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The Best Copycat Chili’s Cookie Skillet

This Copycat Chili’s Cookie Skillet is the best dessert! Make this classic delicious dessert right at home with easy ingredients!

My family and I go out to eat A LOT, during the summertime it could be every weekend! One of my favorite parts of the night is when we all grab one dessert and share it between the 5 of us.

This Chili’s Copycat Cookie Skillet is perfect for that. It’s a dessert served warm and with the delicious contrast of the cold vanilla ice cream. You are going to absolutely love this dessert!

If you are looking for something a little different, Chili’s also offers a variety of other desserts, such as the Brownie Bites or the Chocolate Lava Cake. There is sure to be a dessert that will please everyone at your table.

What do you serve this cookie skillet with?

This cookie skillet is best served with a scoop of vanilla ice cream. The warm cookie and the cold ice cream are the perfect combination. You can also top this dessert with whipped cream, chocolate syrup, or anything else you like.

Where can you serve this copycat cookie skillet from chili’s?

This cookie skillet can be served anywhere. It is perfect for a family gathering, a party, or even a casual night in. This dessert is sure to be a hit no matter where you serve it.

What ingredients do you need for this copycat chili’s cookie skillet?

Chili’s Cookie Skillet Ingredients:

unsalted butter, melted
semi sweet chocolate chips
white sugar
vanilla extract
cocoa powder
baking soda
chopped pecans
vanilla ice cream
Extra Chopped Pecans
Chocolate Syrup

What is the best way to store this cookie skillet?

This cookie skillet can be stored in the refrigerator for up to two days. Just make sure to cover it so the ice cream doesn’t melt. When you are ready to serve it, just reheat it in the oven for a few minutes until the cookie is warm and the ice cream is soft.

Can kids help make this fun dessert?

Absolutely! This is a great dessert for kids to help make. They can help measure the ingredients, mix everything together, and even top the cookie with ice cream. Just make sure to supervise them closely so they don’t eat all of the batter before it goes in the oven!

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The Best Copycat Chili's Cookie Skillet
Yield: one skillet

The Best Copycat Chili's Cookie Skillet

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
Additional Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes

This is the best Copycat Chili's Cookie Skillet recipe! Great for dessert and amazing with a scoop of ice cream!


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 cups semi sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 ½ cups white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs
  • ½ cup flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup chopped pecans
  • 1 large scoop of vanilla ice cream
  • Garnish:
  • Extra chopped pecans
  • Chocolate Syrup


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. In a pot or saucepan melted the butter until simmering.
  3. In a bowl filled with the chocolate chips, add the melted butter on top.
  4. Whisk together until the chocolate chips have completely melted and you have a smooth mixture.
  5. Add in the white sugar and vanilla to the chocolate mixture and combine.
  6. In a smaller separate bowl, whisk the eggs together until slightly frothy.
  7. Add the egg mixture to the chocolate mixture and combine, at this point the batter should be shiny
  8. Pour the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder and salt into the batter and fold together.
  9. Add in the chopped pecans and fold until distributed.
  10. Pour the batter into the cast iron skillet, filling a little more than halfway.
  11. Place in the oven and bake for 25-30 minutes.
  12. When out of the oven, let cool for only 5 minutes, then place scoop of ice cream on top.
  13. Garnish with extra pecans and drizzled chocolate syrup.
  14. Enjoy while still warm!


Add 2 teaspoons of espresso powder for a deeper chocolate flavor!

For gluten and dairy free substitute for this skillet:

Substitute equal amounts of flour for gluten free all-purpose flour

Substitute semi-sweet chocolate chips for 12 ounces of chopped dark chocolate bars

Substitute equal amounts of butter for vegan butter

Substitute ice cream for non-dairy ice cream

Use a non-dairy chocolate syrup (the one I used is non-dairy - Hershey’s)

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 669Total Fat 44gSaturated Fat 20gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 22gCholesterol 129mgSodium 280mgCarbohydrates 68gFiber 5gSugar 55gProtein 8g

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