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Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie {Guest Post with No. 2 Pencil}

 

The best reason to use your cast iron skillet!  Melissa from No. 2 Pencil is guest posting here today while I head to New York City for BlogHer ’12, thanks to Rug Doctor

Melissa is sharing a deep dish ooey gooey cookie, baked right in a cast iron skillet………grab a fork and glass of milk you’re going to love this!

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Hello fans of TidyMom! I’m Melissa from No. 2 Pencil, and I am completely thrilled to be here today, and to share my recipe for Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie. This giant chocolate chip cookie, baked in a cast iron skillet, is sure to make your family grab a fork and dig right in. After all, who can resist a warm buttery cookie with rich, melty chocolate chips? Here is the step-by-step and the recipe. 

Start by combining melted butter, dark brown sugar, granulated white sugar, salt, and vanilla extract in the bowl of a stand mixer. Mix until combined. Then add one whole egg, plus one egg yolk, and mix until smooth. In a separate bowl, whisk together baking soda and flour, then add to cookie dough mixture. Let mixer mix on low speed, just until flour is combined. 

mixing skillet cookies

Add two whole cups of  semi-sweet chocolate chips to cookie dough and let the mixer do a quick stir, just to combine the chips.

chocolate chip cookie dough

Now there is a good chocolate chip to cookie dough ratio!

skillet cookie recipe

I use my 12 inch cast iron skillet, but you can use any oven safe non-stick skillet. I just love the rustic presentation of the cast iron.

cast iron skillet

 Evenly distribute the cookie dough in the skillet, and bake at 350 for 18-20 minutes.

cast iron skillet cookies

This is super easy to make, and it bakes up so quickly! You can have this giant chocolate chip cookie fresh and warm in around 30 minutes. Dangerous, right? 

skillet cookies

I like mine hot from the skillet, with a glass of cold milk. I’ll definitely be serving this to my friends and family at our next party, piled high with scoops of vanilla ice cream! 

skillet cookie and milk

Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

This giant chocolate chip cookie, baked in a cast iron skillet, is sure to make your family grab a fork and dig right in. recipe from No. 2 Pencil

Ingredients

  • 1 and 1/2 sticks of melted and cooled butter
  • 3/4 cup of firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup of granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons of vanilla extract
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons of kosher salt
  • 1 large egg plus one egg yolk
  • 1 3/4 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 2 cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350°
  2. Combine melted butter, dark brown sugar, granulated white sugar, salt and vanilla extract in the bowl of a stand mixer. Mix until combined.
  3. Then add one whole egg, plus one egg yolk, and mix again until smooth.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together baking soda and flour, then add to cookie dough mixture. Let mixer mix on low speed, just until flour is combined.
  5. Add two cups of semi-sweet chocolate chips and give a final stir with the mixer.
  6. Spread cookie dough in a 12 inch oven safe skillet and bake for 18-20 minutes.

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Melissa from No 2 PencilIf you like this recipe, I would love for you to pop by and say hi! At No. 2 Pencil, I share creative recipes and DIY projects. Thank you Cheryl for letting me share with your wonderful readers! I am so honored to be a guest on Tidy Mom. 

Thanks for reading!

Melissa

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Comments

  1. 1

    My mouth is watering. Its 7:50am and now I am going to be obsessing about skillet chocolate chip cookie ALL DAY. Wow does that look good! Great to “meet” you Melissa!

  2. 2

    Hi Melissa!! I am so excited to check out your blog. Such a great guest pot. Love this skillet cookie :)

  3. 3

    That’s one big chocolate chip cookie! Such a fun guest post!

  4. 4

    One of my favorite desserts!

  5. 5

    Hi Melissa. Nice to meet you! This dessert looks so amazing. I would def enjoy it a la mode!

  6. 6

    Hi Melissa! Love the skillet cookie! I’ll take mine with ice cream too :)

  7. 7

    Love making anything in my skillet – this looks perfect for dessert – will cook up as we eat.

  8. 8

    Thanks for sharing Melissa with us Cheryl! This looks great!

  9. 9

    Wow, what an awesome idea!!! I don’t like chocolate myself but I’m sure gonna make this for my family!! Thank you! :)

  10. 10

    What a great idea! This looks so yummy:-)

  11. 11

    yum! thanks for the great idea. love how it’s served right outta the pan… great way for “family bonding time”

  12. 12

    Melissa, your skillet chocolate chip cookie looks so pretty! I have never baked in my cast iron skillet and you’re motivating me to do so!

  13. 13

    Thank you Cheryl for letting me share! I hope you are having a wonderful time in NYC!

    And thanks to all for the kind comments!

  14. 14

    oh fabulous! I am going to try this for sure!

  15. 15

    Mmmm…sounds delish! Don’t think this would last long at my house!

  16. 16

    Number 2 Pencil, what a great name for a blog. ANd yummy recipe too!

  17. 17

    Yum!

  18. 18

    Dangerous and yummmyyyy!!! Thanks for the awesome recipe!

  19. 19

    Looks delicious! I would so love to try some.

  20. 20

    How fabulous! I LOVE baking desserts in my cast iron skillet, this looks great!

  21. 21

    Holy Heaven! I’d give my left arm to have a bite of that right now.

  22. 22

    I LOVE the look of this skillet cookie and just KNOW it has a taste to match!

  23. 23

    Such a cool recipe idea! I don’t know what I haven’t tried anything like this before. Yum!

  24. 24

    love the idea of making one big cookie in a skillet!

  25. 25

    Anyone tried this on a campfire????

  26. 26

    Nice to have you here, thank you for the yummy recipe.

  27. 27

    Ho-Lee Mackerel, I made this for my kids to eat after their first day of school. I was a bit short on butter so used half butter, half Crisco. Divine!!!!!!!

  28. 28
    Heather Getson says:

    HI,
    I tried this recipe, but unfortunately it did not bake in the middle, and the outside was done. It also stuck to the pan and it was greased. Any suggestions on what may have happened? Thanks.

  29. 29

    I just accidentally started cooking it on the stove top in my skillet….. Ahhhh…. oops. I guess its what felt like the right thing to do in a skillet. Hopefully I can salvage it in the oven and I caught it in time!! Smells so good so far.

  30. 30

    I made this today and it’s SO yummy!! I blogged about it too.
    http://brendasjewellrybox.blogspot.com/2012/10/baking-time.html

    Thanks again for sharing your delish recipe. My family loves it! :)
    ~Brenda

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