Brownie Skookie

What could be better than a fudgy brownie? A fudgy brownie baked in a little cast iron pan to make every edge perfectly crispy, then topped with a scoop of rich vanilla ice cream and smothered in decadent homemade hot fudge. Sometimes made with a warm chocolate chip cookie as the base, known as a “skookie,” these skillet brownie sundaes could be called a “skownie” (but it hasn’t caught on yet).

Scroll down for all the details on crafting these individual indulgences.

hot fudge

Homemade Hot Fudge



  1. First, add butter and cream to a medium-sized saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook until butter is melted. Add sugars; cook and stir until dissolved, 3-4 minutes.
  2. Next, add cocoa, corn syrup, and salt. Cook and stir until blended, about 3 minutes. Stir in chocolate until melted. Reduce heat to low; cook and stir until mixture reaches desired thickness, 10-15 minutes.
  3. Remove from heat; stir in vanilla. Serve warm. Refrigerate leftovers.

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A fudgy brownie baked in a little cast iron pan for perfectly crispy edges, topped with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and smothered in homemade hot fudge.

Brownie Skookie



  1. First, preheat oven to 350°F. Then, spray the cast iron skillets with Bak-klene and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, slowly add hot water to other ingredients while blending with mixer until smooth.
  3. Now, Divide the batter between the skillets, then place in the oven for 20-25 minutes or until a toothpick comes out of the center clean.
  4. Serve with a scoop of vanilla ice cream and your choice of Cornaby’s Dessert Toppings.

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