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Spicy Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

This Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Skillet is kicked up a notch when cayenne pepper is added!
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time33 mins
Total Time48 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Spicy Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie
Servings: 6 servings
Author: Amanda Rettke


  • 1 3/4 cups 199g butter, room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups 300g raw sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon 3g salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon 2g cayenne pepper
  • 3 1/2 cups 437g all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs room temperature
  • 1 1/2 cups about 9 ounces chopped chocolate pieces


  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • In mixer fitter with paddle attachment, add in the butter, sugar, salt and cayenne pepper. Mix on high for about 2 minutes, or until creamy.
  • With mixer on lowest setting, add in flour one cup at a time.
  • Add in eggs, one at a time.
  • Mix until just combined then turn off mixer and remove bowl.
  • Add in chocolate chunks and mix by hand until incorporated.
  • Grease 12 inch cast iron skillet and press cookie dough into pan until flat and even.
  • Bake for 28-33 minutes, or until edges are golden brown.
  • Can be served immediately, but be careful!