Microwave Chocolate Chip Cookie Mug

microwave chocolate chip cookie in a mug with a spoon

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This Microwave Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Mug recipe uses just a few simple ingredients and cooks in a mug right in the microwave. The recipe makes one mug cookie so it’s perfect for a single serving dessert. Ready to be topped with some ice-cream or served with a glass of milk.


  • 1 tablespoon butter, salted or unsalted
  • 1 tablespoon white granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar, light or dark
  • Pinch of salt, omit if using salted butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1-2 tablespoons chocolate chips


  1. Melt Butter - In a microwave-safe mug, melt the butter. It takes about 30 seconds.
  2. Add Ingredients - To the melted butter, stir in the white and brown sugars. Add the egg yolk and vanilla. Stir to combine. Mix in the flour, salt, and chocolate chips.
  3. Microwave - Microwave for 40 seconds to 1 minute until just set.
  4. Enjoy - Allow to cool for a couple of minutes and enjoy!


Any Microwave Safe Dish Can Be Used - This recipe doesn't have to be made in a mug. You could use another dish like a ramekin or even small bowl - just keep in mind that using a different size may impact the microwave cook time.


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