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'Almond Joy' Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie!

All your (or my) childhood dreams come true! 

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword easy dessert recipe, kid-friendly recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 26 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Author Linda Spiker


  • 1 3/4 cups gluten-free or all-purpose flour I highly recommend Jovial GF Pastry flour, linked above
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened (1 stick) plus 1 Tablespoon for pan prep
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla paste or 1/2 teaspoon extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 3/4 cup shredded coconut
  • 3/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 cup chocolate chips or chunks I like dark, but milk chocolate works too


  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees and place oven rack in center position
  2. Use a paper towel to wipe bottom and sides of skillet with one tablespoon butter, set aside
  3. Place flour, baking soda and sea salt in a bowl, whisk and set aside
  4. Place softened butter and sugars into mixer and mix for two minutes
  5. Add egg and vanilla, mix well
  6. Add dry ingredients and mix until well incorporated
  7. Add almonds and coconut, mix well
  8. Add chocolate, depending on your mixer you may need to mix by hand
  9. Place dough in skillet and press dough evenly into the pan
  10. Bake for 16 minutes or until cookie is slightly golden and center is set
  11. Remove from oven. You can serve warm or cool. Top with ice cream and hot fudge if desired