Cast iron skillet recipes have come a *long* way since they were a staple on your grandparents’ dinner table. Now (thanks to Pinterest), you can make everything from skillet dip recipes to full one-pot skillet meals and beyond. What’s beyond that, you ask? Two words: skillet cookies. That’s right — those gooey, indulgent sweet treats you share for dessert at a restaurant are super easy to make at home. Here are 20 classic cookie recipes that have been adapted to bake in a cast iron skillet and are perfect for all your cold-weather baking needs.


1. Apple Butterscotch Skillet Cookie: You’ll need a great dessert after a hard day of fall apple picking. Put your new finds to good use and make this apple butterscotch cookie with a warm hot toddy. (via Lemons for Lulu)


2. Chocolate Chip Cookie Marbled Skillet Brownie: Can’t decide between chocolate chip cookies and brownies? No worries! Get the best of both worlds with this skillet cookie that marbles the two together. (via Cafe Delites)


3. Chocolate Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie: There aren’t many problems that a chocolate peanut butter cookie can’t solve. Drizzle the top with PB and chocolate sauce for a little extra comfort. (via Gimme Some Oven)


4. Double Chocolate Chip Cookie Skillet: Death by chocolate seems like a pretty sweet way to go, TBH. If you’re a chocoholic that dares to test your limits, this one’s for you. (via Bake With Christina)


5. Healthy Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie: Sometimes we need something a little sweet that doesn’t come with a ton of calories. The solution to that is this skillet cookie that’s flourless, gluten-free, dairy-free and made with good-for-you chickpeas. (via Well Plated by Erin)


6. Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Skillet: Browned butter gives this ordinary skillet cookie *extraordinary* flavor. It’s luscious, nutty and best eaten warm from the oven à la mode. (via Damn Delicious)


7. Kit Kat Skillet Cookies: Why stick to chocolate chips, when you have candy bars at your disposal? Kit Kats add a crispy wafer crunch to the cookie that you can get with chocolate only. (via Miss in the Kitchen)


8. M&M’S Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie: Lucky for you, there’s no shortage of candy in stores during the fall (thanks, Halloween!). Throw some extra M&M’S in your cookie dough and make the best skillet cookie around. (via Sally’s Baking Addiction)


9. Nutella Stuffed Deep Dish Skillet Cookie: Did someone say Nutella? Nothing gets our sweet tooth aching quite like a mention of the chocolate-hazelnut spread. Lucky for you, this skillet cookie isn’t shy about it. (via Cafe Delites)


10. Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie With Salted Caramel: In true oatmeal cookie fashion, this larger skillet version is chewy in the middle and crisp on the outside. Enjoy with a generous pour of homemade salted caramel on top to seal the deal. (via Jessica N Wood)


11. Paleo Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie: If gluten-free and refined sugar-free sound boring to you, think again. This skillet cookie may be a healthier alternative to the classic, but it’s definitely not lacking in flavor. (via Bakerita)


12. Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie: Peanut butter cookies hold a soft spot in many foodie hearts. If that’s the case for you and bae, then this skillet recipe would be perfect for date night. (via A Night Owl Blog)


13. Red Velvet Skillet Cookie: Be sure to bookmark this red velvet cookie for when Valentine’s Day rolls around. You could even add some green tree sprinkles and it would be great for a Christmas dinner dessert. (via Creme De La Crumb)


14. Secret Ingredient Peanut Butter Stuffed Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie: Spoiler alert: The “secret” ingredient is white miso paste. It adds a bit of saltiness that perfectly balances all the rich chocolate. Don’t be afraid to try it! (via Half Baked Harvest)


15. Mini Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookies: You need to invest in mini cast iron skillets just to make these adorable cookies. They’re the perfect size to be served à la mode. (via Love and Olive Oil)


16. Salted Caramel Filled Dark Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookie: You may think this is just like any chocolate chip skillet cookie from the outside. But once you dig in, you’ll find a molten salted caramel filling that’ll stop you in your tracks. (via Bakerita)


17. S’mores Skillet Cookie Cake: Save the burning embers for the professionals and make this s’mores skillet cookie in the comfort of your kitchen. It’s got everything you need for that traditional flavor, but you can share it with all your favorite people. (via Life Made Simple)


18. Snickerdoodle Skillet Cookie Cake: There’s something about a cinnamon sugar-coated snickerdoodle that tastes like childhood. Spend an afternoon making this cookie cake with the kiddos and create delicious memories at the same time. (via She Wears Many Hats)


19. Skillet Butterscotch Toffee Cookie: This cookie is every caramel, toffee and butterscotch lover’s dream come true. Of course, the ice cream is not optional. (via Tastemade)


20. Triple Chocolate S’mores Pizookie: If you’re going to make a skillet cookie, you may as well go big or go home, right? Dust your finished cookie with graham cracker crumbs and a drizzle of hot fudge and prepare for the salivating to commence. (via A trEATs affair)

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