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Milk Chocolate Macadamia Nut Skillet Cookie

May 16, 2019

This milk chocolate macadamia nut skillet cookie is the ultimate sweet and salty treat that is meant to be shared. […]

This milk chocolate macadamia nut skillet cookie is the ultimate sweet and salty treat that is meant to be shared. Grab a spoon and dig in!

This post is created in partnership with Le Creuset. As always, all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own. Thank you for supporting the brands that help make Browned Butter Blondie possible. 

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This has been a doozy of a week if there ever was one. Where the to-do lists are long and the days even longer. One of those weeks where you wake up each morning and wonder how on earth you’ll get it all done. And then somehow, you do. Only to get up and do it all over again the very next day. Such is life these days. We are all busier than ever it seems with no sign of slowing down. We’ll dive deeper into that another time. Today is reserved for happy things. Today is about the little things that bring us joy that aren’t listed on our google calendar or penciled in on a post-it note reminder.

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The fact that we can see the weekend from here sparks a whole lotta joy for me and I’m sure for you too. Two free days to do as we please or do nothing at all. More importantly, a day to enjoy a splurge or two and not feel one bit bad about it. Sign me up and count me in for anything in cookie form. I kinda feel like on the weekends, the splurge really has to count. To be worthy. To be so good you can’t stop talking about it on Monday at the office. This Milk Chocolate Macadamia Nut Skillet Cookie is exactly that!

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Let’s talk about a skillet cookie. My kids call it a pazookie which secretly makes me giggle every time they say the word. If you aren’t familiar with a pazookie, it’s basically a ginormous cookie that is served warm and gooey straight from the oven in a cast iron skillet. This is a dessert that is meant to be shared, make no mistake about it. It’s best devoured straight from the skillet so don’t even bother breaking out any extra plates or bowls. That would take all the fun out of the spoon war that’s about to go down.

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This skillet cookie is made with a generous serving of chopped macadamia nuts, milk chocolate and a bit of white chocolate for good measure. It’s the ultimate salty, sweet dessert and all the flavors balance each other nicely. The best of both worlds. The dough itself is a basic chocolate chip cookie dough, nothing fancy and everyone’s favorite. It’ll be gone in the first five minutes. It’s just that good.

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At least three large scoops of ice cream should pretty much be mandatory to top off this ooey gooey goodness. Mmmm, that melty ice cream mixed with the warm cookie dough makes this dessert 100% splurge worthy! This is the kind of dessert that takes a Friday night at home from “meh” to “Ah-Mazing“! I say do yourself a major favor and grab the ingredients for this skillet cookie today so you can bake it up on Friday, curl up on the couch with your honey or the kiddos {or both!}, and dive in. After just twenty minutes in the oven your house will smell like heaven and the fact that no one has to wait too long to dig in to this crazy delicious dessert sparks all kinds of joy.

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You know what else sparks joy? This Le Creuset cast iron skillet in their new Berry.  I mean, how gorgeous is that pink? It’s the prettiest summertime hue and that ombre detail is everything. Le Creuset really knows a thing or two about color and this newly released Berry just might be my favorite of them all. I just love how fresh and colorful it is and I cannot say enough good things about Le Creuset’s line of enameled cast iron. Their pieces are timeless and will last forever. Stylish and practical?? I’m here for this!

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I sure hope you’re here for this Milk Chocolate Macadamia Nut Skillet Cookie. You just have to make this giant cookie and share it with anyone old enough to hold a spoon. If you make this skillet cookie, or any other recipe form the blog, be sure to tag @brownedbutterblondie on Instagram. I love to see what you’re baking in your kitchen! And be sure to follow along on Pinterest for all the latest recipe details straight from the blog.

Happy Baking!

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Milk Chocolate Macadamia Nut Skillet Cookie

  • Author: Browned Butter Blondie
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 1 1x
  • Category: Dessert

Description

This milk chocolate macadamia nut skillet cookie is the ultimate sweet and salty treat that is meant to be shared. Grab a spoon and dig in!


Ingredients

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  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 3/4 cups light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs, room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp kosher salt
  • 1 cup chopped milk chocolate
  • 1 cup chopped macadamia nuts
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
  • Ice cream for topping

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Lightly grease bottom and sides of a 10 inch cast iron skillet
  3. In the bowl of a stand mixer, mix butter, brown sugar and granulated sugar on medium high speed until well combined, about one minute
  4. Add eggs, one at a time until incorporated
  5. Add vanilla
  6. In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda and salt. Whisk to mix.
  7. With mixer on low speed, slowly add flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix until a few streaks of flour still remain. Do not over mix
  8. Remove bowl from mixer and add nuts and chocolate. Stir to combine
  9. Spoon dough into the prepared skillet, using hands or a spatula to gently press dough down evenly in skillet
  10. Bake for 20 minutes or until top is golden brown and center is just barely set
  11. Remove from oven and allow to cool 10 minutes before serving
  12. Top with ice cream and more chopped chocolate if desired

 

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