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One-pan dark chocolate chunk skillet cookie. For some reason, I was craving this on Saturday.

one-pan dark chocolate chunk skillet cookie

Nothing else would do. All I wanted was a warm, gooey, chocolate chip cookie, straight out of an iron skillet. With just a little ice cream. I flipped through a cookbook or two, and discovered you could make chocolate chip cookies with melted butter. One recipe (from The Weekend Baker by Abigail Dodge) even had you mix the entire dough in the saucepan where you melted the butter, and then scoop out the cookies from there. As this was a lazy Saturday, and my intent was only to satisfy my craving (not a den of Cub Scouts’ or a mob of preschoolers’), I exercised no financial caution and dumped an entire cup of chopped Valrhona chocolate into the mix.

To make this, since it is such a simple recipe, use the very best ingredients you can. And then run a 5k. Now I know that most of you don’t have an enormous bar of Valrhona chocolate lying around. Chocolate bars by Chocomize – Create your own personalized chocolate from over 100 ingredients. Banana Split Bites. Banana Split Bites ~ A classic ice cream dessert gets mini for some bite size fun.

Banana Split Bites

And yes, there is actually a tiny scoop of ice cream tucked inside and underneath the whip cream of those little darlings. Banana Split Mini Bites For once I made something mini for portion control and not just for the cute factor. My little guy had some friends over the other day and of course with a mom who is a baker, the expectation is dessert will not only be good but it will be fun.

And I was asked, by friend Caroline, not to let her boys eat too much dessert. Keeping all things in mind what I served is what you see here. Here’s what wasn’t a hit and what I learned. Impromptu play dates with four kid’s ages 3-5 year olds after a full work day –not a good idea.Know in advance what other kids will and won’t eat. Luckily, dessert made all things right.

No recipe just a few notes: Use firm bananas and cut into 1 inch sections. Cakespy: Homemade Thin Mints. Jessie Oleson (aka Cakespy) drops by every Monday to share a delicious dessert recipe.

Cakespy: Homemade Thin Mints

—The Mgmt. [Original artwork and photographs: Jessie Oleson] Smug, smug little Girl Scouts. Those sweet-looking sugar-pushers can be found all over around this time of year, lurking outside of drugstores and markets with their addictive little missives of sweet cookies. Oh, they seem so friendly and accommodating now. Crazy Domestic: Melted Snowman Cookies.

I saw a picture of these the other day on and thought it was such a cute idea, I had to try it.

Crazy Domestic: Melted Snowman Cookies

After googleing it, I found a good tutorial on Stacy's Sweet Shop. I modified a few things to make it more simple for me (less homemade more store bought). To see the original Melted Snowman Cookie, and meet the inventor herself, go check out Meaghan (great name) @ The Decorated Cookie! Here's what I used: •1 package Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie Mix•10 large marshmallows•Betty Crocker Cookie Icing (white and orange)•Wilton Decorating Icing Tubes in Black, Red, Green, Blue and Pink***it would have been a lot cheaper if I had just made the icing myself, see Stacy's tutorial for a good recipe)*** Here's what I did: •Mix cookie mix according to directions, or prepare your favorite cut out sugar cookie recipe, then just grab a golf ball sized chunk and squish it down until it's about 1/4-1/2 inch thick.

To have your ideas featured on Crazy Domestic, click HERE. Oatmeal-Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe from Betty Crocker. Molten Lava Chocolate Chip Cookie. Need I say more?

Molten Lava Chocolate Chip Cookie

Just yum! Go make a couple of these! Made a batch of chocolate chip cookie dough. Baked most of them as these: Then I did this: Baked these two guys for 15 minutes, next time I'll only do about 12 minutes. Plenty of chocolaty deliciousness hidden inside. Miniature Danish Cookies. Homemade versions of Girl Scout cookies. I admit it: We’re Thin Mint addicts in our house.

Homemade versions of Girl Scout cookies

I try to limit the number of boxes I buy each season because they aren’t particularly healthy or earth-friendly. But, I have many friends with daughters in the Girl Scouts, and the Thin Mints are just so yummy. My 7-year-old didn’t even realize there was any other flavor of Girl Scout cookies than Thin Mints. When one of my friends asked him what kind of cookies he wanted to buy from his daughter he said, “You know. The Infamous Jacques Torres Chocolate Chip Cookies. Now, I have a chocolate chip cookie recipe that I swear by.

The Infamous Jacques Torres Chocolate Chip Cookies

I love it, I think it is incredible, and I haven’t changed my mind about that. However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that’s why they call him Mr. Chocolate! These are a chocolate chip cookie of another color, that’s for sure. Either way, I made these and everyone that tried them went nuts.