Cast Iron Chocolate Chip Cookies

About: Born in Flushing Queens, NY, and growing up in Maywood, NJ., I learned my problem solving skills from my mother, my handy man skills from my father and my cooking skills from both of my parents. As a Cub Sco...

This is a great recipe to make with your children because it is so easy it is frightening. It can be cooked over a camp fire, home grill or in your oven.

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Step 1:


Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough {Any Brand}

Mini Marshmallows*

Cast Iron Pan {Any Size You Like}**

Serving: 1-?

Prep Time: 5 Minutes

Cooking Time:10-18 Minutes {Depending on your pan size}

*Marshmallow Substitutes:

Any topping you like.

**Cast Iron Pans:

I have made this in a #3, #4 and #10 cast iron pan.

For the #3 & #4 cast iron pans I only used 1/4 of the tube of the cookie dough in each pan and for the # 10 I used the whole tube.

Step 2:

Do not spray the cast Iron pan with any non-stick spray, you want the cookie to brown and the non-stick prevents this from happening. It will come out without sticking. Trust me.

Place the cookie dough in the middle of your cast iron pan and evenly squish the dough into the pan and add any topping you like.

Step 3:

Place on your grill and cook for 10-15 minutes with the #3 & #4 pans and 13-18 minutes for the #10 pan. As soon as you smell the cookies it is finished.

You can eat it straight for the pan {Use a pot holder to hold} or use a small spatula and slowly work it around the edge working your way under the cookie towards the center.

Warning: Any food coming out of the fire or off the grill will be hot when you go to remove your food from the fire be sure to use something other than your bare hands to retrieve your meals like pot holders, a tea towel or tongs.

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    3 years ago

    I will try this on my next campout. Thanx bro! I usually wrap twisted dough on a stick over coal flames them butter n roll on sugar canela for churro like desserts. Hmmm!


    3 years ago

    Looks delicious, I think I would try to cook it on a fire, but it might not cook throughrally through.

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    Reply 3 years ago

    Thank you for your interest, I hope this helps: If you are going to cook it over a fire you need to always watch it and work with it to prevent burning. Start the center of the pan over the hot spot for the first 4-5 minutes. {If you have a lid put it on for the first 3 minutes only to help get it started, if not no big deal}. As soon as you see it start to rise shift the pan to right side over the fire {The left side of the pan will be over the right side of the hot spot} for another 2-3 minute and then move it to the left side of hot spot {Right side of pan over left side of fire}, while doing this the cookie will continue to rise. Work your way around the fire in this fashion every 2-3 minutes till the cookie falls. When it falls remove it from the fire and Enjoy! It will take a little longer to cook. This is how I do it over my wood section of my grill with the lid open. Keep in mind it all depends on how close your pan is to the heat source, I am about 6"-8" away. Always keep your nose sniffing, if you smell burning move it quickly. Remember to use a pot holder.