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If I were you, I would delete this message immediately. Because really - who on earth needs to know that you can make a Chocolate Chip Cookie in the microwave in under 3 minutes? Ridiculous. Not to mention the fact that it can be eaten immediately - with or without a scoop of vanilla ice-cream on top.


No? I knew I liked you!

Firstly, this is NO substitute for the real thing - but if you enjoy eating Chocolate Chip Cookies straight out the oven, then this quick microwaveable version is for you. Just be sure to stock up on some chocolate chips or other chocolate you can chop up and add. Kayla and I LOVED this when we tried it out on Sunday - and she's determined to make it when having friends over for a playdate!


Chocolate Chip Cookie in a Cup

Serves 1


  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 1 Tablespoon White Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon Dark Brown Sugar
  • 3 Drops of Vanilla Extract
  • Small Pinch of Salt
  • 1 Egg Yolk 
  • Scant ¼ of All Purpose Flour (slightly less than ¼ of a cup)
  • 2 heaped tablespoons of Chocolate Chips
  • Vanilla Ice Cream (optional)


  1. Start by melting your butter in the microwave. Butter should just be melted, not boiling.
  2. Add sugars, vanilla and salt. Stir well to combine.
  3. Separate your egg and add the yolk only to your cup. Stir to combine.
  4. Add flour, then stir again. 
  5. Add the chocolate chips, and give a final stir. Now your mixture will look like cookie dough.
  6. Cook in microwave for 40-60 seconds (Just like a regular cookie, this will continue cooking as it cools. If the cookie is dry or cake like, try less time.)
  7. Serve warm. 


Mine actually took 90 seconds to cook - but maybe I like it more done. At 60 seconds, the sugar still tasted a little granulated. So try it at frequent intervals when making your first one to see what suits your taste the best.

Source: My Happy Place

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