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Pizookie

How to make a restaurant-style chocolate chip pizookie at home. This ooey gooey cookie pizookie recipe will have you begging for seconds!

Today is National Chocolate Chip Day and I couldn’t let this important holiday go by unrecognized! I mean….what gets us through the 3:30 homework rush better than chocolate?

If I could choose my absolute hands-down favorite dessert of all time, this IS it.

A restaurant here in the Valley of the Sun called Oregano’s is famous for their chocolate chip pizookie. A pizookie or skillet pizza cookie is basically a cookie shaped like a pizza eaten straight out of the oven.  Since I can’t go to Oregano’s every time I have a craving for this perfect dessert, I had to figure out how to make it at home. There’s also the famous BJ’s pizookie. This the perfect BJ’s pizookie recipe.

Who else loves the combination of a warm chocolate chip cookie + vanilla ice cream? It’s beyond heavenly. I have tried countless of chocolate chip cookie recipes (trust me on this one) and this one makes the BEST chocolate chip skillet pizookie.

Lady's Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie Pizookie by Modern Honey - www.modernhoney.com

Lady’s Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie is a warm, ooey, gooey chocolate chip cookie topped with vanilla bean ice cream. It all starts with browning the butter in a cast iron skillet and adding both white and brown sugar, then stirring until nice and smooth.  It will look like smooth caramel and smells like homemade toffee.

Let it chill and then add fresh eggs, vanilla, flour, baking soda, salt, and milk chocolate chunks, and semi-sweet chocolate chips. Bake it in the oven and pull it out just a tad bit underbaked and top with vanilla bean ice cream. Have your spoon ready because you will want to dig in while it’s still warm!

Lady's Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie Pizookie by Modern Honey - www.modernhoney.com

How to make a Chocolate Chip Pizookie:

1. A cast iron skillet works brilliantly with this recipe and only costs about $10-$20. If you don’t have a cast iron skillet, you can substitute an oven safe skillet instead. Here are two options for cast iron skillets — Lodge Brand and Utopia Kitchen Brand.

2. After the butter is melted, add the sugars and take your time to stir it well to get it nice and smooth. It should have a golden gloss to it and look like melted caramel. This is my favorite wooden spoon to use in this recipe.

3. After adding sugars, chill in refrigerator (place pan on oven mit) for at least 10-15 minutes BEFORE adding eggs. The eggs will scramble if they are added while it’s too hot so get it close to room temperature.

4.  Using a mixture of milk and semi-sweet chocolates are a perfect pairing but feel free to use your favorite type of chocolate. White chocolate macadamia is a fantastic option as well.

5. The baking time will depend on the depth of your skillet. If you are using a 10 inch skillet, it will cook slightly longer than if you are using a 12 inch skillet.  You want to watch for the sides to become golden brown and start to get slightly crispy. The center will remain slightly gooey because that’s what makes a chocolate chip skillet cookie pizookie so dang good.

Watch this video to see how EASY it is to make a chocolate chip skillet cookie at home:

It’s makes such an easy cleanup since everything is done in one skillet! A perfect chocolate chip cookie sundae dessert that will make everyone happy and coming back for seconds. Find this skillet cookie recipe below!

Lady's Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie Pizookie by Modern Honey - www.modernhoney.com

Chocolate Chip Pizookie Recipe. Homemade BJ's pizookie copycat recipe. Warm ooey gooey chocolate chip cookie topped with vanilla ice cream. www.modernhoney.com #pizookie #chocolatechippizookie #chocolatechipskilletcookie

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Lady's Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

By: Melissa Stadler, Modern Honey
Lady's Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie is a warm, ooey, gooey chocolate chip cookie topped with vanilla bean ice cream.
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 26 minutes
Total Time: 46 minutes
Servings: 6

Ingredients  

  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1 cup Brown Sugar
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 teaspoon Vanilla
  • 2 cups + 2 Tablespoons Flour
  • 1 teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • 3/4 cup Milk Chocolate Chunks
  • 3/4 cup Semi-sweet Chocolate Chips
  • Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Instructions 

  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • In a 10 or 12 inch cast iron skillet, melt butter over medium heat stirring often, until it starts to bubble and is completely melted. Turn heat to low and add sugar and brown sugar, stirring well. Keep stirring until smooth and glossy.
  • Chill for 10-15 minutes (you don't want to add the eggs now or you will have scrambled eggs).
  • Remove from refrigerator or freezer and add eggs and vanilla and stir well.
  • Stir in flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • Mix in chocolate and stir to combine. *check to see if dough is at room temperature before adding chocolate to prevent melting.
  • Bake at 325 degrees for 26 - 33 or until the edges are lightly golden brown. *The inside will still be slightly gooey and that's the way it's meant to be. If the edges get too brown, Place some foil over edges. The smaller the pan, the thicker the dough which means a longer cooking time.
  • Top with vanilla bean ice cream and eat warm.

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

Additional Info

Course: Dessert
Servings: 6
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Hi, I'm Melissa Stadler!

I am an Award-Winning Recipe Creator. Cover of Food Network Magazine. Two-Time Pillsbury Bake-Off Finalist. I am passionate about sharing the best recipes so you have success in the kitchen!

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140 Comments

  1. 5 stars
    Hosting a girls night this month and I’ve been searching for the perfect treat… this is IT! Incredibly soft, sweet, and all around delicious. I am so excited to now make it for the girls night!

  2. 5 stars
    This cookie recipe is soooooo good! I saved prep time and made the dough in a lighter pan with sides and then baked about 38 minutes! The flavor is so good, thank you!!

  3. 5 stars
    Amazing pizookie recipe that tastes even better than the ones you get at restaurants!!! This is definitely a staple cookie recipe at my house. 🙂

  4. 5 stars
    I LOVE this recipe and blame it for my 5 lb. weight gain! I remember when we used to love ordering this at one of our favorite restaurants. Now I can make one that is even better right in my home. Thank you Modern Honey! Perfect combo of cookie and ice cream in the same bite.

  5. 5 stars
    Made this for my wife’s birthday and it was amazing. My only criticism would be to absolutely not take warm/hot cast iron and put it in a freezer/fridge. Numerous cast iron manufacturers and blogs warn against this. The sudden temperature change can result in your cast iron cracking. Recipe was fantastic and will definitely make again.