Cookie Sheet One-Pan Dinner Recipes

Cookie sheet one-pan recipes are so easy to make. By easy we do not only mean the time preparation, cooking technique, but also the entire cleaning process. These dinner options are perfect for time-strapped parents who want a healthy, delicious, and nutritious meal, but without spending the entire day at the kitchen counter and sink.

This method of food preparation will get the food on the table fast but also make the cleaning process easy since it allows to make a side dish and main course in the same pan.

This method has other benefits including healthy cooking and care-free cooking. By the healthy cooking we mean oven baked foods that do not require the use of too much oil, or deep frying and the care-free cooking simply means you can pop the foods in the oven and let the oven do the job.

With the following recipes, you will see how using a cookie sheet for one-pan cooking is easy and simple to pull off. Since it requires a minimum of preparation you can involve your kids in the cooking process. You can do the harder thinks like chopping the vegetables or slicing the meat, but the kids can combine all ingredients in a cookie sheet.

Parmesan Chicken

Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4

1 ½ cups breadcrumbs
2 teaspoons dried basil
2 teaspoons garlic powder
½ cup all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon celery flakes
4 chicken breast fillets, skinless, boneless
2 eggs
2 cups marinara sauce
4 slices Gouda cheese
¼ cup grated parmesan
Salt and pepper, to taste

Heat oven to 400F and grease cookie sheet pan with cooking oil.
In a bowl, combine the breadcrumbs with basil, garlic powder, and celery flakes.
In a separate bowl, combine the flour with salt and pepper.
Beat the eggs in a third bowl with salt and pepper.
Coat the chicken with flour, dip into eggs, and finally dredge through breadcrumbs.
Place the chicken into prepared cookie sheet pan and gently spray with cooking oil.
Add sliced potatoes, sweet potatoes, mushrooms, or other vegetables you'd like to go with the chicken.
Bake the chicken for 15 minutes. Remove the chicken and top with marinara sauce, Gouda cheese, and parmesan.
Continue baking for 10 minutes more.

Cookie Sheet English Breakfast

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4

7oz. smoked sausages, mini
4 thick slices bacon
4 eggs
1 ½ cups cherry tomatoes, halved
1 teaspoon dried basil
Salt and pepper, to taste
Toasted bread slices, o serve with

 Heat oven to 425F and grease cookie sheet.
Arrange the sausages and bacon onto cookie sheet. If you are using large sausages, you can cut in half.
Bake for 15 minutes and remove from the oven. Make room for the eggs and crack the eggs directly over the cookie sheet.
Toss in the tomatoes and sprinkle with dried basil, salt, and pepper. For some extra flavor, you can add a pinch of chili powder or curry powder.
Continue baking for 6-8 minutes or until the eggs are set.
Serve with toasted bread and some pickles.

Cookie Sheet Frittata Squares

Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6

12 eggs
2 tablespoons heavy cream
1 cup shaved asparagus
½ cup sliced mushrooms
6 slices pancetta
½ cup cream cheese
¼ cup grated parmesan
Salt and pepper, to taste

In a bowl, whisk the eggs with heavy cream, salt, and pepper.
Stir in the asparagus and mushrooms.
Place the pancetta onto cookie sheet, in slices or chopped.
Pour over the egg mixture and dot with cream cheese.
Bake the frittata for 15 minutes. Remove from the oven and sprinkle with parmesan. Bake further for 5 minutes.
Remove frittata from the oven and place on a wire rack to cool. Cut into squares and serve.

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