This chocolate chip cookie mug cake recipe is the best! It’s light, fluffy and tastes exactly like a warm chocolate chip cookie fresh from the oven, but in the form of a cake.
Why a chocolate chip cookie in a mug? Because all chocolate chip cookies need to be HOT!!!
My children’s wish came true! Since the elves are exhausted after Christmas, mommy had to step in for this one.
A chocolate chip cookie warm, every time.
We love, love, love this chocolate chip mug cake. One mug, 90 seconds….soft, light, fluffy cake with ooey gooey chunks of chocolate goodness and tastes just like a chocolate chip cookie.
Top it with more chocolate chips and then a sprinkling of sea salt….YESSS.
How to make a chocolate chip cookie in a mug?
- Add butter into a microwave cup and pop into the microwave until just melted (don’t let it get too hot)
- Add all other ingredients (flour, baking powder, salt, DARK brown sugar and milk).
- Stir well with a fork.
- Stir in some chocolate chips.
- Microwave for about 1 1/2 minutes.
- Remove from microwave and immediately sprinkle more chocolate chips and some sea salt.
- Dig in
What makes this mug chocolate chip cookie recipe so good?
How many times have you craved a warm chocolate chip and reached for a store bought pack or worse, try to whip up a batch and have to wait for about an hour to eat one cookie? This recipe takes care of that! You get to enjoy a hot cookie in about 2 minutes. YES.
This chocolate chip mug cake tastes exactly like a chocolate chip cookie. No kidding. The key is in the melted butter and DARK brown sugar. The deep, complex molasses flavor of dark brown sugar is amazing. PLEASE DO NUT SUB WITH LIGHT/GOLDEN BROWN SUGAR. If you do, your mug cookie will taste great but not the knock your sock off chocolate chip cookie taste.
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Chocolate Chip Cookie Mug Cake
This chocolate chip cookie mug cake recipe is the best! It's light, fluffy and tastes exactly like a warm chocolate chip cookie fresh from the oven, but in the form of a cake.
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter room temperature
- 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon all purpose flour
- 1/4 cup dark brown sugar, not packed
- 2 tablespoons milk
- 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
- 1 pinch salt + more for topping
- 2 1/2 tablespoons semi sweet chocolate chips + more for topping
- additional semi sweet chocolate chips
- additional salt
Place butter in a large microwave safe coffee mug. Microwave until just melted (don't let get very hot) about 30- 60 seconds. (It melts faster in a wide mug and takes a bit longer in tall, narrow mug).
Remove mug from microwave and add flour, dark brown sugar, milk, baking powder and salt. Stir well with a fork, until smooth. Stir in 2 1/2 tablespoons chocolate chips.
Microwave (on high) for 1 minute and 25 seconds for a wide mug (as shown in the picture) or 1 minute and 35 seconds for a tall, narrow mug. Do not cook longer!
Remove from microwave, sprinkle more chocolate chips and salt (if desired).
Eat hot with a tall glass of cold milk!
Dark brown sugar is the key in getting the deep malasses chocolate chip cookie taste. Do not use light/golden.
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