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Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Mug (+Video)

Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Mug is perfect to make for just one or two servings. With just a few simple ingredients, it microwaves in minutes!

Sometimes you just get a hankering for a warm chocolate chip cookie. There’s nothing like a warm and slightly gooey chocolate chip cookie. And sometimes you aren’t in the mood to make up a whole batch of cookies where you end up with messy bowls and dishes to do. This Chocolate Chip Cookie In A Mug satisfies that craving without a whole lot of work or even turning on the oven!

two chocolate chip cookies in a mug shown on a white board.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Can you use different flavors chocolate chips?

Absolutely! Try it with dark chocolate chips, milk chocolate or white chocolate chips. Even peanut butter or cinnamon chips work!

What can I substitute for a mug if I don’t have one?

This can also be made in a ramekin or small microwave-safe bowl. Just make sure whatever you use is microwave-safe.

Is there really now baking powder or baking soda in this recipe?

Nope. No baking soda or baking powder is needed.

Do you need to spray the mug with any nonstick spray?

There is enough butter in this recipe to keep it from sticking to the inside of the mug.

Chocolate Chip Cookies in two clear mugs shown on a white serving board with chocolate chips scattered around.

INGREDIENTS NEEDED: (FULL RECIPE AT THE BOTTOM OF THE POST)

  • salted butter
  • sugar
  • light brown sugar
  • vanilla extract
  • egg yolk
  • all-purpose flour
  • semi-sweet chocolate chips
salted butter, sugar, light brown sugar, vanilla extract, egg yolk, all purpose flour, semi sweet chocolate chips.

Place butter in a microwave-safe mug and melt in the microwave (about 20 seconds.)

melted butter in a clear mug.

Stir in white and brown sugars and vanilla extract.

brown sugar and white sugar in a clear mug with melted butter.

Separate egg yolk from egg white and just add the egg yolk to the mug (discard remaining egg white or refrigerate it in an airtight container to use for later.)

egg yolk added to melted brown sugar in a clear mug.

Stir well, then add all-purpose flour.

chocolate chip cookie batter without the chocolate chips in a clear mug.

Stir again and then add chocolate chips. Stir one final time.

chocolate chips added to cookie batter in a clear mug.

Put the mug in the microwave and cook for approximately 40 seconds. Note: Cookie will continue to cook when you take it out. Let it cool slightly then dig in! Or better yet, add a little ice cream on top!

overhead photo of a fully baked chocolate chip cookie in a mug.

a rose gold spoon holding a serving of chocolate chip cookie over a mug.

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Ina Mug recipe

Chocolate Chip Cookie In A Mug

Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Mug is perfect to make for just one or two servings. With just a few simple ingredients, it microwaves in minutes!
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 cookie

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Place butter in a microwave-safe mug and melt in the microwave (about 20 seconds.)
  • Stir in white and brown sugars and vanilla extract.
  • Separate egg yolk from egg white and just add the egg yolk to the mug (discard remaining egg white or refrigerate it in an airtight container to use for later.)
  • Stir well, then add all-purpose flour.
  • Stir again and then add chocolate chips and stir one final time to combine.
  • Put the mug in the microwave and cook for approximately 40 seconds. Allow to cool then enjoy!

Video

Notes

  • If you only have unsalted butter to use, just add in a pinch of salt to this recipe.
  • Cookie will continue to cook when you take it out. Let it cool slightly then dig in! Or better yet, add a little ice cream on top!
  • No baking soda or baking powder is needed.
  • Also, there is enough butter in this recipe to keep it from sticking to the inside of the mug so nonstick spray isn’t needed.
  • This can also be made in a ramekin or small microwave-safe bowl.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American

Nutrition

Calories: 510kcal | Carbohydrates: 57g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 28g | Sodium: 117mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 34g

Nutritional Disclaimer

“The Country Cook” is not a dietician or nutritionist, and any nutritional information shared is an estimate. If calorie count and other nutritional values are important to you, we recommend running the ingredients through whichever online nutritional calculator you prefer. Calories and other nutritional values can vary quite a bit depending on which brands were used.

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Originally published: April 2016
Updated & republished: January 2022

 

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  1. 5 stars
    Probably the best cookie in a mug recipe I’ve ever had. Did not stick to the sides of the mug which is a bonus. I even substituted a brown sugar baking blend because that’s what I had on hand. Very satisfying and hit the spot.