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Cookie Skillet

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  • Author: Erin Jensen
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x
  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American


The BEST soft Cookie Skillet recipe that is perfect for a fun dessert for special occasions or just a weekend at home! So easy!


  • 12 tablespoons butter, softened (plus extra for skillet)
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. 
  2. Rub a 12 inch, deep cast iron skillet with softened butter to lightly coat. Set aside.
  3. In a large mixing bowl and using either a stand mixer or hand mixer, beat together butter with granulated sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Add eggs and vanilla extract and beat until just barely combined. 
  4. In a separate bowl combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Add the flour mixture to the egg mixture and combine. Fold in the chocolate chips. 
  5. Pour out cookie dough into prepared cast iron skillet. Place in oven, middle rack, and let bake 22-27 minutes or until the edges start to turn light golden brown. 
  6. Remove from oven and let cool before serving. 



  • Serving Size:
  • Calories: 400
  • Sugar: 35.4 g
  • Sodium: 175.3 mg
  • Fat: 17.9 g
  • Carbohydrates: 56.7 g
  • Protein: 5.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 61.5 mg