Salty Honey Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie
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Prep time 30mins
Cook time 1hr
Serves or Makes: 10

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Honey Cream Cheese Filling:


  • 6 ounces cream cheese, cold and cubed
  • 1/3 cup wildflower honey
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste

Peanut Butter Dough:


  • 2 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/2 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/3 cup wildflower honey
  • 1 cup firmly packed light brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups creamy peanut butter
  • 2 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Flakey sea salt, for garnish
  • Crushed honey roasted peanuts, for garnish
  • Vanilla bean ice cream, for serving

Honey Peanut Butter Sauce:


To make the cream cheese filling:


  • Step 1

    Combine cream cheese, honey, and flour mix until smooth.

  • Step 2

    Stir in salt and vanilla bean paste.

  • Step 3

    Draw an 9” circle on parchment. Evenly spoon or pipe cream cheese filling into circle. Place in freezer while making cookie dough.

  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 350F.

  • Step 2

    Whisk together flour, baking powder, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon. Set aside.

  • Step 3

    Cream together butter, honey, light brown sugar, and peanut butter until smooth. Scraping down sides frequently.

  • Step 4

    Add eggs, followed by vanilla.

  • Step 5

    With mixer running on low, in a steady stream add flour mixture.

  • Step 6

    Spread half of the dough onto the bottom of a lightly greased 10 inch cast-iron skillet.

  • Step 7

    Place frozen cream cheese disk over top. Top with remaining cookie dough. Smooth out evenly.

  • Step 8

    Lightly sprinkle top with flakey sea salt.

  • Step 9

    Place in center rack of oven. Bake for 40 mins. Rotate and bake another 20.

  • Step 10

    Remove from oven and let cool 10 minutes.

To make the peanut butter honey sauce:

  • Step 1

    In a small pot, combine peanut butter, honey, salt, and coconut oil. Once completely melted and smooth remove from heat and stir in vanilla.

  • Step 2

    Top warm cookie with ice cream, peanuts, and peanut butter sauce. Serve immediately.