A chocolate chip cookie skillet with three scoops of vanilla ice cream on top, strawberries and hot fudge
This Skillet Cookie, also known as Pizookie - is chewy with golden crispy edges, a soft center and loaded with chocolate chips! This easy to make chocolate chip cookie bakes in a single skillet and can be served warm right from the oven!
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  1. The BEST EVER Pizookie Skillet Recipe
  2. What is a Pizookie?
  3. Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie, Pizookie or Cookie in a Skillet - it's all the same.... delicious!
  4. Equipment Needed To Make This Cookie in a Skillet
  5. Pizookie Ingredients
  6. How To Make a Skillet Cookie
  7. Tips and Notes
  8. More Great Pizookie Cookie Ideas
  9. Pizookie - Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie Recipe

This Skillet Cookie, also known as a Pizookie – is chewy with golden crispy edges, a soft center and loaded with chocolate chips! This easy to make chocolate chip cookie bakes in a single skillet and can be served warm right from the oven!

We love chocolate chip cookies and there are so many ways to enjoy them! We love making them into chocolate chip cookie bars and stuffing them with caramel and peanut butter cups.

Skillet Cookie topped with ice cream and chocolate sauce.

The BEST EVER Pizookie Skillet Recipe

This Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie is the perfect treat to serve at your next party or anytime you have chocolate cravings! (That’s pretty much every night for me).

To take things to the next level of deliciousness, top the warm cookie with creamy ice cream and enjoy the most heavenly dessert ever!

A slice of skillet cookie on a white plate.

What is a Pizookie?

A Pizookie is a mash-up of a pizza and a cookie! BJ’s Pizza and Brewery created this amazing dessert pizza in a skillet. is a cookie, shaped like a pizza, baked in a skillet and served warm straight out of the oven!

Top it with ice cream, whipped cream, chocolate sauce and fresh berries, slice it like a pizza and enjoy gooey chocolate chip cookie heaven! comes out of the over hot and is topped with vanilla ice cream

We are excited to create this delicious copycat BJ’s Pizookie recipe so that you can enjoy it whenever you choose in the comfort of your own home! Grab your spoon and dig in! 

Pizza meets chocolate chip cookie = delicious.

Our Pizookie recipe, although made from scratch, is simple and easy to make. Instead of forming individual cookies, press the cookie dough into a cast iron skillet and bake. The result is one giant, melt in your mouth, thick and decadent cookie chock full of gooey chocolate. 

Chocolate chip cookie skillet with three scoops of vanilla ice cream and strawberries on top drizzled with hot fudge

Hi, everyone! It’s Kathy from Lemon Blossoms. I’m so excited to share with you this amazing and simple recipe sure to become your next favorite pizza cookie, or pizookie, or skillet cookie! No matter how you want to call it, I promise this is the best chocolate chip cookie!

Skillet Cookie topped with ice cream.

  • An electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment or a handheld mixer.
  • A 10-inch cast iron skillet or an oven-safe skillet. You can also use a 9-inch skillet or a 12-inch skillet however, baking times will need to be adjusted. In a 12-inch skillet, the dough will be spread thinner than in a smaller skillet so less baking time will be required. In a 9-inch skillet, the baking time will be a bit longer than instructed in the recipe below. 

Pizookie Ingredients

  • Unsalted Butter
  • Granulated Sugar
  • Brown Sugar
  • Eggs
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Espresso Powder
  • All-Purpose Flour
  • Cornstarch
  • Baking Soda
  • Salt
  • Semi-sweet chocolate chips

Ingredients to make chocolate chip skillet cookie.

  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit and coat a 10-inch cast iron skillet or an oven-safe skillet with cooking spray.
  • In an electric mixer, beat the butter until creamy. Add the sugars and beat until light and fluffy. 
  • On low speed, add the eggs, vanilla extract and espresso powder. Beat until well combined. 
  • In a medium bowl, mix the flour, cornstarch, baking soda and salt.
  • Slowly add the flour mixture to the butter/sugar mixture.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips and mix until the chocolate chips are evenly disbursed. The cookie dough will be thick!
  • Using a rubber spatula or a wooden spoon, spread the cookie dough evenly into the prepared skillet.
  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until just set in the center and lightly golden brown on the top. 
  • Remove the skillet from the oven and let it cool slightly. 
  • Serve as is or with your favorite toppings!

