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Skillet Cookie!

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Yes, that exclamation point above is needed.

This cookie is amazing and crazy easy. Yay for easy, right?

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In fact, the only real problem with this cookie is that it will be rapidly consumed. See that thumbs up? It’s for real.

Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
3/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon cinnamon
1 1/2 cups (about 9 ounces) semisweet-chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt; set aside. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream butter and sugars until mixture is light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Add egg; mix until fully incorporated. Add flour mixture, and beat until just combined.
Stir in chocolate chips.
Transfer dough to a 10-inch ovenproof skillet, and press to flatten, covering bottom of pan. Bake until edges are brown and top is golden, 40 to 45 minutes. (Watch it — mine takes much less time but I think my oven is kind of an overachiever. I haven’t had this oven long so I’m still trying to figure it out. ) Don’t overbake; it will continue to cook a few minutes out of the oven. Transfer to a wire rack to cool, 15 to 20 minutes.

Cut into wedges and serve with ice cream and caramel sauce, if you want to be fancy.

It’s yummy, y’all! Happy Friday!

6 Comments

  1. This cookie is legit. I love ’em. I even loved that one we wrapped up in tinfoil, lost, and then found 5 days later – it was still amazing.

  2. I’m having daffodil envy! This is the first winter of my life that I’m ready to end! I guess because I thought I’d be in Alabama right now? My heart knows there should be flowers blooming even if my head knows there are inches of snow still ahead! Lucky for me I work in a flower shop- so I’m covered, more or less 🙂

    And I won’t have to have cookie envy for long- chocolate chips are on my list! Thanks for the recipe!

    And by the way, it’s really good to hear from you! I have missed your posts!

  3. You didn’t quit blogging after all, and you returned with a recipe no less! I still come for your recipes, often. (I’ve made your chipotle lime dressing and red beans recently!)

    This is going to be the first recipe that I help my 8 year old learn! It seems perfect for a learn-to-bake situation!

    And I love reading about your Mardi Gras music. It’s a big part of our life now that we live on the coast (in Mobile.) Schools were out all of last week and most employers take off Mon-Wed. It’s a fun time of year!

    Again, so glad you’re back, and thanks for the recipe!

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