This easy Nutella cookie cooks in under one minute. It’s soft and cakey and full of chocolate and Nutella flavor.

I needed this cookie today. Okay, maybe I didn’t need the three I actually inhaled. This is the problem with easy recipes.

It’s been a long, not-so-great day. I won’t bore you with the details. I just really want the weekend to be here.

I realized I haven’t made a microwave version of a Nutella cookie since my first attempt a few years back. I had originally planned to make one for the upcoming book, but I had so many Nutella recipes in there already, so I left it out.

This Nutella cookie came out soft and cakey. It tasted delicious, especially since it was still warm with melty chocolate chips on top. Next time I’ll work on a more firm version, but this really hit the spot.

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Microwave Nutella Cookie

Yield: 1

Prep Time: 4 minutes

Cook Time: 50 seconds

Total Time: 4 minutes and 50 seconds

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1 tbsp Nutella
  • 3 tbsp all purpose flour
  • 1 tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tbsp whisked egg
  • 1 tbsp chocolate chips

 

Directions:

1.  Line a large plate with parchment paper (The parchment paper will keep the cookie from sticking. You need a large plate to keep the cookie stable and to let it spread as it will spread out quite a bit.) Melt butter in a small bowl or mug. Add in remaining ingredients except chocolate chips. Mix with a whisk until batter is smooth.

2. Using a spatula, scrape cookie into a big lump into the middle of large plate lined with parchment paper. The dough will be wet and sticky so try to handle only with the spatula. Slightly shape the cookie dough so it is evenly spread and round. Drop chocolate chips on surface.

3. Cook for 50 seconds (don't cook for longer as it will overcook the cookie). Let cookie cool for a few minutes before eating.

   

22 Responses to “Microwave Nutella Cookie”

  1. Zara — July 10, 2014 at 2:28 am

    I am surely going to try this recipe at home today…. :)

    • Kirbie replied: — July 10th, 2014 @ 8:06 am

      yay!

  2. Lana — July 10, 2014 at 11:57 am

    Wow i just love your easy and delicious recipes! I made a two ingredient nutella cake a couple of weeks ago and couldn’t believe how simple it was. and everybody loved it! i will be definitely trying this cookie recipe! Thank you!

    • Kirbie replied: — July 11th, 2014 @ 12:50 am

      yay! so glad you are enjoying my recipes. def give this one a try!

  3. Mia — July 13, 2014 at 6:26 am

    Just tried this recipe! It tastes really good and (as you said) cakey. Sadly, mine looks pretty ugly though unlike yours. Will be waiting for the firmer version (and will definitely try!).
    Thanks, Kirby!

    • Kirbie replied: — July 13th, 2014 @ 8:56 am

      glad you liked it! i am def working on a firmer version too. Hmm, as for the shape, I piled all my dough in the middle of a large round plate lined with parchment paper. when it cooked, it just spread out pretty evenly across the plate.

  4. Beth — July 13, 2014 at 10:11 am

    This looks PERFECT for chocolate emergencies! 

    • Kirbie replied: — July 13th, 2014 @ 11:10 pm

      yes!

  5. valerie soltis — July 15, 2014 at 2:53 pm

    what are whisked eggs? Just an egg beaten?

    • Kirbie replied: — July 15th, 2014 @ 11:43 pm

      yes, you measure out 1 tbsp of an already whisked/beaten egg

  6. Jude — August 6, 2014 at 8:25 pm

    A good alternative to chocolate chips is spreading a bit of Nutella on top! Other than that this recipe is super yummy!!

    • Kirbie replied: — August 6th, 2014 @ 8:33 pm

      mm, sounds good!

  7. Connie — August 6, 2014 at 9:11 pm

    I tried this but it didn’t work out!! >:-(
    I don’t know what happened but I did everything but it went black and spattered all over the microwave! Can you please tell me what is wrong? I did everything right, I’m positive!
    Also, can you make a diet mug cake recipe? I’m trying to lose weight but I really can’t because I keep making your mug cakes. :(

    • Kirbie replied: — August 7th, 2014 @ 8:32 am

      hmmm i’m not quite sure. did you use parchment paper at the bottom and not waxed paper? i am just checking since a lot of people confuse the two. or perhaps you have a really super powerful microwave that just cooked the cookie too fast. perhaps you can try lowering the power setting on your microwave. did it splatter from the start or at the end? i’m not sure why it would turn black. i made this recipe several times and it’s never come close to splattering. and from the comments, several readers have also made the recipe with no issues.

      as for diet recipes, i have made several lower calorie recipes. my favorite is probably the 3 ingredient chocolate ice cream mug cake, which is less than 200 calories. http://kirbiecravings.com/2013/08/3-ingredient-chocolate-ice-cream-mug-cake.html I also recently made several more under 200 calorie ones but they are being reserved for my new book.

  8. Vicky — August 6, 2014 at 9:20 pm

    I LURVE THIS RECIPE! PERFECT FOR ALL THE TIME!!!!!! THX 4 SHARING IT!!!

    • Kirbie replied: — August 7th, 2014 @ 8:25 am

      love your enthusiasm!

  9. Ruby — October 7, 2014 at 3:50 pm

    I just found your blog and I love it so much! Definitely trying this recipe soon. Could you explain the whisked egg part? Do I just whisk some egg whites until they’re firm and measure it out to a tablespoon?

    • Kirbie replied: — October 7th, 2014 @ 9:17 pm

      No, it’s much easier than that! A whisked egg just means that the egg yolk and egg white are lightly mixed together like you’re making a scrambled egg, and then you use 1 tbsp of that.

  10. Sam — October 14, 2014 at 4:23 pm

    Any subsitutes for eggs?

    • Kirbie replied: — October 14th, 2014 @ 10:01 pm

      No, sorry

  11. Chitra — November 3, 2014 at 7:43 am

    Hi , 
    I would love to try this recipe.Can u suggest me a replacement for egg ? 

    • Kirbie replied: — November 3rd, 2014 @ 7:36 pm

      sorry i would need to play around with the recipe first to figure out a suitable substitute.

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