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chocolate chip skillet cookie

Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

This Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie is a fabulous treat any time of the year. It's our family's comfort food when it comes to desserts. Whip up this cookie and add a delicious layer of chocolate in the middle. Serve warm and add a dollop of whip cream or ice cream.
Course Dessert, Snacks
Cuisine American
Keyword Best Chocolate Chip Cookie, Cast Iron Baking, chocolate chip cookie, Chocolate Dessert, Cookie recipe, cookies, Skillet Cookie
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 365kcal
Author Janine Waite


  • 8" Cast Iron Skillet


Chocolate Chip Cookie

  • cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • ½ tsp baking soda
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 egg yolk beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract or vanilla bean paste
  • ½ cup unsalted butter soften
  • ¼ cup brown sugar lightly packed
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup chocolate chips add as much as you prefer
  • 1 tbsp salted butter soften

Candy Middle

  • 1 cup chocolate candy chop up either Kit Kat, Snickers, or Twixt
  • ¼ cup chocolate chips


  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • ¼ cup chocolate chop up a bar of dark belgium chocolate



  • Preheat oven to 375°
  • Prep an 8" cast iron pan with room temperature butter. Cover the insides of the skillet with butter.
  • Combine and mix flour, salt, cornstarch, and baking soda in a bowl.
  • Place the egg and the extra egg yolk in a small bowl and whisk with a fork thoroughly.
  • Whip butter for a minute or two with a mixer.
  • Add vanilla to the butter and mix well.
  • Add brown sugar and granulated sugar to the butter and mix for another minute or two until combined well.
  • Next, add the egg mixture to the butter and blend well.
  • Add portions of the flour to the sugar/butter mixture and beat well after each addition.
  • Once all the flour is added, beat for a minute.
  • Add the 1 cup of chocolate chips and mix well.
  • Next, press half the cookie dough evenly to cover the buttered skillet.

Middle Candy Layer

  • Chop chocolate candy into ½ inch cubes.
  • Top candy and the ¼ cup chocolate chips over the cookie dough in the skillet.

Third Layer

  • Take the remaining cookie dough and press it evenly over the candy layer.


  • Place skillet in preheated oven and bake for about 40 minutes until golden.
  • Let cool on the stove top or metal trivet. Once slightly cooled, add chunks of chocolate and kosher salt if desired.
  • Top with ice cream or whip cream and serve warm.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 365kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 80mg | Sodium: 971mg | Potassium: 196mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 469IU | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 3mg