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Valentine’s Day Cookie Skillet

This Valentine’s Day Cookie Skillet is a soft and gooey peanut butter cookie filled with chocolate chips and milk chocolate caramel hearts! This peanut butter chocolate caramel cookie skillet is the perfect Valentine’s Day dessert to share!

If you love this recipe, check out my Valentine’s Day Peanut Butter Blossoms or my Chocolate Heart Thumbprint Cookies!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Caramel Cookie Skillet, valentine’s day cookie skillet

Why You'll Love This Recipe

This soft and gooey peanut butter cookie is filled with dark chocolate chips for that classic chocolate and peanut butter combo that everyone loves so much! Then, I top it with Lake Champlain Organic Milk Chocolate Caramel Hearts that are filled with caramel when broken open. I top this with a scoop of Cosmic Bliss Peanut Butter Bliss Ice Cream, that uses grassfed dairy. This is the perfect Valentine’s Day Cookie Skillet to share with your family!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Caramel Cookie Skillet, valentine’s day cookie skillet

How to Make a Valentine’s Day Cookie Skillet

Step 1

Preheat your oven to 300°F. I like to soft bake cookie skillets, so I bake them a lot lower than traditional cookies.

Step 2

In the bowl of a stand mixer add the butter, cane sugar, light brown sugar, and vanilla extract. Cream until there are no chunks of butter. Then the peanut butter and eggs get added in, and mix just for a few rotations. You don’t want to overmix peanut butter whenever you are using an organic/natural peanut butter that naturally separates, as it can separate in your dough if it is overmixed.

Step 3

Next, add in the flour, baking soda, and salt and mix to combined. And, then add in the chocolate chips and mix together to combine.

Step 4

I use a 10-inch skillet for this recipe. I press the cookie dough into the skillet evenly, and then I add the chocolate hearts right on top where I want them. Don’t press them in so much as the cookie will rise, so if you press them in too much, the cookie dough could end up covering some of the hearts!

Step 5

Bake the cookie for 45 minutes or until it’s golden brown and done in the center. If you like really doughy cookies, then feel free to bake a few minutes less!

Step 6

I like to top this with a scoop of ice cream and just dig in with spoons!

Peanut Butter Chocolate Caramel Cookie Skillet, valentine’s day cookie skillet

Ingredients for Valentine’s Day Cookie Skillet

Organic Valley Salted Butter

Costco Kirkland Organic Cane Sugar

Homemade Light Brown Sugar

Simply Organic Vanilla Extract

Organic Valley Large Eggs

Costco Kirkland Organic Peanut Butter

Cairnspring Mills Organic All Purpose Flour

Nuts.com Organic Dark Chocolate Chips

Lake Champlain Organic Milk Chocolate Caramel Hearts

Peanut Butter Chocolate Caramel Cookie Skillet, valentine’s day cookie skillet

Why organic?

Why use organic ingredients in this recipe? You all know I’m a huge organic advocate, and I bet you may be thinking sometimes, Why would I even bother to use organic ingredients in something that is so sweet and indulgent? But, that is the exact reason why you should use organic ingredients! Sweet things need to have flavor in order to be good, otherwise they are just sweet and they don’t taste like much else. Organic ingredients are more pure than conventional ones, therefore they actually have more flavor than the non organic options. Say it with me, organic means more flavor! And not just more flavor but a more true and pure flavor. And organic ingredients are much healthier for you to eat in general as they do not contain GMOs or anything artificial. Plus, you are being environmentally friendly when you choose organic ingredients!

So, I highly recommend that you buy the best organic ingredients for this recipe! You can also shop my Amazon Storefront for all my favorite organic ingredients here. Tip – hover over each ingredient to see the name. And if you want to learn more about organic foods and the difference, read my post here on Food Labels and What They Mean.

Valentine's Day Cookie Skillet

Recipe by MimiDifficulty: Easy
Makes

8

servings

This peanut butter chocolate caramel cookie skillet makes the perfect Valentine’s Day Cookie Skillet! I use caramel milk chocolate hearts inside a soft peanut butter chocolate chip cookie!

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup (113 grams) organic salted butter, softened

  • 113 grams (1/2 cup) organic cane sugar

  • 113 grams (1/2 cup) packed organic light brown sugar

  • 1 1/2 teaspoons organic vanilla extract

  • 2 organic large eggs

  • 113 grams (1/2 cup) organic peanut butter

  • 191 grams (1 1/2 cups) organic all purpose flour

  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt

  • 198 grams (1 cup) organic chocolate chips

  • 12 Lake Champlain Organic Milk Chocolate Caramel Hearts

Directions

  • Preheat the oven to 300°F.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, add the butter, cane sugar, light brown sugar, and vanilla extract. Mix on low until combined and there are no butter chunks.
  • Add the eggs and peanut butter and mix for just 3 to 4 rotations, until the yolks break, do not overmix.
  • Add the flour, baking soda, and sea salt in that order and mix on low until combined. Add the chocolate chips and mix on low until combined.
  • Press the cookie dough into a 10-inch oven safe skillet. Add the chocolate hearts on top, do not press in too much.
  • Bake for 45 minutes or until the edges are golden brown and the center is done.
  • Serve with ice cream!

Recipe Video

Notes

  • If you like a really doughy cookie, you can bake it for a few minutes less!
  • Gluten Free – Replace the all purpose flour with 205 grams (1 1/4 cups plus 1 tablespoon) organic gluten free flour blend.
  • High Altitude – Bake at 300°F for 40 minutes or until golden brown, and the middle is done.

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