Small Batch Cookies For Your Toaster Oven – Warm and gooey fresh baked cookies are perfect for date night, a fun activity with the grandkids or any time you’re craving a special treat that’s just for you!
To help satisfy your sweet tooth without all the pesky leftovers of a ‘big oven” recipe we’ve rounded up 70 small batch cookie recipes that will fit in your little toaster oven. You’ll find a nice mix of flavors including peanut butter oatmeal, fudgy double chocolate chip, crisp vegan shortbread, tender vanilla cookies, and so many more!
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 Chunk Cookies
Rich and indulgent with crispy edges, lots of chocolate chips, and a sprinkle of sea salt to finish these cookies look almost too pretty to eat. Best of all the small batch recipe makes just 4 cookies using melted butter, so there’s no waiting around for your butter to soften, woo-hoo! (Find the recipe on Treats + Eats)
Flourless Chocolate Pecan Cookies
The rich and fudgy brownie-like texture of these cookies reminds me of treats my grandma used to bake. It’s hard to believe but this small batch of 6 perfect pecan and chocolate stuffed bites has no flour! (Find the recipe at One Dish Kitchen)
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.
Classic Chocolate Chip Cookies
All the flavor of your favorite classic crispy chewy chocolate chip cookies in a tiny recipe that makes just 12 cookies. They’re simple, easy to throw together, and you don’t have to chill the dough! (Find the recipe at Land O’Lakes)
Olive Oil, Rosemary & Salted Dark Chocolate Chunk Cookies
These sophisticated sounding cookies are made with olive oil and molasses instead of butter, dark chocolate, and piney fresh rosemary. The author actually baked them using her toaster oven! (Find the recipe at Shanghai Spice)
Secretly Skinny Chocolate Chip Cookies
A quick and easy recipe for cookies that will satisfy your sweet tooth without expanding your waistline! The recipe uses gluten-free flour (though the notes say you can use AP or whole wheat too) and cuts the calories/fat by using less sugar, unsweetened applesauce, and an egg white. (Find the recipe at Southern In Law)
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)
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!
One Chocolate Chip Cookie for Two (Three Ways)
From sea salt caramel to double chocolate chip, there are so many delicious options with this versatile recipe. Make sure to check out the raving reviews for baking ideas (mini skillet cookie anyone?) plus a reader’s toaster oven tip! (Find the recipe on Baking Mischief)
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)
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)
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.
Peanut Butter Oatmeal Cookies
Isn’t oatmeal + peanut butter a fantastic combo? Throw in some Reese’s Pieces and you’ll be in cookie heaven! The original recipe makes 16 chewy cookies but if you scroll down to the recipe card you’ll find instructions for making half a recipe. (Find the recipe at Lindsay Ann Bakes)
Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
Warm and gooey, thin and crispy – need I say more? This quick (less than 30 minutes) and easy (one-bowl) recipe is perfect for the oatmeal cookie fan that’s cooking for just one or two people. (Find the recipe at Baked Green)
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Plump, thick, and chewy, these cookies have everything you love about big-oven oatmeal raisin cookies in a small batch recipe that makes just 8 cookies. (Find the recipe at Zona Cooks)
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.
Single-Serving Size Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies
All the fun of a big batch of cookies without the added temptation of 2-dozen leftover rich and gooey chocolate chunk-stuffed oatmeal cookies! The recipe makes just 3 individual cookies, perfect for sharing…or not. (Find the recipe at Chelsea’s Messy Apron)
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)
Small Batch Nut 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!
Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
This small batch recipe for 10 cookies made with peanut butter, ground oats, and coconut oil sounds delish but it’s the toppings that seal the deal. Soft and chewy cookies topped with melted chocolate, pistachios, and coconut – Yes Please! (Find the recipe at Cake Whiz)
Peanut Butter Cookies
Just like mom used to make, this small batch recipe for one dozen chewy peanut butter cookies will bring back childhood memories for sure! The author recommends chilling the dough and then underbaking so your cookies turn out soft and gooey. (Find the recipe at Call Me PMC)
Fourless Almond Butter Cookies
5-ingredients and one bowl for a small batch of 12 sweet and nutty almond butter cookies. Don’t skip the quick 15-minute freezer session for the dough, it plus the coarse salt sprinkled on top make ALL the difference! (Find the recipe at Heartbeet Kitchen)
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!
