This gluten free oatmeal skillet cookie is moist and delicious! Baked in a giant cookie in a cast-iron skillet for easier cleanup! We topped this delicious cast-iron cookie recipe with vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce. It is so hard to resist!!
Today is all about this incredible giant gluten free oatmeal cookie. Some call these big cookies a "pizookie" because they resemble a pizza. Any way you call it, my kids go crazy over this gluten free pizookie recipe!
The bigger, the better!! Just look at this Gluten Free Pumpkin Skillet Cookie.
I have been experimenting with baking in my cast iron skillet lately. I love how easy it is to bake with this skillet. It retains heat beautifully, making your baking turn out even. I had a cast-iron skillet for a long time that sat neglected under my stove for years.
If you love cookies, you will want to try all my delicious gluten free cookies recipes on the blog! And...if you love big cookies, wait until you try this incredible Gluten Free Skillet Cookie recipe!
Why This Recipe Is Great:
- This gluten free skillet cookie is so easy to make.
- All you need are a few simple ingredients like certified gluten free oats, brown sugar, butter, gluten free flour, chocolate chips or raisins, an egg, vanilla, and cinnamon.
- This giant oatmeal cookie can also double as a big birthday cookie cake!
If you are an ala mode person like me, you are going to want a gooey sweet sauce to drizzle over your gluten free oatmeal pizookie cookie. Here are some fun ideas for sauces:
There are a few brands of certified gluten free oats, and they are all good. I mostly buy this because you get four bags for a lower price.
- Gluten Free Oats - Use rolled oats, not quick oats. Be sure your oats are certified gluten free!
- Gluten Free Flour Blend - Most brands of gluten free flour will work in this recipe but don't use any gluten free flour blend with bean flour. You can use my DIY Gluten Free Flour Blend if you need a gum-free blend.
- Brown Sugar - light or dark brown sugar both work well.
- Butter - Use unsalted butter. Use vegan butter if you are dairy-free.
- Eggs - Use size large.
- Vanilla Extract - I recommend using pure vanilla extract.
Certified Gluten Free Oats Are Critical:
I can't stress enough how important it is to use certified gluten free oats. Regular oats are very easily cross-contaminated with gluten every step of the way, from growing in the fields to harvesting equipment to silo storage.
Certified gluten free oats are grown with a purity protocol to ensure they do not get exposed to gluten.
- Dolce Leche sauce (I buy it at Trader Joe's)
- Hot Fudge
- Bourbon Butterscotch Sauce (see the picture below!)
- Old-Fashioned Vanilla Cream Sauce
Tips For Success:
- Let the batter sit in the skillet for 15 minutes before baking. This will help soften the rolled oats.
- Be careful not to overbake this cookie.
- Use gluten free frosting to pipe decorations for a birthday.
Recipe Step-By-Step Directions:
It is so easy to learn how to make a skillet cookie! Not only are cookie skillets easy to make but they can also be used for birthdays and celebrations!
Step 1: Add all dry ingredients to a large
Step 2: In a separate bowl, add all of the wet ingredients and whisk to blend.
Step 3: Add chocolate chips or raisins. Pour the wet ingredients into the dry ingredients and mix well.
Step 4: Pour the cookie dough into a greased cast-iron skillet. I like to use coconut oil to grease the skillet. Spread the batter out so that it is evenly disbursed, and bake the skillet cookie for 18-20 minutes at 350º F.
Because you are baking this cookie dough as a giant cookie, you will need to bake this cookie longer than small cookies. If you don't have a
You can easily make this cookie recipe drop style. To do this, line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Use a
You can make this cookie recipe dairy-free by using vegan stick butter in place of regular butter.
I do not recommend using quick oats because your cookie will be mushier.
Store this oatmeal skillet cookie in an airtight container in the refrigerator. It will keep fresh for up to 4 days. You can also cut it and freeze it in zip-style freezer bags.
More Gluten Free Cookie Recipes:
This delicious bourbon butterscotch sauce also tastes fantastic on this Gluten Free Blond Brownie!
- If you can't decide between a brownie or a cookie, these Gluten Free Brookies are a great compromise cookie.
- These Gluten Free Sugar Cookies are made drop style and are quick and easy to make.
- If you love a melt-in-your-mouth cookie, these Gluten Free Russian Tea Cookies are one of my favorites.
- Who can say no to these Gluten Free Nutella Linzer Cookies? Nutella is so good in them.
- My regular gluten-free oatmeal raisin cookies recipe also makes the best Gluten Free Oatmeal Cream Pies.
Gluten Free Pizookie Cookie
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- Preheat the oven to 350º F.
- Grease a cast iron skillet
- In a mixer, add wet ingredients and mix on low.
- Gradually add the dry ingredients.
- Pour the batter into the cast iron skillet.
- Bake for 20 minutes.
- Top with ice cream and bourbon butterscotch sauce.
- I have tested this recipe with King Arthur Measure for Measure GF, Bob's Red Mill 1 to 1 GF blend, and Authentic Foods Multi Blend. That doesn't mean others will not work, I just have not tested other flours.
- If your gluten free flour blend doesn’t contain Xanthan Gum or Guar Gum, please add 1 teaspoon.
- To make this recipe dairy-free, substitute the butter for vegan butter.
- It is critical to use certified gluten free oats if you are Celiac. Cross-contamination runs high in regular oats.
- This cookie will keep up to 4 days in an air-tight container, or up to 4 months in the freezer.
Please know that every gluten free flour blend has a different starch to grain ratio. If you use a blend I didn't test, you may need to adjust your moisture levels in your baked goods.
Nutritional information is an estimate provided to you as a courtesy. You should calculate the actual nutritional information with the products and brands you are using with your preferred nutritional calculator.
(*Note, this post was updated from an older 2016 post with new photos.)
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