When you see ‘BEST EVER’…do you trust that person or establishment who said it? It’s kind of like the scene in Elf when he runs into the shitty cafe and screams ‘CONGRATULATIONS’ because they had a sign that said the world’s best cup of coffee. We all know that cup of coffee was shit. But to someone, maybe just someone, it might be the best cup of coffee of all time. To me, this is the best chocolate chip skillet cookie EVER. Have I had anyone else’s skillet cookie? No. And I don’t want it. This was exactly what I had dreamed it up to be in my head and I will stick by my statement of BEST EVER.

PaleOMG The Best Ever Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

PaleOMG The Best Ever Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

The difference between this skillet cookie and a pizookie (pizza cookie) is that it doesn’t have to be baked. No need, my friend. It can all be made in a skillet and cooked on the stovetop! It’s so stupid easy. It’s honestly easier than actually cookies. No stand or hand mixer, no cookie scoop, no rounding out the cookies. No. That’s a waste of your limited time. This giant cookie is made in 30 minutes total and it could not be tastier. And you can make it your own! Add some colored candies or peppermint bark for the holidays, place a ton of topping options on the table and let your kids decide what they want to top it with, or simply top it with some ice cream. Because duh.

PaleOMG The Best Ever Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

When I was in college, I was dating a guy that bought me an entire pizookie from the store. Remember those? Those giant ones that you would buy for a big celebration, like a birthday party with 20+ people. Well, he bought me my own. Like when Patrick bought David one for their 4 month anniversary. The only thing is…we weren’t dating. We were LUVAS. Maybe I need another LUVA because then I would have pizookies on a more regular basis. I think that may have been my last one because I ate the entire thing then couldn’t stand to look at sugar for like, an entire day. Big moment for me. I really wish I would have had my oxy-powder back then. It would have really come in handy in my pizookie LUVA days. Anyways, I appreciate you taking the time read about my college escapades and now I hope that you visual that as you consume this skillet cookie. You’re welcome.

PaleOMG The Best Ever Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

PaleOMG The Best Ever Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

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The Best Ever Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie

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  • Author: juli
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 20 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 8 slices 1x


  • 1 stick (8 tablespoons) salted grassfed butter
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups gluten free baking flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1/2 cup chocolate chips
  • 1/3 chocolate bar, roughly chopped
  • flake salt, for topping


  1. Place an 8 inch nonstick skillet over low heat. Add butter and melt completely. Add the brown sugar and mix to combine, until the sugar completely melts.
  2. In a bowl, mix together the baking flour, baking soda and powder, and salt. Add to the pan and mix with the sugar and butter mixture until combined.
  3. In that same bowl, whisk together egg, vanilla and almond extracts. Make sure the heat is on LOW or you’ll have scrambled eggs. Pour directly into the pan and mix until mixture looks like cookie dough. Spread out flat with a spatula.
  4. Sprinkle chocolate chips and chunks on top and press lightly into the cookie dough.
  5. Cook on low for 20 minutes.
  6. Sprinkle with flake salt and let rest for 10 minutes before slicing and then serve up. Performs best with ice cream on top. Obviously.

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  1. Christina says:

    Great taste- love the almond extract & will be adding it to many chocolate chip recipes- but terrible texture. Love Bobs but not for a cookie cake- too dry, grainy, and puffy. Like the above commenter said, you need different paleo/grain-free flours and starches to get the chew and crunch factor precise. Please do this again (and bake it instead!) as a re-post because indeed the flavor is perfect! Dreaming of a funfetti one too!!

  2. Gigi says:

    Ok, look, this is too delicious and amazing to say you just can’t because you have no idea how to do the ‘low and slow’ stovetop technique- I NAILED this and devoured it baking it, so here ya go-

    350’ F pre-heat
    Essential that you DO NOT mix the wet ingredients more than a gentle swirl or three with a spoon before adding dry ingredients slowly. You WILL NOT need the full amount of flour if baking this instead- only add in gradually until your batter looks like a glossy, jelly-like glob rather than a dough, then press the chocolate into the top once in your round baking dish. Do NOT over-mix any part of putting this together! Bake ONLY 10 minutes, 12 max- DO NOT even let the edges set fully because they will be fluffy and dry rather than chewy once fully cooled. Remove from oven and let set as directed by my favorite blogger in the world, Juli😘
    Tastes even better the next day and I ADORE the almond extract which makes this beautiful, addictive thing POP!!
    DO enjoy and…you’re welcome🥰🥰