Vegan Shortbread Cookies
Traditional shortbread cookies – veganized! This simple small batch recipe makes just 9 crispy crunchy shortbread cookies. Don’t skip the comments there are great tips for using gluten-free flour, adding chopped cranberries and lots of 5-star reviews. (Find the recipe at Loving It Vegan)
Almond Flour Shortbread Cookies
Whole food cookies never looked so good! These gluten-free and grain-free cookies are sweetened with maple syrup instead of sugar and topped with a dollop of raspberry jam in the middle. (Find the recipe at Kristin In Between)
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 Homemade In The Kitchen)
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.
One-Bowl Sugar Cookies 3-Ways
More than just a great small-batch recipe, this post has all the tips and tricks you need to make any type of sugar cookie texture you can dream of: crispy, crunchy, puffy, chewy and more! (Find the recipe and tips at Baking Mischief)
XXL Buttery Soft Sugar Cookie
One giant soft and chewy sugar cookie that’s big enough to share but not so big you’ll be stuck eating it all week. The rainbow sprinkles are a must! (Find the recipe at Sally’s Baking Addiction)
Sugar-Doodle Vanilla Cookies
Simple, soft, and chewy this small batch of just 11 cookies features a great vanilla flavor and texture of your classic snickerdoodle without the spice. If that’s too many cookies, no worries, extra dough can be stored in the fridge or frozen for future late night snacking. (Find the recipe at Averie Cooks)
Frosted Sugar Cookie Bars
Some days you just don’t feel like scooping and rolling cookies, right? On those days, treat yourself to a batch of quick and easy sugar cookie bars! The dough is pressed into a pan and baked to crispy-chewy perfection. A rich buttercream frosting takes them over the top. (Find the recipe at One Dish Kitchen)
Small Batch Sugar Cookies
Cut-out sugar cookies are my husband 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.
White Chocolate Macadamia Nut Cookies
All the rich flavor of the bakery classic in a small batch recipe that makes just 6 indulgent cookies! (Find the recipe at Dessert For Two)
Vegan Cranberry Pecan Cookies
This flexible cookie recipe is perfect for when you want cookies but you don’t have a lot of ingredients in the pantry. According to the author, it makes 12 not-too-sweet easy to customize vegan cookies. (Find the recipe at Plenty Vegan)
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.
Coconut Macaroons 3 Ways
What’s better than one type of macaroon? 3 very different recipes! The Swedish Macaroons Recipe that uses a whole egg is intriguing but it’s the nutty Chocolate Macaroons that will have you grabbing your whisk. (Find the recipe at Fit Bottomed Girls)
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!
Deep Dish Chocolate Chip Pizookies For Two
Over the top indulgent, these ramekin baked deep dish cookies are the answer to your ooey-gooey warm pizookie cravings. Don’t forget the ice cream! (Find the recipe at Dinners, Dishes and Dessert)
Double Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie For Two
Can’t decide if you want a cookie or a brownie? Get the best of both desserts with this chocolately vegan skillet cookie for two. The recipe calls for tapioca flour but in the post, Natasha says you can sub an equal amount of cornstarch instead. (Find the recipe at The Cake Merchant)
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 Homemade In The Kitchen)
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
Triple Ginger Cookies
If you’re the only one in your family that loves ginger cookies this is the recipe for you! It makes just 6 crispy, chewy, bold and spicy cookies.
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)
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.
Gingerbread Chocolate Chip Cookies
Doesn’t chocolate + singer sounds like a magical combo? Based on the great reader reviews it is! The recipe makes a dozen cookies but if that’s too many make sure to check out Carla’s tips for freezing the dough to bake later. (Find the recipe at Homemade In The Kitchen)
Cherry Chocolate Ginger Cookies
If you like ginger a little but not a lot, this is the small batch (and I think gluten-free) recipe for you. Gingerbread flavor plus the unexpected addition of chocolate covered dried cherries = YUM! (Find the recipe at IMMAEatThat)
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)
Healthy-ish 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)
Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies
These big, fat, and filling gluten-free breakfast cookies are loaded with so many goodies like oats, coconut, raisins, and almond meal. The recipe makes just 6 cookies but they are huge! To fit them in your toaster oven bake the cookies in two separate batches. (Find the recipe at Recipe Tin Eats)
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.
Chocolate Banana Cookies
This fun clean-eating recipe uses just 3 ingredients (banana, peanut butter, and cocoa powder) and makes what the author lovingly describes as Chocolate Lumps – gotta love that level of honesty! Make sure to check out the tips and most importantly, let the cookies cool before eating. (Find the recipe at Eating Clean Recipes)
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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