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Sopapilla Cheesecake Skillet Cookie

This Sopapilla Cheesecake Skillet Cookie is a giant cinnamon cookie stuffed with a cheesecake filling and sprinkled with cinnamon sugar.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: cheesecake filling, cinnamon sugar, cookie skillet, skillet cookie, sopapilla cheesecake, sopapilla cheesecake skillet cookie
Servings: 1 6-inch cookie
Calories: 544kcal


For Cheesecake Filling:

  • 4 ounces cream cheese softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon (12 grams) granulated sugar

For Topping:

  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

For Cookie:

  • 1 cup (120 grams) all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 stick (113 grams) unsalted butter softened
  • 2/3 cup (142 grams) light brown sugar packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg


For Cheeseake Filling:

  • In a small bowl combine the room temperature cream cheese, vanilla, and sugar. Mix until fully combined and smooth. Set aside.

For Topping:

  • In a small bowl combine the sugar and cinnamon. Mix until fully combined. Set aside.

For Cookie:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees (F). Spray a 5 or 6-inch dish with non-stick spray and set aside.
  • In a medium bowl combine flour, baking soda, salt, and cinnamon.
  • In another medium bowl, beat softened butter, sugar, and vanilla together until soft and creamy. Add egg and beat well.
  • Add flour mixture in two additions, mixing until just combined after each.
  • Press half of the dough into the bottom of the skillet.
  • Spread the cheesecake filling over the dough, leaving about a 1/2 inch space on the sides.
  • Spread the rest of the cookie batter on top. Be sure to fully cover all of the cheesecake filling.
  • Sprinkle the cinnamon-sugar mixture over the top of the skillet cookie.
  • Place the skillet in the oven with a cookie sheet underneath it to catch any that might spill over.
  • Bake for about 30-35 minutes for a doughy center, 5-10 minutes longer if you would like your cookie to be more done in the center.
  • Remove the Sopapilla Cheesecake Skillet Cookie from the oven and serve immediately. Top with ice cream if desired.


Serving: 0.25skillet cookie | Calories: 544kcal | Carbohydrates: 52.2g | Protein: 7.2g | Fat: 34.4g | Saturated Fat: 21.2g | Cholesterol: 138mg | Sodium: 721mg | Potassium: 129mg | Fiber: 1.2g | Sugar: 27g | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 2mg