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This made from scratch Skillet Sugar Cookie Recipe with homemade buttercream frosting is easy and delicious and topped with sprinkles for a festive dessert for any occasion.

Slice of Skillet Sugar Cookie on black plate

Skillet Sugar Cookie With Frosting And Sprinkles

Baking sugar cookies in a skillet takes it to a whole new level of goodness. A little crispy on the edges and soft on the inside.

This would be great to make as an alternative to a birthday cake. You can change it up by decorating with different color frosting and sprinkles.

You can also make it for holidays such as Fourth of July by using red, white and blue frosting or Christmas using red and green frosting. So many options to use with this skillet sugar cookie recipe.

Skillet Sugar Cookie slice topped with pink frosting on black plate

Baking Tips For Skillet Cookie

Make sure you bring the butter to room temperature to soften it before using. This allows for easier creaming with the sugar.

When measuring flour you should spoon it into a dry measuring cup and level off the excess with the smooth edge of butter knife for more accurate measurement.

Watch the bake time closely because you don't want to overbake it. The edges should be golden brown.

Ingredients

  • all-purpose flour
  • baking powder
  • baking soda
  • cornstarch
  • butter, softened
  • granulated sugar
  • egg
  • egg yolk
  • vanilla extract
  • rainbow sprinkles

Buttercream Frosting Ingredients

  • butter, softened
  • powdered sugar
  • vanilla extract
  • milk
Slice of Sugar Cookie Skillet on Black plate topped with sprinkles

How To Make Skillet Sugar Cookie

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. 

Grease the bottom and sides of an iron skillet and set aside.

In a small bowl whisk together the dry ingredients - flour, baking powder, baking soda and cornstarch. Set aside.

Using a mixer beat the butter until creamy then add in the sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Usually about 2 minutes.

Add the egg, egg yolk and vanilla to the sugar and butter mixture and combine fully.

Next add in half of the flour mixture and stir then add in the remaining half of the flour mixture and continue stirring until incorporated. Fold in the sprinkles.

Spread the cookie dough into the prepared skillet and press it into an even layer and smooth the top with a rubber spatula. Add more sprinkles if you want!

Cookie dough in skillet topped with sprinkles

Bake for 25-30 minutes until lightly golden on top.

Once done remove from oven and allow to cool for 15 minutes as you prepare the frosting.

How To Make Buttercream Frosting

Add the butter, powdered sugar and vanilla in a medium-sized bowl and beat for one minute until smooth. Then add one Tablespoon milk and beat for 30 seconds. Adjust thickness as needed by adding additional sugar or milk.

Scoop the frosting into a piping bag fit with a star tip.

Using the star piping tip, pipe the frosting around the edge of the cookie. Make short 2" swirls. Then top with sprinkles..

Store in an airtight container to prevent them from drying out for 2 to 3 days.

Baked Sugar Cookie Skillet Topped with Frosting

My Favorite Kitchen Gadgets For Baking

Every kitchen needs these 100% Cotton Super Soft and Absorbent Dish Towels.

Bake in style with these Vintage Aprons with polka dots pockets on each side.

This Piping Bag and Tips set includes one silicone pastry bag and 6 6 stainless steel icing tips and 1 coupler.

OXO Good Grips 3-Piece Mixing Bowl Set has a non-slip bottom and wide grip and spout for easy pouring.

Slice of Sugar Cookie Skillet With Pink Buttercream Frosting on Black Plate

More Dessert Recipes To Try

I love a good dessert! And if you like this Skillet Sugar Cookie you might want to try this Chocolate Chip Cookie Cake recipe and these Old Fashioned Lemon Sugar Cookies.

A few more favorite desserts of mine are Lemon Pound Cake Loaf, No Bake Banana Split Dessert Recipe and homemade Blueberry Pie.

I hope you enjoy this delicious Skillet Sugar Cookie recipe!

Slice of Skillet Sugar Cookie on black plate

Skillet Sugar Cookie

Author: Judy - RecipesSimple.com
This made from scratch Skillet Sugar Cookie Recipe with homemade buttercream frosting is easy and delicious and topped with sprinkles for a festive dessert for any occasion.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8

Ingredients
  

  • cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • teaspoon cornstarch
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 Tablespoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup rainbow sprinkles

Frosting Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 to 2 Tablespoons milk

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. 
  • Grease the bottom and sides of an iron skillet and set aside.
  • In a small bowl whisk together the dry ingredients – flour, baking powder, baking soda and cornstarch. Set aside.
  • Using a mixer beat the butter until creamy then add in the sugar and beat until light and fluffy. Usually about 2 minutes.
  • Add the egg, egg yolk and vanilla to the sugar and butter mixture and combine fully.
  • Next add in half of the flour mixture and stir then add in the remaining half of the flour mixture and continue stirring until incorporated. Fold in the sprinkles.
  • Spread the cookie dough into the prepared skillet and press it into an even layer and smooth the top with a rubber spatula.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes until lightly golden on top.
  • Once done remove from oven and allow to cool for 15 minutes as you prepare the frosting.

How To Make Buttercream Frosting

  • Add the butter, powdered sugar and vanilla in a medium-sized bowl and beat for one minute until smooth. 
  • Then add one Tablespoon milk and beat for 30 seconds. Adjust thickness as needed by adding additional sugar or milk.
  • Scoop the frosting into a piping bag fit with a star tip.

Add Frosting To Cookie

  • Using the star piping tip, pipe the frosting around the edge of the cookie. Make short 2″ swirls. Then top with sprinkles..

Notes

Store in an airtight container to prevent it from drying out for up to 3 days.
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