Chocolate Chip Sprinkle Skillet Cookie

If you have not fallen in love with skillet baking yet, it’s time. Effortless baking is what I call it. With the exception of my brown butter chocolate chip cookies, this chocolate chip sprinkle skillet cookie is high on my list of favorites. I posted a version of it recently on my Instagram feed, that one was made with Kit Kats instead of sprinkles and it did not disappoint.  This cookie recipe comes together in minutes and disappears just as fast once you pull it from the oven.

Skillet Cookie Benefits

  • No chilling required: The dough goes directly to the skillet with no chilling in between.
  • No scooping needed: The benefits of one big cookie means no portioning or rolling required.
  • Soft gooey center: Based on the size of the cookie, that soft, melted chocolate cookie center is inevitable every time.

sprinkle skillet cookie

Technically speaking, what you’re really making here is one giant cookie. But what baking in a cast-iron skillet does is create irresistible crispy chewy edges, while keeping the center moist and decadent. A cast-iron skillet is the ideal option to get those edges nice and crisp. But if you don’t have one, no worries. This skillet cookie can be baked in an 8-inch cake pan without too much sacrifice.

Recipe Variations

Mini skillet cookies:  Use a smaller, oven-safe pan or ramekins to make mini skillet cookies.  Just remember to reduce the baking time.
Chip options: Substitute white chocolate or butterscotch chips or mix milk chocolate, semi-sweet, and dark chocolate chips for utter richness.
Add nuts: Adding chopped peanuts, walnuts or pecans is a great way to add more texture.
Other add-in: Toffee pieces, M&M’s, mini peanut butter cups, Kit Kats, Rolos, and peanut butter. Absolutely anything works.

So if you’re looking for a little afternoon treat or perhaps a simple family-friendly dessert for Super Bowl Sunday, look no further, I’ve got you covered with this one and you may thank me later.

sprinkle skillet cookie

About the Author

Andrea Potischman

I am a professionally trained NYC chef turned CA mom and food blogger. I post about real food, with doable ingredient lists that are family friendly.

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