I never thought cheap coffee filters could be THIS useful! Check out all the ideas our readers suggested! Make sure to buy un-bleached coffee filters if you're using it with food.
"I put a coffee filter over a bowl in the microwave to avoid splatters!"- Luann
"I use them in my son's plastic "potty" that way #2 clean ups are quick and easy. Just put a coffee filter in the toilet part and lift it out when they're done with no mess!"-Michelle
"I used to use them for my class as popcorn bowls"-Miriam
"They work like paper towels for deep fried foods"-Tammy D
"When I put flowers in a small planter I put the coffee filter in the bottom of the planter then add the potting soil on top. It keeps the soil in the planter."-Linda D
"Use the coffee filter to grease muffin, cake, or baking pans without getting it all over your hands."-Jane S
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"It doesn’t leave lint so it’s great for cleaning all your devices screens"-Carm T
" I clean my eyeglasses with them. No lint, no smudges, lenses are crystal clear 😁"-Mari M
"When stacking your plates, pots, and pans they create a nice buffer so they won't scratch."
"I have a strange, and admittedly lazy use for them. Since they are so durable, I often use them when washing roasting pans, or skillets that just don't want to come completely clean even after soaking. They work just as well as anything else, they are disposable, and even better than that, they won't leave scratches on any of your cookware."-Wendy M
"They make great window cleaners, spritz a little vinegar and water and wipe right off no lint and very shiny"-Pat B
"I use coffee filters as a spoon rest when I'm cooking, you can double them up."-Brie
"I stick a Popsicle or ice cream cone in one so it doesn't drip all over when children eat them."
"Put baking soda in a coffee filter (tie it closed) then put it in stinky shoes or a gym bag. It will eliminate odors."- Pam