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Salted Caramel Skillet Cookie

Salted Caramel Skillet Cookie is much like a Pizookie. A giant, thick & chewy chocolate chip cookie baked in an iron skillet with salted caramel.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 40 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Author Gina Kleinworth


  • 1 cup butter - room temperature
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 tbsp milk
  • 21/2 cups all-purpose flour spooned & leveled- not scooped
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon table salt
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 20 caramel squares
  • 1 chocolate candy bar - broken in pieces
  • 2 tsp coarse sea salt


  • Preheat oven to 325°F
  • Lightly grease oven-safe, 10" cast iron skillet (you must use an oven safe skillet)
  • In mixer bowl with paddle attachment, beat the butter smooth and creamy
  • Add granulated sugar & brown sugar and beat on medium-high until light & fluffy
  • Beat in eggs, vanilla & milk on high speed until well mixed
  • Scrape down the sides and bottom of the bowl as needed if not using a scraper paddle attachment
  • Add flour, cornstarch, baking soda and table salt on low speed until combined
  • Add the chocolate chips & mix on low
  • Transfer 1/2 the cookie dough into prepared skillet & press down into an even layer
  • Add 1/2 the chocolate bar, caramel pieces & sea salt
  • Top with remaining dough, pressing down again & then with remaining chocolate candy bar, caramel & salt
  • Bake for 27-30 minutes or until browned on the sides and lightly brown on top
  • If you like it a little more cooked through, bake for 35-40 minutes.
  • Allow the cookie to cool slightly in the pan on a wire rack before serving