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Cast Iron Skillet Cookie

This Cast Iron Skillet Cookie is pure heaven! Top with vanilla ice cream or whipped cream and you have the perfect dessert. No baking sheet necessary.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: camping dessert, easy dessert recipe, skillet dessert
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 516kcal
Author: Lori


  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar firmly packed
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups chocolate chips semi-sweet, dark or milk


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, salt and baking soda. Set aside.
  • In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugars, beating until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in eggs, one at a time, until smooth. Add vanilla & mix in.
  • Gradually add flour mixture to wet mixture, scraping down the sides of the bowl after each addition.
  • Stir in chocolate chips, reserving a handful.
  • Spread the dough evenly in a 10-inch cast iron skillet. Scatter the reserved chocolate chips on top.
  • Bake about 25-30 minutes, until the center is cooked through and a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
  • Remove from the oven and cool slightly.
  • Serve warm with vanilla ice cream and toppings if desired.


  • Optional toppings: vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, chocolate syrup, hot fudge sauce or caramel syrup.
  • Make individual desserts by using mini cast iron skillets.
  • Optional toppings are not included in Nutritional Information.


Calories: 516kcal | Carbohydrates: 69g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 102mg | Sodium: 278mg | Potassium: 144mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 39g | Vitamin A: 768IU | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 2mg