Monday, March 29, 2021

Chocolate Chip Cookie Mug Cake + Video

Chocolate chip cookie mug cake is better than a warm chocolate cookie straight from the oven! 5 ingredients and 6 minutes! Get my easy mug cake recipe here.

A mug cake is a wonderful way to treat yourself to a decadent dessert. Have you had a chance to try my Oreo mug cake yet? You won't want to miss it.

There are days that you just deserve a cookie. And, if you want to be able to enjoy your favorite treat without a lot of work, making a mug cake is the answer.

Chocolate Chip Cookie Mug Cake in a bowl

Chocolate Chip Cookie Mug Cake

If you haven't yet tried making a mug cake in the microwave, you really need to. There is no easier way to have a warm, gooey chocolate chip cookie in less than a minute.

One of the hardest parts of making homemade cookies is resisting the urge to eat a dozen of them in one sitting. That's not a problem when you make this Chocolate Chip Cookie Mug Cake.

I decided to test the Oreo Mug Cake recipe with Chips Ahoy and with a few adjustments - it works! Just 5-ingredients and a few minutes stand between you and this perfectly cakey chocolate chip cookie dessert!

Mug Cake Ingredients

What's the best cookie for mug cakes?

I used classic Chips Ahoy Chocolate Chip Cookies when I made this easy mug cake. Don't get the chewy kind. It won't turn out right if you do.

Tools / equipment needed for this recipe
Mug Cake mixture

Tips for making a chocolate chip cookie mug cake

  • Make sure to use classic chips ahoy (or similar) and not chewy.
  • This was inspired by the Oreo Mug Cake but I found that the chocolate chip cookies really lacked in sweetness and were kind of bland. The addition of sugar made all the difference and we really liked them with the chocolate chips since the chocolate chips in the cookies get sort of ground up.
  • Top with whipped cream, ice cream, cookie crumbs, powdered sugar, and more.
  • 4 Chips Ahoy cookies are 1.6 ounces, this should help should you use a different brand.
  • The prep time is mostly just processing the cookies. If you have quick access to a food processor this really is a 5-minute dessert.

Different flavors of mug cakes

Of course, I love this chocolate chip cookie mug cake. But, there are a lot of different types of mug cakes you can make that are a bit different.

Why new try a few of these.
  • Butterscotch
  • Peanut Butter
  • Mint Chocolate Chip
As long as you stick with the classic variety of cookies, you should have good results.

Cooked Mug Cake

Can I use different flavored chocolate chips?

Yes, in addition to using a different type of cookie, you can use different chocolate chips in your Chocolate Chip cookie mug cake.

Why not try mint chocolate chips, white chocolate chips, or peanut butter chips? Mix and match the cookie flavors and the chip flavors for a new dessert every night.

How to make chocolate chip cookie in a mug

  • Blend the chocolate chip cookies in a food processor until they are crumbs.
  • Then, combine the ingredients in your microwave-safe mug.
  • Cook in the microwave for one minute.
  • Let it cool and enjoy.
Mug Cake with Whipped Cream

How long can I store a mug cake?

These desserts are really best enjoyed straight from the microwave while they are still warm and gooey. If you don't have time to eat it right away, try making it later.

To save time, you can process the cookies in your food processor ahead of time. Then, store them in an airtight container until you want to make your mug cake.

More chocolate chip recipes

The Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookie is incredibly rich, perfectly chewy, and crisp around the edges. What more could you ask for in the perfect chocolate chip cookie?

Simple 5 Minute Mint Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Dip is a fab quick dessert recipe. Looking for a snack during prime time TV? This is sure to be ready before the commercial break ends.

Mint Chocolate Chip Fudgy Brownies are a simple recipe for rich and fudgy brownies, loaded with chocolate mint candies and topped with a mint chocolate chip frosting that will rock your world.

Enjoy!

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Spoon Mug Cake


Video: Chocolate Chip Cookie Mug Cake


To see us make these from start to finish, watch the video at the top of this page.


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Author: Donna Elick
Chocolate Chip Mug Cake

Chocolate Chip Mug Cake

Chocolate chip cookie mug cake is better than a warm chocolate cookie straight from the oven! 5 ingredients and 6 minutes! Get my easy mug cake recipe here.
Prep time: 5 MinCook time: 1 MinTotal time: 6 Min

Ingredients

  • 4 Chips Ahoy cookies, or similar
  • 3 tablespoons whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon granulated sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon mini chocolate chips

Instructions

  1. In a food processor, blend the cookies until a fine crumb forms.
  2. In a 6 to 8 oz. microwave safe mug or small prep bowl, combine the crushed cookies, milk, sugar and baking powder. Then stir in the chocolate chips.
  3. Cook in the microwave for 1 minute, then add an additional 10 seconds if needed.
  4. Let cool for 2-3 minutes, top and enjoy.
DONNA'S NOTES
  1. Make sure to use classic chips ahoy (or similar) and not chewy.
  2. This was inspired by the Oreo Mug Cake but I found that the chocolate chip cookies really lacked in sweetness and were kind of bland. The additional of sugar made all the difference and we really liked them with the chocolate chips since the chocolate chips in the cookies get sort of ground up.
  3. Top with whipped cream, ice cream, cookie crumbs, powdered sugar, and more.
  4. 4 Chips Ahoy cookies are 1.6 ounces, this should help should you use a different brand.
  5. The prep time is mostly just processing the cookies. If you have quick access to a food processor this really is a 5 minute dessert.


Spoon Chocolate Chip Cookie Mug Cake

Originally published March 2021

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