Monday, January 2, 2012

Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie Experience

Dear hubby bought these adorable little cast iron skillets from WalMart in the Christmas gift section.  They were individually wrapped and came with a cookie mix that tasted terrible!  The skillets are 5 inch diameter by 1/2 inch deep.  They are worth the purchase price of $4.88 each because the best online price I could find for a 5 inch miniature cast iron skillet was $8.95 at

The chocolate chip cookie recipe can be baked in one large skillet and cut like a pie to serve.  Adjust the baking time, depending on size of skillet.  Or just make them as cookies!

Cookie Ingredients

2 sticks of butter
1 egg
1 Tablespoon molasses
1 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups flour
1 bag of chocolate chips

Topping ingredients

Vanilla ice cream
Cool Whip

Optional Topping ingredients

chocolate ice cream syrup
one cherry

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Cream the butter, egg, molasses, vanilla, and sugars.  Add the baking powder, baking soda, salt, flour and mix.  With a spoon or spatula, fold in the chocolate chips.

Spoon the dough into the skillet and pat down flat.  Leave room for the cookie to raise and grow a bit, then bake for about 12 minutes, or until lightly brown.  Do not over bake, because these cookies will continue to bake in the skillet when removed from the oven.

Remove from oven, and place on plate, remember, the handle of the skillet will be hot!  Scoop on vanilla ice cream, then top with your cool whip decorating bag.  Add a cherry, just for fun!

For a step by step detailed instructions, check out my instructable at Ultimate Chocolate Chip Cookie Experience

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