26 Easy Skillet Desserts for Your Holiday Gatherings

Want a quick and easy way to make mouth-watering desserts? Let me introduce you to Skillet Desserts. Be amazed – I surely am. These are some of the best skillet desserts for you to make and bring to your next holiday gathering!

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1. Gingerbread Skillet Cookie

A Gingerbread Pizookie made in a cast iron skillet. Starts with browned butter and sugar which makes a rich, toffee flavor. The cinnamon, ginger, cloves, and cayenne bring so much spice and flavor. Top it with ice cream and caramel sauce for a festive dessert.

From: Modern Honey

2. Vanilla Sugar Skillet Cake

An easy recipe that uses basic pantry ingredients. Your whole family will love this!

From: On Sutton Place

3. Salted Caramel Skillet Cookie

Salted Caramel Skillet Cookie is a thick & chewy chocolate chip cookie (often called a Pizookie) that’s baked in a skillet & loaded with salted caramel.

From: Kleinworth & Co.

4. Peach Cobbler in a Cast Iron Skillet

From: E Recipe Cards

5. Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie with Peanut Butter Syrup

For my fellow peanut butter lover this Skillet Peanut Butter Cookie is loaded with peanut butter and even has a peanut butter syrup on top.

From: Domestically Speaking

6. Blueberry Skillet Crumbles

There’s nothing quite so fine as a bubbling berry crumble, especially when baked in mini cast iron skillets with plenty of golden crumb topping.

From: Tutti Dolci

7. Strawberry Buttermilk Cake

From: Joy the Baker

8. Kentucky Apple Skillet Cake


French Apple Cake meets Kentucky Bourbon Country with this simple yet stunning skillet cake.

From: Foodtastic Mom

9. Mini-Skillet Bananas Foster in 10 Minutes

New Orleans-style dessert with quick caramel sauce, bananas, and vanilla ice cream. Perfect for any romantic occasion!

From: The Kitchen Girl

10. Easy Skillet Apple Pie

Surprise your family with this easy skillet apple pie recipe. It’s baked in a cast iron skillet and covered in a sweet and flaky sugar and cinnamon crust.

From: Written Reality

11. Cinnamon Apple Skillet Cake

From: Erica’s Sweet Tooth

12. Skillet Carrot Cake with Coconut Cream Icing

From: Uproot Kitchen

13. Maple Syrup Cinnamon Rolls

From: The Kitchen Paper

14. Giant Cinnamon Roll Skillet

What’s better than a cinnamon roll hot from the oven? A GIANT cinnamon roll skillet hot from the oven.

From: Well Floured

15. Hot Cranberry Orange Cake

This beautiful and simple cake is glazed right out of the oven. It’s the perfect balance of tart and sweet, and would be ideal for Christmas breakfast or dessert.

From: Willow Bird Baking

16. Nutella Stuffed Skillet Cookie

Buttery and gooey on the inside, crispy and golden on the outside! This Nutella Stuffed Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie had all of us weak at the knees begging for more, desperately scraping each and every crumb directly out of the pan like we’d been starving for weeks!

From: Cafe Delites

17. Deep Dish Apple Pizza

Deep Dish Apple Pizza made with Granny Smith apples and a crunchy crumb topping on pizza dough. Very easy and simple to make!

From: Brown Sugar Mama

18. Skillet Brownie

They’re pretty perfect on their own, but if you’re really looking to push these skillet brownies over the edge, top them with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, a drizzle of hot fudge sauce and a sprinkling of toffee chips. They may put you in a minor food coma, but I promise, it will be worth every single bite.

From: My Baking Addiction

19. Chocolate Peanut Butter Skillet Cookie

I went with ice cream, melted peanut butter and chocolate, and a few more peanut butter cups that I halved so that everyone can see the peanut buttery filling. It was perfection. And worth every single calorie, in my humble opinion. 😉

From: Gimme Some Oven

20. Snickerdoodle Skillet Cake

A thick and chewy snickerdoodle cake baked in a cast iron skillet and topped with ice cream and caramel sauce. A delicious, dessert that’s just perfect for sharing!

From: Annie’s Noms

21. Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie Skillet Brownie

My Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie Skillet Brownie has an outer skillet brownie layer with a deep chocolate chip cookie center. The result is a decadent, gooey dessert. Use the leftover batter to make brookie cups – I’ve included the instructions for those, too!

From: Kirbie’s Cravings

22. Skillet Berry Cobbler

Enjoy this delicious berry cobbler that is as delicious as it is easy to make. Seriously, you don’t want to miss out on this if you’re a fan of berry based treats!

From: The Novice Chef

23. Texas Skillet Chocolate Sheet Cake

Classically decadent Texas Chocolate Sheet Cake with a fudgy, pecan-studded chocolate frosting made in a cast iron skillet.

From: Lively Table

24. Skillet Apple Pie Biscuits

The preparation is incredibly simple using apple pie filling, cinnamon sugar, lots of butter and fluffy biscuits. They’re good enough for company, or even as a dessert for those who may not be inclined to bake from scratch.

From: Melissa’s Southern Style Kitchen

25. Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookies

Lady’s Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie is a warm, ooey, gooey chocolate chip cookie topped with vanilla bean ice cream. It all starts with browning the butter in a cast iron skillet and adding both white and brown sugar, then stirring until nice and smooth. It will look like smooth caramel and smells like homemade toffee. A pizookie or skillet pizza cookie is basically a cookie shaped like a pizza and is one famous dessert. This is the BEST chocolate chip skillet cookie pizookie recipe ever!

From: Modern Honey

26. Ooey, Gooey, and Wonderful S’Mores Skillet

Enjoy a s’mores anytime with this recipe. All you have to do is combine together butter, sugar, oats, flour and graham cracker crumbs along with some baking powder and salt. Two thirds of this mixture gets put into the bottom of the 10 inch cast iron skillet.

From: Your Homebased Mom

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