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Easy Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 12


  • 310 g (11oz) plain flour
  • 1 teaspoon sodium bicarbonate baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 200 g (7oz) light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs at room temperature
  • 350 g (12.3oz) smooth peanut butter
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 2 handfuls of smarties or M&Ms


  • Preheat oven to fan assisted, 160C / 180C / 350F gas 4 and lightly oil your skillet.
  • In a large bowl, mix together the flour, sodium bicarbonate and salt and set aside.
  • Using an electric mixer cream the butter and sugar for a couple of mins until nice and smooth. Then add in the eggs and beat for a further min, before adding in the vanilla and peanut butter and continuing mixing till everything is well combined.
  • Tip the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients and continue mixing with the hand mixer until combined before tipping in the smarties.
  • Stop the hand mixer and transfer the cookie dough to the skillet, making sure to spread the dough evenly through the skillet.
  • Bake in the hot oven for approx 35 mins until lightly browned on top and the sides.
  • Let the cookie cool for a few mins in the skillet before serving with some cream, fruits and leftover smarties.


Very slighty adapted from Sally's Baking Addiction.