Skillet Cookie

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This Skillet Cookie is a soft and chewy chocolate chip cookie with a crunchy crust topped with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce.

A large chocolate chip cookie baked in a cast iron skillet and topped with ice cream and chocolate sauce

This Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie is the perfect dessert for sharing. It is a giant cookie baked in a skillet to give it a crispy crunchy outside but an ooey gooey inside. Once it is baked and topped with ice cream and chocolate we like to put the skillet in the middle of the table, give everyone a fork, and dig in! If you love cookies, then you need to try this recipe.

Ingredients

The main ingredient in this recipe is cookie dough. You can make your own, or you can also use store-bought cookie dough. We’ve tried lots of different recipes but we love using our bakery chocolate chip cookie recipe (link below). If you’re using our recipe, then you’ll need:

  • Butter
  • Sugar
  • Brown Sugar
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla Extract
  • All Purpose Flour
  • Baking Soda
  • Baking Powder
  • Salt
  • Chocolate Chips

If you are using our cookie dough recipe, then follow these simple instructions to prepare the dough.

  • To start, in the large bowl of a stand mixer, cream the butter and sugars together.
  • Then, stir in the eggs and vanilla.
  • After the eggs and vanilla are combined, then in a separate bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients.
  • While mixing on low speed, spoon the dry ingredients into the wet batter. Mix until just incorporated.
  • Then, fold in the chocolate chips.
A skillet cookie with a piece taken out of it

The most popular skillet cookie is a chocolate chip skillet cookie, but you can use almost any cookie recipe! You can also switch up the toppings. Feel free to be creative, but here are some suggestions:

  • Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Chocolate Ice Cream
  • Whipped Cream
  • Crushed Oreos
  • Chocolate Chips
  • Sprinkles
  • Nuts – walnuts, pecans, peanuts
  • Milk Chocolate Chunks
  • White Chocolate Chunks
  • Chocolate Sauce
  • Caramel Sauce
  • Flaky Sea Salt

If you have any other suggestions, then make sure to tell us in the comments below!

Recipe Tip

A skillet cookie in a cast iron pan

Cast iron skillets hold heat well after they are taken out of the oven. Because of this, you want to take the skillet cookie out right when it turns golden brown. If it cooks longer than that, then it will overcook in the pan after you take it out.

FAQ

How to store leftover skillet cookie?

If there are any leftovers, then you can store the cookie in an airtight container. If there is ice cream on top, then try to scoop it off and then store it in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

How to reheat a skillet cookie?

You can reheat a serving of skillet cookie by placing it on a microwave-safe dish and microwaving it for 10-20 seconds.

Is a skillet cookie the same as a pizookie?

Yes! These are just like what you would find at a restaurant like BJ’s that serves pizookies.

I have to admit, I am a cookie girl. I enjoy cakes and brownies, but a cookie is the way to my heart. If you love our Skillet Cookie recipe, then try some of our other delicious cookie recipes!

  • Chocolate Marshmallow CookiesChocolate Marshmallow Cookies are so fudgey, gooey, with slightly toasted marshmallows on top. They’re so easy to make and always disappear fast!
  • Easy No Bake CookiesEasy No Bake Cookies are a classic! Oats, cocoa, and peanut butter whip up easily and also smoothly for the perfect after school snack or quick chocolate craving fix.
  • Lofthouse Cookie RecipeThis Lofthouse Cookie recipe tastes just like the big, frosted sugar cookies from the grocery store. They are so melt-in-your-mouth soft!
  • Homemade Oreo CookiesHomemade Oreo Cookies are what store bought Oreos so wish they could be. Fluffy cream cheese filling is sandwiched between two chewy, and fudgy cookies.
A large chocolate chip cookie baked in a cast iron skillet and topped with ice cream and chocolate sauce

Skillet Cookie

This Skillet Cookie is a soft and chewy chocolate chip cookie with a crunchy crust topped with vanilla ice cream and chocolate sauce.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8

Equipment

  • 1 Cast Iron Skillet

Ingredients

  • 1 pound cookie dough click the link for our favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe
  • vanilla ice cream for topping
  • chocolate sauce for topping

Instructions

  • Prepare the cookie dough.
    a silver mixing bowl full of chocolate chip cookie dough
  • Press the cookie dough into a cast iron skillet. If your skillet is not well seasoned, give it a spray of cooking oil.
    A cast iron skillet filled with cookie dough
  • Bake at 350 for 25 minutes, or until the top is just golden brown.
    A skillet cookie in a cast iron pan
  • Let the cookie cool for about 5 minutes. Top with ice cream and chocolate sauce and eat straight out of the pan.
    A large chocolate chip cookie baked in a cast iron skillet and topped with ice cream and chocolate sauce

Nutrition Information

Calories: 247kcalCarbohydrates: 35gProtein: 2gFat: 11gSaturated Fat: 3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 165mgPotassium: 83mgFiber: 1gSugar: 21gVitamin A: 21IUCalcium: 5mgIron: 1mg

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About the author

Kelsey Crist

Kelsey lives in Washington with her husband, Alex, and two cats, Diana and Nova. Her happy place is in the kitchen listening to an audiobook and trying new recipes. When she's not in the kitchen you can find her hiking, shopping at Trader Joe's, or playing Animal Crossing. Her favorite food is pasta and Alex loves when she makes Homemade Oreos.

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