Dark Chocolate Merlot Skillet Cookie
Recipe type: Dessert
Total time: 
Serves: 8
  • 1½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¾ cups cocoa powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup dark brown sugar, packed
  • 1 large egg
  • ¾ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ½ cup merlot or shiraz
  • 6oz good quality dark chocolate, roughly chopped
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Combine the flour, cocoa, salt, and baking soda and set aside.
  3. Cream together the butter and sugars until light and fluffy. Add the egg, vanilla and merlot and mix gently.
  4. Gradually add in the dry ingredients until fully incorporated.
  5. Fold in chocolate chunks and spread batter evenly in lightly greased 9" skillet, 9" pie plate, or 9x9" baking dish.
  6. Bake for 17-20 minutes, until set but still soft. Let cool slightly on rack before scooping out to serve warm, or cool completely to serve in nice wedges or brownies :)
Recipe by Hidden Ponies at https://hiddenponies.com/2012/10/dark-chocolate-merlot-skillet-cookie-brownies/