ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Mrs Fields Best Cookie Book

Updated on March 11, 2018

Cookies and More

Mrs Fields has the best recipes for COOKIES! I got this cookbook as a gift over 20 years ago. It was one of those gifts that was a hint, hint to learn to bake cookies for the hubby to keep him sweetened up. I remember when I unwrapped it; everyone was all around me telling which ones to make first. It was kinda funny. If I remember right I was supposed to make ones with chocolate chips, nuts, raisins. Of course I chimed in with chocolate mint to say something different. To be honest I made one with raisins first.

About The Cookie Book

This cookbook has five sections for easy searching for the kind of cookie you want to bake. The sections are drop, filled, fancy, bar and special treats. There are 130 recipes total in this book. Lots to choose from. The recipes are super easy to follow with a picture of the cookies you are making next to it. It even has some extra how-to photo's with some of the recipes. I really like the ease and simple recipes that this cookie book has to offer. I'm sure glad Mrs Fields shared her prize winning recipes in this book.

More Than Just Cookies

As I sit here and re-look at the special treats sections which is the last section of the book; I see a recipe for Creamy Mocha Ice Cream Shake. Now doesn't that sound good for dunking a cookie in. I know that cookies are best dunked in milk but its fun to try something different. It's nice that there are other shared dessert recipes other than cookies in this cookbook.

Even after so many years of owning this cookbook, I still love to look through it to find a cookie recipe I haven't tried yet. As the saying goes oldies are always goodies!

Rate It!

Cast your vote for Mrs Fields Best Cookie Book
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies
Oatmeal Raisin Cookies | Source

Oatmeal Raisin Chews

These cookies were some of the first ones I made from from Mrs Fields Best Cookie Book Ever! The cookbook was a gift over 20 years ago. It contains several really great cookie recipes to drool over.


  • 2 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup instant oats
  • 1 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups raisins
  • 1/2 cup walnuts (optional)


  1. Preheat oven to 300
  2. In medium bowl combine flour, soda, salt and oat.
  3. Mix well with wire whisk and set aside.
  4. In a large bowl blend sugars with an electric mixer on medium speed.
  5. Add butter and mix to form a grainy paste.
  6. Add honey, vanilla and eggs.
  7. Mix at medium speed until light and fluffy.
  8. Add flour mixture, raisin and walnuts; blend at a low speed until combined. Do no over mix.
  9. Drop by rounded tablespoons onto greased cookie sheet about 1 1/2 apart.
  10. Bake for 18 to 22 minutes or until light golden brown.
  11. Transfer cookies with a spatula to a cool flat cookie sheet.

Mrs Field's Tasty Tips

© 2014 Cheryl Fay Mikesell


    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment
    • Wednesday-Elf profile image


      5 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      Of all the dessert cookbooks out there, 'cookies' has to be my favorite. This one looks like a really good one! A cookie recipe for every taste! My favorite is 'chocolate' with nuts. :) Thanks for sharing this cookbook on the 'Books on Squidoo' Pinterest board.

    • Corrinna-Johnson profile image

      Corrinna Johnson 

      5 years ago from BC, Canada

      Yum! I am always looking for new cookie recipes and this cookbook sounds fantastic.

    • Merrci profile image

      Merry Citarella 

      5 years ago from Oregon's Southern Coast

      Nice to include a recipe! Great lens.


    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at:

    Show Details
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the or domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)
    ClickscoThis is a data management platform studying reader behavior (Privacy Policy)