Getting a quick snack that is also filling and delicious is not always easy, but it sure is with these life-changing recipes! All you need is a microwave, a mug, and a few ingredients to snack like a god.
2-Minute Apple Crisp
Microwave the slices of a peeled apple for 60 seconds in a mug, and then add in 2 tbsp quick-cooking oats, 2 tbsp flour, 1 tbsp brown sugar, 1 tbsp butter, 1/4 tsp cinnamon, and a pinch of salt. Microwave the mug for 30 seconds, stir, and then put it in for another 30 seconds.
Cup Of Chocolate Chip Cookie
Forget waiting for a batch of cookies to bake; this recipe let's you dive into a gooey chocolate chip cookie in less than a minute. In your mug, mix 1 tbsp of butter, 1 tbsp of white sugar, 1 tbsp of brown sugar, 3 drops of vanilla extract, and a pinch of salt. Then, stir in an egg yolk, 1/4 cup of flour, and 2 tbsp of chocolate chips. Microwave for 40-60 seconds, checking the progress at 40 seconds.
Super Simple Cinnamon Roll
In a mug, combine 2 tbsp applesauce, 1 tbsp vegetable oil, 1 tbsp buttermilk, 1/4 tsp vanilla extract, 1/4 cup plus 1 tbsp all-purpose flour, 2 1/2 tbsp brown sugar, 3/4 tsp cinnamon, 1 dash ground nutmeg, 1/4 tsp baking powder, and 1/8 tsp salt. Microwave the mixture for 1 minute, and then top with icing.
Nutella Cake Right Away
When the cake craving hits, you don't want to spend time baking! Instead, try this Nutella-licious single serving that will only take you a minute to make. Just whisk together 4 tbsp of flour, 1/4 tsp of baking powder, 3 tbsp of milk, and 1/4 cup of Nutella in a mug, and then microwave it for a minute.
French Toast In A Hurry
Try this quick recipe out to enjoy your favorite breakfast treat anytime of the day. Butter the inside of a mug, and then fill it with cubes of bread. Pour a mixture of 1 egg, 3 tbsp milk, a drop of vanilla, and cinnamon over the bread, and then microwave for 60-80 seconds. Top with syrup and enjoy!
Cup Of Cheesecake
We've all gotten cravings for a rich and creamy cheesecake, but making a whole one yourself takes a lot of time, so make this quick single serving cheesecake instead! Mix 2 oz cream cheese, 2 tbsp sour cream, 1 egg, 1/2 tsp lemon juice, 1/2 tsp vanilla, and 2-4 tbsp sugar in a cup. Microwave for 90 seconds, stopping to stir every 30 seconds. Then, let it chill until the right consistency.
Quiche In A Cup
Instead of spending your time slaving over a skillet trying to perfect the art of quiche-making, just use this fool-proof recipe to make it in a mug. Use a fork to mix an egg and 1/4 cup of milk in the mug, then tear 1/4 of a bagel into small pieces and add them to the mug. Blend in 2 tsp of cream cheese and a torn half slice of ham, then microwave for a little over a minute. Top with chives and Dijon mustard.
Mug Of Banana Bread
Whisk 3 tbsp flour, 1 tbsp sugar, 2 tbsp brown sugar, 1/8 tsp salt, 1/8 tsp baking powder, and 1/8 tsp baking soda in a mug that't been sprayed with cooking spray. Add an egg, and mix in 1/4 tsp vanilla extract, 1 tbsp vegetable oil, 1 tbsp milk, and a mashed banana. Microwave for 3 minutes and you're ready to eat!
You don't need to preheat your oven to satisfy your brownie craving, just grab a mug and head over to your microwave. Stir 2 tbsp water, 2 tbsp butter, 1/4 tbsp vanilla essence, 4 tbsp sugar, 2 tbsp cocoa powder, 4 tbsp flour, and a dash of salt in a mug. Microwave for 60-90 seconds and then top it with a scoop of ice cream. Seriously, it's that easy!
Meatloaf In A Mug
That's right — you can have that warm, home-cooked meatloaf taste just as good with just a few minutes and a microwave! Stir together 2 tbsp milk, 1 tbsp ketchup, 2 tbsp quick-cooking oats, and 1 tsp onion soup mix in a mug greased with oil or cooking spray. Crumble 1/4 lb lean ground beef and then mix it in. Microwave for 3 minutes.
Made From Scratch Mac & Cheese
Sure, you could heat up a bowl of Easy Mac, but I promise that this just-as-simple mac and cheese recipe will taste so much better than that powdery cheese and water mix. Mix 1/3 cup pasta and 1/2 cup water in a large mug, then microwave it in increments of 2 minutes and stir until the water is absorbed (shouldn't take more than 3 times). Mix in 1/4 cup of milk and 1/2 cup of shredded cheese and then microwave for another minute.
Coffee Cup Chilaquiles
If you're in the mood for some Mexican flair, these chilaquiles are like a more substantial version of chips and dip. Mix together 1 tbsp milk, an egg, salt, and pepper in a mug, then stir in 1 tbsp of sharp cheddar cheese. Add a few broken up tortilla chips on top, and then 1 tbsp of salsa, and microwave for 70 seconds. Top with more chips, sour cream, queso fresco, and anything else you'd like.
Blueberry Muffin Mug
Get a warm and delicious blueberry muffin right away with this quick and easy recipe. Mix 1 oz frozen blueberries, 1/4 cup ground flaxseed, 1/2 tsp baking powder, and 1/2 tsp nutmeg into a mug you've sprayed with cooking oil. Then, add an egg white, 1/2 tsp orange zest, and 2 tbsp maple syrup. Microwave for 90 seconds and you've got a delicious muffin.
Chocolate Caramel Cake In A Cup
In a mug, mix 4 tbsp flour, 4 tbsp sugar, 3 ttbsp unsweetened cocoa powder, 1/4 tsp baking powder, 1/4 tsp salt, a beaten egg, 3 tbsp skim milk, and 1 tbsp vegetable oil. Once mixed thoroughly, drop 2 salted caramels into the center of the mixture, then microwave for 90 seconds. If not ready, then microwave for an additional 30 seconds.
Apple Banana Oatmeal
Get a tasty and nutritious snack whenever you like with this simple recipe. Stir 1/2 cup quick-cooking oats, 1 tbsp ground flax seed, 1 egg, and 1/2 cup milk in a mug with a fork, then add 1/3 of a banana that's been mashed, 1/4 tsp cinnamon, 1/2 of an apple that's been chopped, and 2 tsp honey. Microwave for 2-3 minutes and then fluff with a fork.
1-Minute Scrambled Eggs
Grease a mug with butter or cooking spray, and then beat 2 eggs and 2 tbsp milk with a fork in it. Microwave for 45 seconds, then stir and microwave for another 30-45 seconds. Top it with cheese, salt, pepper, and whatever other herbs you like.
Coffee Cup Coffee Cake
Coffee cake is a delicious treat, and with this recipe you can enjoy it any time. To make it, mix together 1 tbsp butter and 1 tbsp brown sugar in a mug, then add 1/2 and egg, 2 tbsp sour cream, 1 tsp maple syrup, and a few drops of vanilla extract. Beat until blended, and then add 1/4 cup self-rising flour and 1/4 tsp cinnamon, and add 1 tsp of your favorite preserves to the center. Microwave for 75 seconds and enjoy.