Cast Iron Chocolate Chip Cookies

cast iron chocolate chip cookies

Cast Iron Chocolate Chip Cookies


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • Cooking spray or butter for greasing the skillet
  • Knotty Wood 100% Almond pellets



  1. Preheat your pellet grill to 350°F using Knotty Wood Almond pellets for a milder smoke flavor on the cookies. :
  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, and salt.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until well combined.
  6. Fold in the chocolate chips until evenly distributed throughout the dough.
  7. Lightly grease a cast iron skillet with cooking spray or butter to prevent the cookies from sticking.
  8. Pour all the dough into the greased cast iron skillet and spread out evenly throughout the pan.
  9. Once your pellet grill has reached 350°F, place the skillet of cookie dough onto the grill grate.
  10. Close the lid and let the cookies smoke for about 30-40 minutes, or until they are golden brown around the edges and set in the center. Keep an eye on them to prevent them from burning.
  11. Allow the cookies to cool in the skillet for a few minutes before serving.
  12. Top with vanilla ice cream and enjoy!


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