wax paper

noun

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Place on wax paper and allow to chill for 15 more minutes. Brooke Parkhurst, Redbook, "5 Ways to Make Cake Pops for Grown-Ups," 10 Dec. 2012 Set on wax paper until chocolate is set, about 30 minutes. Abigail Wilt, ajc, "3 no-bake cookie recipes you'll love," 10 July 2018 To serve, gently remove wax paper from underneath cake (holding cake in place with a metal spatula, if necessary), and sprinkle with chocolate chips. Susan Selasky, ajc, "5 recipes to cool things down on hot days," 3 July 2018 The sight and smell of the thick raw patties, lined up on wax paper and sprinkled with salt and pepper, still lingers in my mind’s eye. David Tanis, New York Times, "A Cheeseburger That Brings the Summer Heat," 29 June 2018 To serve, gently remove wax paper from underneath cake (holding cake in place with a metal spatula, if necessary), and sprinkle with chocolate chips. Susan Selasky, Detroit Free Press, "5 recipes to cool things down on hot days," 27 June 2018 Store in refrigerator or freezer, layered between sheets of parchment or wax paper. Anna Thomas Bates, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Crazy-busy summer, with kids at home, calls for grab-and-go snacks," 13 June 2018 Lay one large piece of wax paper or parchment paper on the counter. Ellie Krieger, charlotteobserver, "Mixed-berry galette makes dessert easy as pie," 29 May 2018 Line pie shell with a square of parchment or wax paper; pour in enough pie weights to go all the way up the sides. Ann Maloney, NOLA.com, "Former waitresses' 'lazy' strawberry pie wins 'Waitress the musical' contest," 1 June 2018

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circa 1844, in the meaning defined above

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wax paper

noun

English Language Learners Definition of wax paper

: paper that is covered with wax in order to prevent water and other substances from passing through it and that is often used to wrap food

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