A sugar craving hits. But—gasp—you ate the last Newman-O yesterday. And there’s nothing but a bite of ice cream left in the freezer (not even worth it). You don’t have the willpower to put on pants and go to the grocery store, nor do you want to start a massive baking project. The answer is simple, guys: a single-serving cookie. It’s so easy you can make another an hour later if one just wasn’t enough. PS. Since this recipe is egg free, you can avoid turning on the oven and eat the cookie dough totally raw—our gift to you.

How to Make a Cookie for One

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Step 1:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with a small piece of parchment paper.

Step 2:

Mix 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, 1 tablespoon brown sugar, 1/2 tablespoon coconut sugar, and 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract together with a fork until light and fluffy.

Step 3:

Mix in 2 tablespoons preferred flour and a few pinches of salt until just combined, then add 1 tablespoon chocolate chips, 1-2 teaspoons slivered almonds, and 2 teaspoons rolled oats. If mixture seems crumbly, use your hands to mix it together.

Step 4:

Roll dough into a ball, then press down into whatever cookie shape you prefer. We like the classic round. Bonus: If you don't have the time (or patience) to wait for your oven to heat, you can eat your cookie raw. Yes, you can actually eat the cookie dough.

Step 5:

Bake for 10-15 minutes, depending on how crispy you like your cookies.

Step 6:

Your cookie is served. Dunk it into almond milk. Eat. Repeat.

A Single-Serving Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookie
Recipe by: Rebecca Firkser
Makes: 1 cookie

1 tablespoon unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1/2 tablespoon coconut sugar
1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons preferred flour (we like almond flour or plain ol’ all-purpose)
A few pinches Kosher salt
1 tablespoon chocolate chips
1-2 teaspoons slivered almonds
2 teaspoons rolled oats

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees and line a baking sheet with a small piece of parchment paper.

2. Mix butter, both sugars, and vanilla extract together with a fork until light and fluffy.

3. Mix in flour and salt until just combined, then add chocolate chips, almonds, and oats. If mixture seems crumbly, use your hands to mix it together.

4. Roll dough into a ball, then press down into whatever cookie shape you prefer. We like the classic round. Bonus: If you don't have the time (or patience) to wait for your oven to heat, you can eat your cookie raw. Yes, you can actually eat the cookie dough.

5. Bake for 10-15 minutes, depending on how crispy you like your cookies.

6. Your cookie is served. Dunk it into almond milk. Eat. Repeat.

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