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Craving a warm, gooey chocolate chip cookie but don’t want to wait for a whole batch to bake? Look no further than this chocolate chip cookie in a mug recipe! In just a few minutes, you can whip up a single-serving cookie that’s perfect for satisfying those sweet cravings.

This microwaveable treat is easy to make and requires minimal ingredients, making it a quick and convenient option for indulging in a homemade dessert.


  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 1 tablespoon firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate chips


In a microwave-safe mug, combine the melted butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar, vanilla extract, and salt.

Mix well until the sugars are dissolved.

Add the egg yolk to the mug and stir until fully incorporated.

Add the flour and mix until a soft dough forms.

Fold in the chocolate chips.

Microwave the cookie in the mug on high for 45-60 seconds, or until the cookie is set but still soft in the center.

Be careful not to overcook.

Allow the cookie to cool for a few minutes before enjoying it straight from the mug or transferring it to a plate.

Nutritional Facts

This chocolate chip cookie in a mug contains approximately:

  • Calories: 300
  • Fat: 15g
  • Saturated Fat: 9g
  • Cholesterol: 95mg
  • Sodium: 60mg
  • Carbohydrates: 37g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 24g
  • Protein: 4g

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Can I use salted butter instead of unsalted?

Yes, you can use salted butter, but you may want to omit the additional salt called for in the recipe to prevent the cookie from becoming too salty.

Can I substitute the egg yolk?

If you prefer, you can use a whole egg instead of just the yolk. However, the texture of the cookie may be slightly different.

Absolutely! Feel free to customize your cookie by adding chopped nuts, dried fruit, or other mix-ins to suit your taste preferences.

Yes, you can bake the cookie in a preheated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 10-12 minutes, or until golden brown and set.

For a softer cookie, reduce the cooking time in the microwave by 5-10 seconds. For a firmer cookie, increase the cooking time by 5-10 seconds. Adjust according to your preference and the wattage of your microwave.

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