Skillet Cookie

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Skillet Cookie – ooey, gooey chocolate chip cookie baked in a skillet, and topped with ice cream, hot fudge, whipped cream and any other toppings your heart desires!

skillet cookie



Last week I had the opportunity to have a few food bloggers come to my town and spend a couple days learning and hanging out together.  Sandra from A Dash of Sanity lives a few minutes from me, and she helped me make it all come together.  We ate tons of food together, and laughed until we cried.  It was such a great couple of days.  I am very thankful that Gourmet Garden was generous enough to sponsor our little get together.  We cooked with their herbs and had a great place to stay because of them.

skillet cookie

So let’s talk about this skillet cookie recipe.  We have been making this for years.  I am pretty sure it pre-dates getting married in my life.  It used to be something we would make with our college friends on a somewhat regular basis, back when calories didn’t matter.  I can’t believe I have never shared it here before, time to change that!  It may be my all time favorite dessert, but these days it is an over the top splurge, that I save for only the most special occasions.  And 7 of my friends coming to visit sounds like a special occasion to me!  Because who doesn’t love ooey, gooey desserts!

skillet cookie

You can pretty much top skillet cookie how ever you want.  It is so easy to make with your favorite cookie dough.  Just bake in a skillet or a round cake pan, if you don’t have an iron skillet.  Under baking is key.  It is what gives you the gooey, deliciousness.  It is best served warm, so I top with ice cream as soon as it comes out of the oven.  Then go crazy with the toppings – sprinkles, candy, hot fudge, caramel, you name it.  And of course no skillet cookie is complete without whipped cream!

skillet cookie

I was so excited to share my favorite dessert with some of my favorite blogging friends.  I am pretty sure I impressed them! There wasn’t a whole lot of sharing or talking going on while we ate dessert! We also made my Tomato-Basil Tortellini for dinner.  Along with Sandra’s Sicilian Chicken Soup and a great salad called Insalata Mista. In place of any of the herbs called for in the recipes, we used equal amounts of Gourmet Garden herbs and everything turned out amazing!

skillet cookie
4.67 from 3 votes

Skillet Cookie

By Erin
Skillet Cookie - ooey, gooey chocolate chip cookie baked in a skillet, and topped with ice cream, hot fudge, whipped cream and any other toppings your heart desires!
Prep: 10 minutes
Cook: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes
Servings: 12


  • 1 cup butter, ,softened
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups chocolate chips


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream together butter and both sugars until light and fluffy. Mix in vanilla and eggs until combined. Add flour, salt, and baking soda, mix until combined. Fold in chocolate chips.
  • Put dough in a skillet (makes enough for 2 9-inch skillets), press down into an even layer.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes until the edges are set, but the middle is still slightly under baked.
  • Remove and top with ice cream and desired toppings.



You can use store bought dough if desired.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 430kcal | Carbohydrates: 56g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 8g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 438mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 36g

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Author: Erin
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Course: Dessert Recipes
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12
Calories: 430
Keyword: skillet cookie
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**Gourmet Garden sponsored the food blogger get together.  All thoughts an opinions are 100% my own.  I have not been compensated in any other way to write this post.

Photo Credit:  Courtney from Sweet C’s Designs

About Erin S

Welcome to Dinners, Dishes, & Desserts where my love of food meets my busy life. My name is Erin and I’m a casual home cook who loves to feed people. On this blog, you’ll find hundreds of quick and easy recipes made mostly from scratch. My days are spent in the kitchen, creating new recipes to share with family and friends.

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  1. This is the dessert of my dreams! And my 11-year-old just saw an image and agrees.

  2. That’s awesome getting together with other food bloggers! I love these cookie skillets and actually have some small pans of my own to try this in 🙂

  3. What a fun get-together! I love hanging out with other bloggers, and I love that y’all got the chance to hang out AND cook together. And this Skillet Cookie? Incredible! I cannot wait to make this at home!

  4. Oh my goshhhhhhh this looks so perfect! There is nothing better than warm cookies topped with ice cream. Yum!

  5. Sounds like you all had a fun little get-together! I mean, how can you not when there is skillet cookies involved, right? 😉

  6. 5 stars
    The video shoes corn starch was added, but corn starch is not listed in the ingredients list. What are the pros and cons to in regards to corn starch? Thanks!
    I haven’t tried this recipe yet, but it looks yummy!