Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie is the perfect dessert to make when you want something decadent but easy. Put this in the oven while you are eating dinner, and then serve it warm with ice cream!
Keyword: dark chocolate, decadent dessert, peanut butter, skillet cookie
Author: Sue Ringsdorf
1/2cupunsalted butter- softened to room temperature
1/2cupcreamy peanut butter
2largeeggs- at room temperature
1 1/2cupsall-purpose flour
1cupdark chocolate chips
10miniReese's peanut butter cups- chopped into quarters
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
In a medium bowl, mix flour, cocoa, soda, and salt, and set aside.
In a standing mixer, cream butter and sugars together. Add peanut butter and beat until light and fluffy.
Add eggs and vanilla and mix. Then add flour mixture and mix until just combined. Stir in dark chocolate chips.
Spray cast iron skillet with Pam baking spray, and spread cookie dough evenly in skillet. Bake for 15 - 18 minutes (less for more gooey texture).
Remove pan from oven and immediately spread chopped peanut butter cups over the top of the cookie, pushing down on them slightly to melt into the cookie.
Top with ice cream and serve immediately.
You can make this dough in advance, and store in the refrigerator until ready to press in the skillet.
The dough can also be frozen, for up to three months.
Instead of peanut butter cups, add other candy or nuts to the top of the cookie.