Small Batch Cookie Recipes For Your Toaster Oven! From soft and fudgy double chocolate chip to fruit-based no sugar added there’s guaranteed to be a single-batch toaster oven cookie recipe here to satisfy your cookie craving.
You can hear them calling your name.
It started innocently enough. You were craving just one, okay two freshly baked cookies.
Now, 3-dozen leftover rich and chewy peanut butter cup cookies are threatening to ruin your waistline and send you deep into a sugar coma.
But it doesn’t have to be this way.
Small Batch To The Rescue
You can keep your oven turned off and avoid the temptation of leftovers by baking small batches of cookies using your toaster oven.
Below you’ll find all of our tested toaster oven cookie recipes. Each recipe features whole grains and makes 1-dozen cookies or less.
But that’s not all!
To make sure you’ll absolutely find a recipe to match your specific craving we’ve rounded up links to more small batch cookie recipes from our favorite online bakers.
Before You Get Baking
Check out our new Toaster Oven Cookie Baking Guide. It’s full of tips to help you make the best tasting cookies using any recipe – big or small!
Now let’s get to those cookie recipes for your toaster oven…
Small Batch Chocolate Cookies Recipes
Toaster Oven Double Chocolate Cookies
A small recipe for six splurge-worthy fudgy, chewy, super chocolaty cookies. For the deepest chocolate-flavored cookies refrigerate the dough at least 10 minutes.
Chocolate Mini M&M Cookies
Bursting with mini M&M’s, these soft and chewy chocolate cookies are positively addictive. Your waistline should be safe though, the recipe makes just six cookies! (Find the recipe at Baking Mischief)
Giant Double Chocolate Cookie for One
Not for the faint of heart, this XXL chocolate-chocolate cookie is huge and ridiculously indulgent. With no chilling time, it’ll take you less than 20 minutes to bake up this monster-sized cookie in your toaster oven. (Find the recipe at Just So Tasty)
Toaster Oven Cookie Tip: Line Your Baking Sheet
You’re probably used to using parchment paper when baking cookies but most boxes are labeled as not safe for use in a toaster oven.
To help your cookies bake evenly without sticking we recommend lining your pan with a small silicone baking mat, they’re easy to clean and reusable.
Small Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipes
Chocolate Chip Pecan Oatmeal Cookies
A small batch recipe for nine fat little whole grain cookies made with rolled oats, toasted pecans, and chocolate chips. Crispy, crunchy and chewy in every sweet bite.
Small Batch Chocolate Chip Cookies
From the queen of small batch recipes, Christina Lane comes this tasty recipe for 1 dozen rich, indulgent and chewy chocolate chip cookies. They’re made with all the good stuff: lots of butter and dark brown sugar. (Find the recipe at Dessert For Two)
Chocolate Chip Cookies for Two
Two soft and gooey vegan chocolate chip-filled cookies. Katie’s recipe includes specific directions for baking in a toaster oven and options for using coconut sugar, oat flour, and coconut oil. (Find the recipe at Chocolate Covered Katie)
Perfect Single Serving Size Chocolate Chip Cookies
A quick and easy recipe for two large perfect chocolate chip cookies. Don’t skip step #9, it’ll give your cookies crispy ridges and gooey centers. Check out the comments for tips substituting gluten-free and whole wheat flours. (Find the recipe at No. 2 Pencil)
Toaster Oven Whole Wheat Chocolate Chip Cookies
Nine not too sweet cookies that are crispy outside, soft and fluffy inside. Made with whole wheat flour, brown sugar and crunchy chia seeds they’re a healthy-ish way to scratch any chocolate chip cookie itch. Only 100 calories per cookie!
Single-Serving Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies from Chelsea’s Messy Apron
Pumpkin and cinnamon add a fun twist to the classic chocolate chip cookie in this quick small batch recipe. You can bake two large or three small cookies, perfect for just one or two people. (Find the recipe at Chelsea’s Messy Apron)
Single Chocolate Chip Cookie from Zagleft
Just you tonight? Bake a single chocolate chip cookie with this simple (only six ingredients!) toaster oven cookie recipe. There are even directions for making your cookie crispier or chewier depending on the type of sugar you use. (Find the recipe at Zagleft)
Small Batch Oatmeal Cookies Recipes
Cranberry Orange Oatmeal Cookies
A simple recipe for 10 soft and chewy small cookies featuring the classic flavor combination of cranberry and orange. Just one bowl and 30 minutes for a tasty batch of healthy-ish whole grain cookies.
