Cookie Dough in a Mug

I LOVE cookie dough, but sometimes I get a craving for it but don’t want to make a huge batch. Cookie dough in a mug is a great solution, it can either be cooked or kept raw, and you can quickly whip up in regular sized mug.

Cookie Dough in a Mug

All you need you need is a microwave, mug, a few basic baking ingredients and you’re set to go. It’s an incredibly easy recipe to whip up making it perfect for a tasty snack quickly.

If you’re looking to mix things up a bit, then you can add half dark chocolate chips and half white chocolate chips. There is also the option of adding chopped walnuts or almonds for a bit of crunch. There are just so many variations that you can do with this tasty recipe.

The cooking time for this cookie dough vary quite a bit. This is mainly due to the different types of microwaves. You may find you will need to cook this a little longer if the middle is still very wet.

Cookie Dough

If you like to see how things are done visually then check out the video I have prepared below. It takes you through all the steps you will need to get a delicious chocolate chip cookie dough in a mug.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough in a Mug Recipe

Prep time
2 Minutes
Cook time
2 Minutes
Total time
4 Minutes


  • 1 Tbsp softened butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp plain sugar
  • 1/3 cup self-rising flour
  • 1/4 tsp vanilla essence
  • 4 Tbsp Chocolate chips


  1. Soften the butter in the microwave (10-15 seconds will do fine)
  2. Add sugar, vanilla and mix together.
  3. Add the egg into the mug and combine.
  4. Now add the flour and combine.
  5. Lastly, add the chocolate chips and mix together.
  6. Microwave for about 1 & 1/2 minutes.
  7. Serve and Enjoy

Recipe Tips

  • Like raw cookie dough? Simply don’t cook it! However, if you’re worried about the raw egg, then you can replace with mayo, applesauce or variety of egg replacements.
  • Want something extra to go with it? Ice cream or cream is a fantastic addition and does make it taste amazing.
  • Chocolate chip cookie dough in a mug is only one combination you can do! There are plenty more types of dough you can do such as peanut butter cookies, plain cookies and much more.
  • All microwaves are slightly different so keep in mind when you’re cooking it as it might take a longer than the time specified in this recipe.
  • Being so easy to make this can be very addictive so try to only make it once in a while otherwise you could find yourself eating this yummy cookie dough in a mug a lot.

Nutritional Information

If you're keeping track of what you eat, then you can find the nutritional information for this recipe right below.

It’s important to keep in mind that this information is just an estimate but should be accurate enough for anyone trying to decide whether to avoid or eat this deliciously easy meal.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 288g (10.16 oz)
Servings Per Recipe: 1
Amount Per Serving
Calories 567 Calories from Fat 230.4
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 25.6g 39%
Saturated Fat 15.3g 77%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 201mg 67%
Sodium 172mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 71.8g 24%
Dietary Fiber 2.2g 9%
Sugars 37.5g
Protein 12.4g 25%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

There are so many other “cakes” that you’re able to do in a mug. One of my favorites is the mug brownie that you can also add some chocolate chips to for an extra double chip brownie.

I hope that you enjoy this delicious cookie dough in a mug recipe. If you have any feedback, tips, variations or anything else that you would like to say, then please don’t hesitate to leave a comment below.

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