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Snickerdoodle Cookie in a Cup

Snickerdoodle Cookie in a Cup, a microwave snickerdoodle.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 3 minutes
Cook Time 1 minute
Total Time 4 minutes
Servings 1
Author Melissa @ No. 2 Pencil


  • 1 tablespoon of butter
  • 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar
  • 1 heaping tablespoon of firmly packed dark brown sugar
  • Pinch of cream of tartar
  • Pinch of kosher salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon of vanilla
  • Cinnamon
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 3 tablespoons of all-purpose flour


  1. In a microwave safe mug, melt butter.
  2. Use a fork to stir sugars and butter together.
  3. Add cream of tartar, salt, vanilla and two dashes (shakes) of cinnamon to cup and stir until combined.
  4. Stir in egg yolk.
  5. Stir in flour.
  6. Top cookie dough with additional cinnamon and microwave 45-60 seconds depending on strength of microwave.

Recipe Notes

Cookie will be soft when hot and will become chewier as it cools.