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Cast-Iron Skillet Cookie

Cast-Iron Skillet Cookie

This Cast-Iron Skillet Cookie is the perfect cookie! Include chocolate, peanut butter chips, M&M's or whatever you desire topped with ice or whipped cream!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword best cookies, chocolate chip, copycat, dessert, easy cookie, pizza hut, skillet


  • cast iron skillet


  • ¾ cup butter
  • ¾ cup brown sugar, packed
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 ¾ cups flour
  • ¾ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup chocolate chips, semi-sweet, Smarties, M&M's, peanut butter chips or whatever your heart desires


  • Preheat your oven to 375 degrees. Place your cast-iron skillet, over medium heat, and melt 9 tablespoons butter. Cook, stirring constantly, until butter is dark golden brown, has nutty aroma, and bubbling subsides, about 5 minutes. Transfer to la mixing bowl. Stir remaining 3 tablespoons butter into hot butter until completely melted.  Set aside.  
  • Using a whisk, combine brown sugar, granulated sugar, vanilla, and salt with melted butter until smooth. Whisk in egg and yolk until smooth, about 30 seconds. Let mixture sit for 3 minutes, then whisk for 30 seconds. Repeat process of resting and whisking 2 more times until mixture is thick, smooth, and shiny.
  • In a small bowl combine flour and baking soda.  Then add into butter mixture.  Stir until blended, about 1 minute. Add in chocolate chips and stir until no flour pockets remain.
  • Wipe your skillet clean with paper towels. Transfer dough to your empty skillet and press into a flat, even layer with a spatula. Transfer your skillet to oven and bake until cookie is golden brown and edges are set, about 20 minutes.  Rotate skillet halfway through baking. Using potholders, transfer skillet to wire rack and allow cookie cool for 30 minutes. Slice cookie into wedges and serve with ice cream if desired.  Enjoy!.