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Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookie with Salted Caramel

Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookie with Salted Caramel

Photo: Zoë Engongoro; Styling: Emma Crist


6 servings

Start with a delicious warm oatmeal chocolate chunk cookie base and take it over the top with fun toppings like caramel or chocolate syrup, sea salt, and vanilla ice cream.


  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  • 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chunks or chips
  • 1/4 cup jarred salted caramel sauce
  • Top with: chocolate syrup, additional caramel syrup, sea salt, and vanilla ice cream

How to Make It

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

  2. Melt butter in a heated 8-inch cast iron skillet. Whisk in sugars and vanilla. Allow pan to cool about 5 minutes.

  3. Carefully whisk eggs into the sugar mixture.

  4. In a small bowl, combine the flour, baking soda, salt, and oats. Add the dry mixture to the skillet until just combined. Fold in chocolate chips. Drizzle 1/4 cup of the caramel over the dough.

  5. Bake for 15-18 minutes, or until beginning to turn golden on top and around the edges but still soft in the center. Don’t overbake. Remove from the oven and let cool for 5 minutes. 

  6. Drizzle with chocolate syrup and caramel syrup and lightly sprinkle with sea salt. Top with scoops of vanilla ice cream and serve immediately.