Note: This is also a great regular chocolate chip cookie recipe too!

 

Tips and Notes

  • If you don’t have espresso powder, you can skip it!
  • You can also use milk chocolate chips,  dark chocolate chips or even chocolate chunks. We also love M&M’s, Reese’s Pieces, Heath Bar, macadamia nuts and pretty much any other candy or nuts.
  • If you only have salted butter, use it and only add 1/4 teaspoon of salt.
  • You can make the dough ahead of time and refrigerate it or freeze it for later use. (this is great if you want to make mini skillets as a great party dessert! These are always a huge hit! 
  • Did you know that espresso powder has less caffeine than regular coffee? If you worry about the caffeine from the espresso powder in this recipe, know that you are using only 1 teaspoon of espresso powder for a giant cookie that serves 8 (or more). Espresso brings out the chocolate flavor in any chocolate dessert.

Pizookie Chocolate chip cookie skillet

Want to shake things up? Try some of these great Pizookie flavors or add-ins:

  • Peanut Butter Cookie Pizookie
  • Double Chocolate Chip Pizookie
  • Snickerdoodle Pizookie
  • Use a different ice cream on top like Chocolate Chip, Cookie Dough, Chocolate, Banana, Peanut Butter, Salted Caramel  or Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
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A chocolate chip cookie skillet with three scoops of vanilla ice cream on top, strawberries and hot fudge

Pizookie - Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

Author — Kathy McDaniel
Serves — 8
This Skillet Cookie, also known as Pizookie - is chewy with golden crispy edges, a soft center and loaded with chocolate chips! This easy to make chocolate chip cookie bakes in a single skillet and can be served warm right from the oven!
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 50 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 teaspoon espresso powder
  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ cup semi sweet chocolate chips (one 12-ounces bag)

Optional Ingredients

  • Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Whipped Cream
  • Chocolate Sauce
  • Fresh Strawberries

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit. Coat a 10-inch cast iron skillet or an oven-safe skillet with cooking spray.
  • In an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment (see notes), beat the butter on medium-high speed for 1 minute or until creamy. Add the granulated sugar and brown sugar and beat for about 2 minutes or until light and fluffy. Scrape down the bowl with a rubber spatula.
  • On low speed, add the eggs, vanilla extract and espresso powder. Beat until well combined. Scrape down the bowl again with a rubber spatula.
  • Meanwhile, mix the flour, cornstarch, baking soda and salt in a medium bowl. With the mixer on low, slowly add the flour mixture to the butter/sugar mixture. Don’t over beat! With a rubber spatula or wooden spoon, stir in the chocolate chips and mix until the chocolate chips are evenly disbursed.
  • Using a rubber spatula or a wooden spoon, spread the cookie dough evenly into the prepared skillet.
  • Bake for 30 to 35 minutes or until just set in the center and lightly golden brown on the top.
  • Remove the skillet from the oven and let it cool slightly for about 10 minutes before serving. Top with ice cream and other toppings, if desired.

Jenn's Notes

You can use a handheld mixer and a large bowl to make the cookie dough.
The dough will be thick.

Nutrition Info

Calories: 712kcal | Carbohydrates: 87g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 22g | Cholesterol: 103mg | Sodium: 312mg | Potassium: 296mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 51g | Vitamin A: 785IU | Calcium: 63mg | Iron: 4.3mg
Jennifer Fishkind

About Jenn

Jenn is a mom to three beautiful boys, wife to an amazing husband, social influencer and blogger. I love all things easy recipes, easy crafts, all things hacks, traveling EVERYWHERE and feeding my Pinterest addiction!

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