Chocolate Chip skillet Cookie with m&ms
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Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie with M&M’s.

Imagine biting into a warm, gooey chocolate chip cookie, but with a colorful, playful twist. Enter the Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie with M&M’s—a dessert that combines the timeless appeal of classic chocolate chip cookies with the vibrant crunch of M&M’s. Baked to perfection in a cast-iron skillet, this treat offers a crispy, golden-brown edge that contrasts beautifully with its soft, chewy center. Each bite is a burst of chocolatey goodness, with also the crunchy candy-coated M&M’s that add both texture and a pop of color. One would love to share it straight from the skillet, this dessert is perfect for gatherings, celebrations, or any occasion that calls for a fun, indulgent treat. Top it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for an extra layer of decadence, and you have a dessert that is sure to bring smiles to faces young and old alike.

What is a Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie with M&M’s?

A Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie with M&M’s is a large, shareable version of the classic chocolate chip cookie, enhanced with the addition of colorful M&M’s candies. Baked in a cast-iron skillet, this dessert combines the best of both worlds: the rich, gooey texture of a chocolate chip cookie and the crunchy, candy-coated sweetness of M&M’s.

Key Characteristics of Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie with M&Ms:

  1. Texture and Flavor: The skillet cookie has a crispy, golden-brown edge with a soft and chewy center. The chocolate chips melt into the dough, creating a gooey texture, while the M&M’s add a crunchy element and bursts of chocolatey sweetness.
  2. Presentation: Typically baked and served in the skillet, this dessert is visually appealing and perfect for sharing. Its rustic presentation makes it a centerpiece for gatherings and special occasions.
  3. Versatility: This treat can be enjoyed on its own or with a variety of toppings such as vanilla ice cream, whipped cream, or drizzles of caramel or chocolate sauce.
  4. Convenience: The skillet method simplifies the process—no need to scoop individual cookies. Just prepare the dough, spread it in the skillet, and bake.

The combination of classic chocolate chips and vibrant M&M’s not only adds flavor but also a fun, playful touch that makes this dessert a hit with both kids and adults.

Why should you make my chocolate chip skillet cookie with M&M’s?

Delicious Flavor Combination:

  • The mix of classic chocolate chips and colorful M&M’s creates a unique flavor, it has the chewiness from the cookie and the crunch from the M&M. This extra burst of chocolate, makes each bite a delightful surprise.

Easy Preparation:

  • Unlike traditional cookies that require scooping and individual baking, a skillet cookie simplifies the process. You can mix the dough, spread it in the skillet, and bake all at once, saving time and effort.

Perfect for Sharing:

There is great joy in sharing food together and the large, communal nature of a skillet cookie makes it ideal for sharing with family and friends. It creates a warm, inviting atmosphere where everyone can dig in together, making it perfect for gatherings and celebrations.

Visual Appeal:

  • The vibrant colors of M&M’s make the skillet cookie visually appealing and fun. It would be a hit with the kids as it’s a dessert that not only tastes good but also looks great, adding a festive touch to any occasion.

Versatile Serving Options:

  • Enjoy the skillet cookie on its own or elevate it with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, a drizzle of caramel or chocolate sauce, or a dollop of whipped cream. The options are endless, allowing you to customize the dessert to your liking. When you combine the beloved flavors of a classic chocolate chip cookie with the childhood favorite M&M’s, this dessert brings a sense of nostalgia and comfort. It’s a treat that evokes happy memories and brings joy.

Crowd-Pleaser and Pocket Friendly:

  • This dessert is a surefire hit with both kids and adults. Its combination of gooey, chewy cookies and crunchy M&M’s appeals to a wide range of tastes, ensuring that everyone at the table will enjoy it. The best part this skillet cookie is a pocket-friendly recipe that feeds a large crowd. So, when you have a large group to feed make this chocolate chip skillet cookie with M&M’s.

When is our Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie with M&M’s baked?

Knowing when a Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie with M&M’s is perfectly baked can make all the difference between a deliciously gooey treat and an overcooked skillet cookie. Here are some tips to help you to know when your Chocolate Chip Skillet cookie with M&Ms is ready:

  1. Golden Brown Edges: The edges of the skillet cookie should be golden brown and slightly crispy. This indicates that the outer portion is well-cooked.
  2. Set Center: The center of the cookie should be set but still slightly soft. It should not look wet or doughy. A little bit of wobble is okay because the cookie will continue to cook and set as it cools in the skillet.
  3. Toothpick Test: Insert a toothpick into the center of the cookie. If it comes out mostly clean with a few moist crumbs (not wet batter), the cookie is done. Be cautious not to overbake as you want the center to remain gooey.
  4. Color of M&M’s: The M&M’s should appear slightly melted and their colors may look a bit faded but not burnt. This visual cue can help you judge the doneness.
  5. Baking Time: Follow the recipe’s suggested baking time. Oven temperatures can vary, so keep an eye on the cookie as it nears the end of the baking time.

By paying attention to these indicators, you can ensure your Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie with M&M’s is baked to perfection, with a delightful combination of crispy edges and a soft, gooey center.

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Take the flour, wholemeal flour, cornflower,  baking soda, baking powder, salt and whisk it in a bowl. Now measure the butter, both the sugars, and vanilla and cream it well. Then add the eggs and beat well. Mix the chocolate chips and M&MS in the dry mix add the wet mix and stir with a wooden spoon until well mixed. Take an 8-inch cast iron skillet press the cookie dough in it and place the M&M’s on top of the cookie dough. Bake at 175 degrees c for 20 minutes. Be careful not to overbake as they might be dry. Eat it warm.  You can add some vanilla ice cream, and some chocolate fudge sauce to make it even more yum.
    Enjoy

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Hi I am Narsis known as Nari by all my friends I am a food blogger, home baker, food photographer who loves all things sweet. Welcome to my Kitchen, where I whip up everything sweet and indulgent.

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