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies For Two
Perfect for sharing with your sweetie this small batch recipe makes only 5 cinnamon, oat, and raisin filled cookies. (Find the recipe here at Like Mother Like Daughter)
Whole Grain Soft Oatmeal Raisin Cookies for Two
Sweetened with dates and maple syrup this easy vegan cookie dough comes together in just 5 minutes with the help of your mini-chopper.
Make two large bakery style cookies or roll the dough into tablespoon sized balls for a small batch of eight soft and chewy mini cookies.
Small Batch Peanut Butter Cookies Recipes
Irresistible Peanut Butter Cup Cookies
Satisfy your next peanut butter cookie craving with this small batch recipe for eight decadent whole grain cookies stuffed with chunks of rich mini dark chocolate peanut butter cups. Includes tips for baking cookies with natural peanut butter too!
Small Batch Peanut Butter Cookies
All of the flavor of your favorite soft peanut butter cookies in a small recipe that makes just six or seven cookies. For the criss-cross pattern that looks like the ones your grandma bakes press them with a sugared fork before baking. (Find the recipe at Live Well Bake Often)
Single-Serving Peanut Butter Cookie
Calling all single guys and gals, this cookie’s for you! The tiny vegan recipe makes just enough dough for one large or two small PB cookies. No eggs, no chilling and plenty of choices for sweeteners to use like maple syrup, agave or brown and white sugar. (Find the recipe at Chocolate Covered Katie)
Small Batch Shortbread and Sugar Cookies Recipes
Peppermint Shortbread Cookies
One dozen buttery shortbread cookies with tiny bits of peppermint and a hint of peppermint oil. You’ll only need one bowl to make this eight ingredient recipe including the chocolate glaze!
Chocolate-Dipped Orange Shortbread Cookies
Perfect for teatime or anytime, this small batch of buttery orange shortbread is baked in an 8×8 pan. Cut the cookies while they’re warm and dip the edges in rich dark chocolate for a grownup cookie treat. (Find the recipe at Chocolate Moosey)
Lemon Lime Coconut Sugar Cookies
Mini bite-sized citrus flavored cookies made with coconut sugar and white whole wheat flour. They’re crispy, chewy and will fill your kitchen with the scent of fresh lemons and limes.
Small Batch Sugar Cookies
Cut-out sugar cookies are Tim’s favorite but most recipes make 4 or 5 dozen cookies. This small recipe makes just 8 medium cookies. The unfrosted cookies have golden edges but tender middles thanks to a creamy secret ingredient. (Find the recipe at Cake Whiz)
Small Batch Lofthouse Sugar Cookies
What’s better than fluffy, tender, homemade Lofthouse sugar cookies? A tiny recipe for just six soft frosted cookies, so you can get your fix without devouring a guilt-inducing dozen or more. (Find the recipe at Dessert For Two)
Small Batch Cookies With Nuts or Coconut
Mini Maple Pecan Cookies
Six buttery whole grain pecan cookies that are sweetened with maple syrup. Enjoy these crunchy nutty snaps on their own or turn them into a batch of mini ice cream sandwiches.
Honey Walnut Cookies
A dozen soft and chewy honey sweetened cookies stuffed with crunchy chopped walnuts. No egg, no butter and only one bowl for this easy recipe! (Find the recipe at Baking Bites)
Small Batch Tropical White Chocolate Chip Cookies
Just like the bakery, these 6 chewy cookies are filled with shredded coconut, white chocolate chips, and macadamia nuts. The lemon juice and zest add a bright twist to these rich cookies. (Find the recipe at One Dish Kitchen)
Chocolate Dipped Lemon Macaroons
Seven sweet and chewy vegan macaroons with the delicious combination of lemon, coconut, and chocolate.
