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Want a Christmas cookie in less than 1 minutes? Check out these Holiday Microwave Mug Cookies
Gingerbread Mug Cookies for Two Recipe
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
1 min
Total Time
6 mins

Micro-bake my easy Gingerbread Mug Cookies in only minutes. They're made to share and perfect treats for the holiday season!

Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 2 mug cookies
Author: Gemma Stafford
  • 2 tablespoons (1oz/30g) butter
  • 4 tablespoons sugar (Brown or white)
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 6 tablespoons all purpose flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/8 teaspoon ginger
  1. Place butter in the mug and melt in the microwave (about 30 seconds).
  2. Stir in the sugar (brown or white).
  3. beat in the egg yolks, mixing thoroughly.
  4. Add flour, cinnamon, salt and ginger and stir until combined.
  5. Divide the mix between two mugs.
  6. Cook in the microwave separately for about 45 seconds - 1 minute. (This timing is based on my 1200W microwave so check the wattage of your timing may vary)
  7. Serve with a little vanilla ice cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon sugar on top.
Recipe Notes

If you just want to make 1 cookie then 1/2 the recipe.
For a darker result use a dark brown sugar which is rich in molasses.