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5 from 30 votes

Soft and chewy sugar cookie in a mug

This mug sugar cookie is unlike no other. It uses a secret ingredient to keep your cookie soft and chewy even after baking it in the microwave you have to try it!
Prep Time1 min
Cook Time1 min
Total Time2 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 serving
Calories: 468Calories


  • wide mug


  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1.5 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • ½ tablespoon brown sugar
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoon all purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon corn starch
  • ½ teaspoon granulated sugar for topping


  • First, start by melting the butter in the mug in the microwave. This can take anywhere from 15-30 seconds depending on if your butter was at room temperature or not.
  • Add in the granulated sugar, the brown sugar, and the salt and stir until combined. Add in the egg yolk and the vanilla and stir one last time.
  • Add in the all purpose flour and the corn starch and mix just until combined. Flatten the top with a mini rubber spatula or the back of a spoon then sprinkle with the ½ teaspoon granulated sugar for a traditional sugar cookie taste.
  • Bake in the microwave for 40-50 seconds. Check your mug cookie after 40 seconds, if it is not fully bake din the center bake it for another 5-10 seconds. Enjoy as soon as you make it!


Calories: 468Calories | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 245mg | Sodium: 211mg | Potassium: 58mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 945IU | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 2mg