3-Ingredient Coconut Cookies
The perfect small batch recipe if you’re trying to limit sugar but are craving cookies. Only three ingredients in this chewy cookie recipe: fresh banana, unsweetened coconut, and vanilla. Jazz them up with chopped nuts or mini chocolate chips! (Find the recipe at Oh That’s Tasty)
Mini Skillet and Individual Deep Dish Cookie Recipes
Blueberry Lemon Skillet Cookie for Two
Freshly squeezed lemon, honey, and whole grains bake up in a mini skillet cookie bursting with fresh blueberries. Don’t forget the ice cream!
Mini Nutella Stuffed Chocolate Chunk Skillet Cookie For Two
It doesn’t get more indulgent than this deep dish chocolate chip skillet cookie. It’s soft, chewy and filled with a hidden layer of Nutella. (Find the recipe at Domestic Gothess)
Single Serving Deep Dish Funfetti Sugar Cookie
No leftovers and no sharing, this sprinkle-filled deep dish vanilla cookie is just for one. Check out Carla’s notes on making it without eggs and how that will affect the texture. (Find the recipe at Chocolate Moosey)
Recipes that call for a 3.5-inch mini skillet can also be baked in a ramekin and individual baking pan. For recipes that use a 6-inch skillet you can substitute a 6-inch cake pan or two 3-inch individual metal pans (with cooking time shortened).
Small Batch Spice Cookies Recipes
Small Batch Pumpkin Spice Cookies
The perfect recipe to use up the last bit in your open can of pumpkin. Nine soft and cakey cookies with crispy edges and tons of pumpkin pie spiced flavor.
Pumpkin Pie Spice Snickerdoodles For Two
Big. Fluffy. Spicy. Everything you’d want in two large cinnamon and sugar rolled pumpkin snickerdoodles. (Find the recipe at Budget Bytes)
Snickerdoodles For Two
All the yummy flavor of traditional snickerdoodles in a tiny recipe for just four regular-sized crispy, soft, and chewy cookies. (Find the recipe at Like Mother Like Daughter)
Molasses Spice Cookies for Two
Strong spices and bold molasses create a tasty crinkled-top chewy cookie made with whole wheat flour. Divide the dough in half for two jumbo cookies or make a batch of 6 or 12 smaller cookies. Includes dairy-free and egg-free options!
Small-batch Gingerbread Cookies
Bake just enough frosted gingerbread men to satisfy Santa. Tracy’s recipe makes 8 large or two dozen mini cookies and includes a 3-ingredient faux royal icing for decorating. (Find the recipe at Baking Mischief)
Oatmeal Breakfast “Cookies” Recipes
Dark Chocolate Cherry Banana Oat Cookies
This decadent recipe is full of wholesome ingredients like ripe mashed banana, flax meal, quick oats, a splash of almond extract and fresh cherries. Even with the chocolate, you can enjoy the whole batch for less than 400 calories!
These are the easiest “cookies” you’ll ever bake. With just bananas and oats they’re super wholesome and good for you. Don’t forget to check out Lauren’s other 2-Ingredient recipes featuring pumpkin for fall and fresh peaches in the summer. (Find the recipe at The Burlap Bag)
Cinnamon Blueberry Banana Oat Cookies
Quick to throw together, these no-sugar-added fresh blueberry filled cookies make the perfect kid-friendly breakfast or snack. Slather on some peanut butter for a fun PB & J treat.
Reese’s Peanut Butter Oatmeal Breakfast Cookie
Enjoy one giant peanut butter cookie for breakfast and feel good about it too! Erin’s simple recipe is made with whole wheat flour, hearty oats, and Greek yogurt. The directions are for a microwave but you can bake it in your toaster oven at 350 for 7 to 10 minutes. (Find the recipe at The Spiffy Cookie)
Persimmon Banana Breakfast Cookies
Featuring the unique flavor of sweet Hachiya persimmon pulp these healthy cookies are basically a small bowl of oatmeal you can hold in your hand.
Banana Breakfast Cookies
A great grab-and-go breakfast, these peanut butter, and banana oatmeal cookies are full of wholesome ingredients. The recipe makes 12 large cookies, to fit them in your toaster oven bake them in two or three small batches. (Find the recipe at Five Heart Home)
Strawberry Clementine Cookies
Bright and fresh, with no added sugar these baked oatmeal “cookies” have chunks of strawberries, clementines, and an unexpected pop of lime. Includes tips for using cookie cutters to create fun shapes before baking in your toaster oven.
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