Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
30 mins

Quick to make and just plain irresistible, what could be better than a giant, gooey skillet cookie? Faster than making a batch of your favorite chocolate chip treats, this chocolate chip skillet cookie is great for sharing. It's baked in a cast-iron skillet, so you can bring it right to the table for everyone to dig in. Scoops of ice cream on top are optional but recommended!


  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, room temperature

  • cup packed dark-brown sugar

  • ½ cup granulated sugar

  • 1 large egg

  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

  • 1 cup all-purpose flour (spooned and leveled)

  • ½ teaspoon baking soda

  • ½ teaspoon coarse salt

  • 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large bowl, combine butter and sugars with a wooden spoon. Stir in egg and vanilla. Stir in flour, baking soda, and salt. Stir in chips. Transfer to a 10-inch cast-iron skillet; smooth top.

  2. Bake until cookie is golden brown and just set in the center, 18 to 20 minutes. Let cool 5 minutes.

    Lennart Weibull

Cook's Notes

Add 1 cup chopped walnuts to the batter for an added crunch.

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