggs bites, mini pies, mac and cheese cups, perfect little corn dogs and the list goes on.

4. Recycle Old Broken Crayons

Recycle old broken crayons by melting the little pieces together in a muffin pan and making new ones.

3. Make Cookie Cups

The ultimate ice cream cup.

2. Paint tray

Keep it mess-free.

1. Freeze Oatmeal in Portions

Perfect to save time in the morning and individual portioning. Do the same with soups and broths.

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