Soooo, how do you feel about skillet cookies? There’s a pizza place we love when we visit Scottsdale. It’s called Oregano’s, and they make a pizza cookie – a cookie “partially baked” in a pizza pan. Other than that, I’d never seen one, until recently on Pinterest, and now I’m seeing them all over the place. Well, mainly just on Pinterest. But really… All over Pinterest.
The delicious thing about a skillet cookie (besides the fact that it’s an entire batch of cookies baked into one pan and served like slices of pie) is that it’s often “partially baked”. Yup, that wonderful place between raw cookie dough and the softest baked cookie you can imagine. Makes me want to whip up some cookie dough right now.
So I remembered a cookie recipe I love from White on Rice Couple, for granola cookies. These lovelies are full of everything good and healthy – dried fruit, oats, nuts, dark chocolate and peanut butter chips. I love them as cookies, but I have to be honest here – I die for raw dough even more. Yes, I know all about raw eggs, no need to call the food safety police.
Yessiree. As I suspected, they made the perfect skillet cookie. I tucked most of the fruit, nut and chocolate and peanut butter chip filling deep inside the batter, so it was cooked (for anyone who’s afraid of the egg thing) but still gooey inside. This skillet cookie is amazing, and even though it’s made with lots of good for you ingredients, it is of course to be enjoyed in moderation.
If you made a batch of Bourbon Vanilla Extract around the holidays, this would be a really good time to use it. And did I ever tell you about the vanilla salt from Joy the Baker? Oops, I think I forgot. Quickly order some vanilla beans from Amazon, and get cracking on that. You’ll have it to sprinkle on top the next time you make this 🙂
Hopefully you have a nice cast iron skillet for this recipe, but if you don’t you can use a regular oven proof skillet. Or maybe even a pie dish. A cast iron skillet is always a good thing to have though…
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