This ooey gooey peanut butter brownie in a mug recipe is absolutely amazing!! Throw it all together, stick in the microwave for 1 min. and it’s done to perfection! Dessert for one has never been more delicious and easy.
I love single serving desserts! When I want something sweet at night and don’t want to turn on the oven this peanut butter brownie in a mug recipe is just perfect! It is quite simple and perfect for a late night treat and you can really fool around with it and add other goodies too if you want. We love the added peanut butter but if you have an allergy in your house you can omit it and it is still delicious! Here’s how to make a brownie in a mug which is definitely one of our favorite mug recipes! (originally published 8/16)
You don’t have to add peanut butter to make a brownie in a mug, but this addition is delicious!
If you have a sweet tooth but don’t want to make an entire package of brownies or cake this is a great alternative dessert for one!
I like this brownie in a mug recipe from Simply Recipes because it is easy and I had everything in my cupboard at home. I changed a few things and added peanut butter and it came out amazing!
I’m all about easy and ooey gooey desserts so I’ve made this one often because it’s just so easy and hits the spot when I want something sweet.
I decided to add a dollop of peanut butter in the center but you could also add a few Rollo caramels or leave it all out and just make a regular microwave brownie in a mug which is amazing as well. I’m a peanut butter fanatic so if I am really going to go all in and indulge myself when making a microwave dessert for one I am going to really go for it if you know what I mean.
This is what you’ll need and a video showing how to make a brownie in a mug
- Cocoa (I use this one)
- Peanut butter (optional, great without it too)
- medium/large mug to make sure it doesn’t overflow
If you love this easy brownie in a mug recipe you could put together the dry ingredients in small baggies to use on other nights and write with a sharpie on the bag what wet ingredients you need so it’s quick!!
Seriously, it is so easy that way. Just make a large batch of this brownie in a mug mixture but portioned out into ziplocs so it’s ready when you are.
Looking for more mug recipes?
Peanut Butter Brownie in a Mug
- 1/4 c sugar
- 1/4 c flour
- pinch of salt
- 2 tbsp cocoa I used dark chocolate Hershey's
- 2 tbsp oil
- 1/4 c water
- 1 tbsp peanut butter
- 1/4 tsp vanilla
- Add dry ingredients to mug and stir (use 12 oz. mug or larger because it will rise a bit).
- Add wet ingredients to mug and stir until mixed.
- Put tbsp. of peanut butter in middle of mix and push down a bit so it is submerged into brownie batter.
- Microwave for 60 seconds...done!!