This recipe for a Chocolate Chip Cookie Mug Cake is the perfect serving size to satisfy a snack attack!
Microwave mug cake recipes are all the rage! So quick and easy, even the kids can make their own delicious treat with only a few ingredients. And there are so many ways to mix it up with add-ins and toppings, they’ll be on the menu all year long!
Chocolate Chip Cookie Mug Cake
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Why We Love This Microwave Mug Cake Recipe
- From start to finish, this is a 5-minute dessert! Mug cakes are one of the best and fastest ways to satisfy a sweet tooth.
- Individual servings mean fewer calories, so it’s okay to enjoy a guilt-free dessert!
- No dough to mix or shape, this eggless recipe couldn’t be easier to make!
Mug Cake Ingredients
CAKE: 4 chocolate chip cookies per mug cake, a bit of sugar, baking powder, and a few chocolate chips are all that’s needed. Everything else is extra!
EXTRAS: Mix in some chopped walnuts, mini M&M’s, white chocolate chips, even dried cherries, or chopped, dried mangoes. Don’t forget a dollop of whipped cream, chocolate or caramel syrup, or a scoop of ice cream for a decadent dressed-up dessert.
How To Make A Cookie Mug Cake
This microwave mug cake recipe is as easy as 1, 2, 3!
- Crush cookies into a fine crumb using a food processor.
- Mix all of the ingredients (per recipe below) in a mug. Stir in chocolate chips.
- Microwave a minute at a time until the cake is ‘baked’ and fluffy.
Serve immediately with whipped cream or ice cream.
- Choose the dry variety of chocolate chip cookies instead of the chewy kind so the cake rises properly.
- Whole milk (or heavy whipping cream) will give the cake a full-bodied flavor.
- Oat milk can be used for a non-dairy dessert because it’s the creamiest of milk alternatives.
- For a sugar-free mug cake, replace the granulated sugar with an equal amount of erythritol (Swerve). For a keto mug cake, use almond flour, an egg, and butter along with cocoa powder and sugar-free chocolate chips!
- Made without brown sugar, butter, or egg, mug cakes are trending everywhere. Serve with this yummy sparkling berry lemonade , or a delicious peppermint latte.
Time Saving Tips
Grind the cookies in advance add all the dry ingredients together in small zippered bags so a mug cake can be at the ready any time! Perfect for last-minute movie nights, sleepovers, and parties! Just mix with milk, cook, and enjoy!
Other Easy Dessert Ideas!
- Microwave Rice Krispie Treats – a classic treat.
- Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies – a tasty No Bake treat!
- Lemon Blueberry Dump Cake – dessert made super simple.
- Oreo Mug Cake – another quick mug cake recipe!
Chocolate Chip Cookie Mug Cake
- whipped cream optional
- ice cream optional
- cookie crumbs optional
- Crush cookies using a food processor until fine.
- Combine crushed cookies, whole milk, sugar and baking powder in an 8 oz mug. Stir in chocolate chips.
- Microwave for 1 minute, and add an additional 10 seconds if needed.
- Cool for 2 minutes before serving. Add your choice of toppings!