Before DoughEZ - I usually make my dough more on the wet side b/c I always use so much flour when rolling out... After...first attempt with no extra flour was a sticky mess on the mat, however, once I made my dough less "wet" , it was better but I have found that I do need a minimal amount of flour to prevent my dough from sticking to the mat. But this is MY cookie dough. I have read others have no issue with THEIR dough sticking. Overall, with this mat, I have found my cookies have never been better! I have a uniform cookie thanks to the guide sticks and my cookies come out beautiful. The best part of that is using so little extra flour for rolling. Clean up is a breeze. It's all contained to the mat. I am 100% happy with this mat and do highly recommend it for anyone who may be on the fence.