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My guilt-free eggless chocolate chip cookie dough for one is the perfect portion-controlled treat. It’s ready in only 5 minutes to indulge a little when sugar cravings hit!

You may also enjoy my Mini Egg Cookie Bars or Vegan Cookie Dough Frosting.

small white bowl of eggless chocolate chip cookie dough for one with a spoon

Why you’ll love it

My thoughts on homemade chocolate chip cookies have always been this: the raw batter is the best part! So I set out to create the best edible chocolate chip cookie dough recipe. This version is very sweet with a smooth, creamy texture, and it’s portion controlled for no guilt.

This recipe has been a hot topic over the years as evidenced by some of the comments below. People get very excited, annoyed, and passionate over edible cookie dough. 😀 I recommend reading through the entire post and comments to make yours perfect.

What you’ll need

  • Butter – soften it up so it’s easier to work with
  • Sugar – we’re using both granulated sugar and brown sugar
  • Flour – to thicken it up and add texture
  • Milk – I use whole milk
  • Vanilla extract – it’s a classic flavor enhancer
  • Chocolate chips – I like semisweet for that traditional chocolate chip cookie taste

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white bowl with guiltless egg-free cookie dough for one and a spoon

Recipe note

I grew up eating raw cookie dough with eggs and flour, and I never got sick. There aren’t any eggs in this recipe, but there is flour. You’ll sometimes hear that uncooked flour is something to watch out for potential bacteria as well. This is an old recipe (from 2017!) and advice has changed and evolved over the years. It’s entirely up to you what you feel comfortable with and if you make this recipe or not, so consider this my disclaimer.

What makes it guilt free?

  • Two comments I sometimes get are “Why is the portion so small?” and “There’s nothing guilt free about 400 calories”, which are totally contradictory!
  • This is a small portion to be calorie-friendly, but it easy doubles if you want more.
  • As for 400 calories potentially being a lot to some people, that’s much less than your average dessert, and I usually sneak way more dough when actually baking cookies. Everything in moderation is key.

How to make edible cookie dough

This is an overview, and full ingredients & instructions are in the recipe card below.

  • Mix the butter and sugars together in a medium-sized bowl using a hand mixer.
  • Add in the remaining ingredients (except the chocolate chips), and continue to mix until combined.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips. Give it a taste, and adjust as needed. Refrigerate or freeze to firm up the texture if desired.

Substitutions and variations

  • If you prefer a more “doughy” texture, you could try adding more flour or reducing the amount of milk. I also suggest freezing it for 15 minutes to chill it/firm it up a little!
  • Depending on your preferences, you can add a bit of salt or decrease the sugar if you want it to be less sweet.
  • Some fun add-ins would be M&Ms, sprinkles, peanut butter, cocoa powder, etc.
  • Yes, this is a small portion to be easier on the calories, but it easy doubles. Just straight double all the ingredients!

Can I bake it?

No, it wouldn’t work to bake this edible cookie dough. There’s no eggs or leavening (baking soda or baking powder) to bind them or help them rise, so it wouldn’t work to turn it into actual cookies.

close-up of small bowl of guilt-free eggless chocolate chip cookie dough for one with a spoon

If you made this guilt-free edible cookie batter recipe, leave a star rating and review below! Questions not answered in the post above? Talk to me. You can also find me on Instagram.

My guilt-free eggless chocolate chip cookie dough for one is the perfect portion-controlled treat. Ready in only 5 minutes!
4.80 from 35 votes

Eggless Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough for One

My guilt-free eggless chocolate chip cookie dough for one is the perfect portion-controlled treat. It's ready in only 5 minutes to indulge a little when sugar cravings hit!
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Servings: 1


  • 1 tablespoon butter softened
  • 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 1 tablespoon milk or water
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons chocolate chips


  • In a medium bowl, mix the butter and sugar together using an electric hand mixer.
  • Add in all other ingredients except for the chocolate chips, and continue mixing.
  • Stir in the chocolate chips.
  • Enjoy immediately, or you can put it in the fridge or freezer if you prefer it to be more firm.



Calories: 400kcal

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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  1. 5 stars
    Such a yummy recipe! I only do the brown sugar and don’t include the regular sugar since it makes it even sweeter. The brown sugar is enough sweetening for me :). I may double the recipe on some nights too when I want extra🫣

  2. 5 stars
    This is perfect for my cravings! To make it even quicker I just put one beater on my hand mixer and put it right into the mug in going to eat it out of. I also like it after it’s been chilled slightly!

    1. I didn’t use a stand mixer. I don’t even own one. Just a hand mixer haha. But yes, a fork works too. glad you liked it!

  3. This was delicious! I’m planning to make it again using mini chocolate chips! Also, I want to make a larger batch and use it to frost some brownies!