Looking for delicious desserts you can make in the cast iron skillet you got for Christmas? You’ll love these.
12 Cast Iron Skillet Dessert Recipes for Fall
Both fall desserts and cast iron skillet recipes are all the rage right now. We put together a super list that offers the best of both worlds. What better way to make to make fall sweets than in the cast iron skillet you just learned to season and care for! Cast iron skillet desserts are easy to make and super cheap too which makes it a great choice for satisfying your sweet tooth and your wallet. If you’re a beginner at using a cast iron skillet and missed our tips, you might want to know a few things about using and caring for one. Read important tips about cooking with a cast iron skillet here.
Here’s our top 12 DIY cast iron skillet dessert recipes to whip up this fall season. Perfect treats to reward yourself after a long day’s work in the barn or garden!
1. Caramel Pecan Skillet Brownie
Sweet and irresistible, you won’t be able to look at this brownie without drooling. Gooey chocolate, melty caramel, crunchy pecans, what more could you ask for? This covetous dessert will surely make you want to go back for seconds! Click here for the full recipe.
2. Skillet-Cooked Mixed-Berry Grunt
Also called a slump, this classic American skillet dessert is a dumpling-topped fruit dessert that’s cooked on the stove. It’s a perfect dessert that will surely put your freshly picked berries to good use. Learn how to make one here.
3. Cranberry Apple Pie
Who wouldn’t want this old-fashioned apple pie with its tastefully traditional pie crust and sweet, tart fruit filling? This recipe is reminiscent of typical American fall season flavor. Make this delicious dessert the star of your Thanksgiving dinner with this easy to follow recipe. Get the full recipe here.
4. Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Cookie With Caramel and Sea Salt
Deep dish chocolate chip cookie with caramel and sea salt is not your typical little cookie. This is one MASSIVE cookie with layer upon layer of gooey chocolate chips, sea salt and caramel. If you’re a lover of salty-sweet contrast, this recipe is definitely for you. Read the full recipe here.
5. Cast Iron Butterscotch-Oatmeal Cookie Skillet with Butterscotch-Bourbon Drizzle
Serve this cookie warm on a cold fall night. The bourbon adds some extra spunk to the sweet, buttery flavor, but you can totally leave this sauce out for friends or family members who don’t imbibe (read: children included). Full instructions here.
6. Pumpkin Pie Skillet Brownie
It’s not officially fall season if there’s not a a pumpkin dessert baking. Here’s one brownie recipe with a twist of pumpkin in it. Healthy and delicious! Click here for the easy to follow recipe.
7. Chocolate Cherry Pudding Cake
Try out this gluten-free recipe for a decadent yet not so sinful dessert the whole family can enjoy. Click here for the recipe.
8. Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookie
Want to make cookies in a flash? This recipe lets you mix together the dough and bake the cookie right in the skillet! No bowls, mixers, cookie sheets, parchment paper or other baking tools needed! See the recipe here.
9. Pumpkin-pecan Skillet Cake with Salted Butterscotch Glaze
This yummy dessert is a nice fall treat – not heavily pumpkin-flavored, and with a subtle crunchy texture of finely chopped pecans. Get the full recipe here.
10. Pumpkin Chocolate Skillet Cake
Here’s another recipe that lets you whisk everything together right in the skillet. Less dishes to wash and very easy to do. Plus, the pumpkin and chocolate go perfectly together! Full text here.
11. Peanut Butter and Jelly Monkey Bread
This recipe is perfect for your children’s school treat or new brunch idea. Grab your kids and get them involved as you make this fun twisted Peanut Butter and Jelly Monkey Bread. Have fun! Get full recipe here.
12. Plum Skillet Cake
Plum skillet cake is a no fuss yet stunning and delicious dessert. This a simple recipe where the cake batter is easily stirred up, poured into a skillet, and topped with fruits. Get this easy recipe here.