cookie in a cup

how often do you want to make cookies but know it will only lead to you and your family or roommate or maybe just yourself consuming 2 dozen cookies in just a few days?! it happens quite often at my house so of course i was really excited to find this recipe for making one cookie, in a cup, using the microwave.  i was a little weary of making a cookie in the microwave but it doesn’t seem to matter – it’s still a cookie!

melissa created three cookie recipes: chocolate chip, peanut butter, and sugar.  we started with chocolate chip.  it was rich and we didn’t have any ice cream to scoop on top so i tried it with whipped cream – not good.  then i poured milk on top because what i really love is chocolate chip cookies dipped in milk.  loved it!  i must say though that my husband liked it just the way it was and this was his favorite.

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then we tried peanut butter.  the top didn’t look done after 30 seconds so i put it in for another 10 and it seemed a little dry and still didn’t look totally done – see picture below.  melissa’s looks completely done in her picture so maybe it had to do with the kind of peanut butter i used.  if this happens next time, i’ll take it out after 30 seconds.

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last we made the sugar cookie.  this was my favorite. it also ended a little dry.  i’d go for 40 seconds next time.  every microwave is different so your times may vary from mine.

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make all 3!  i liked all of these recipes and would make them all again!  it took about 5 minutes total and was perfect for an after dinner treat!

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