How to Make a Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Mug

For those moments when you’re craving a chocolate chip cookie but don’t feel like baking an entire batch, here’s an easy, breezy recipe that takes all of seven minutes. The result? A warm, gooey homemade cookie that’ll satisfy your sweet tooth. Hot tip: Store your dry ingredients in OXO POP Containers, which give you the option of adding an accessory like a mini scoop or leveler that attaches underneath the lid.


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 tablespoon light brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ¼ teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • ⅓ cup all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate chips


1. In a large mug, melt the butter in the microwave, about 15 to 30 seconds. Add the sugar and light brown sugar; stir to combine.

2. Add the egg and vanilla extract; whisk together.

3. Add the flour, baking powder and salt; stir to combine.

4. Stir in the chocolate chips.

5. Microwave for 1 to 2 minutes. To check for doneness, insert a toothpick into the center and make sure it comes out clean. Enjoy immediately.

Rachel Gulmi

Operations Director, Branded Content

Rachel joined PureWow in 2016 and is the Operations Director of Branded Content where she oversees the editorial production of sponsored content campaigns. In addition to...
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