Invite Mrs. Fields to the Wedding

Wedding season is here and just as important as the dress, rings and flowers are the little details that make the day special. Not only are cookies a creative way to commemorate a wedding day, they are always appreciated. (Seriously, have you ever seen someone turn down a cookie?) We’ve created some incredible wedding-inspired gifts to customize for your special day. Check them out.

Save the Date Logo Cookies

Our Save the Date Logo Cookies are a genius way to share the exciting news in a creative, exciting way. Customize with your info and share these luscious fondant-topped sugar cookies with friends and family. Makes a great party favor at an engagement party, too!

Ombre Array Cookies

Ombre is so popular, especially with weddings and our Ombre Array Cookies make a gorgeous dessert option with a delicious design sense. Available in shades of coral or teal, these cookies are a decoration in themselves for wedding receptions, bridal showers, or any celebration.

Cookie Basket

Our Cookie Basket tied with a customized ribbon is a popular option for wedding parties. It makes a lovely and accessible treat as guests arrive, paired with a champagne flute full of cold milk.

Best Day Ever Bag

When it comes to thoughtful thank you gifts for the wedding party, from the ring bearer to the florist, there is no better gift than our Best Day Ever Bag. It’s loaded with delicious, freshly baked cookies and makes a perfect individual gift for everyone in the wedding party who helped to make it the best day ever!

Thank You Logo Cookie

And finally, a sweet token of thanks for all wedding guests, our Thank You Logo Cookie is a wonderful way to send guests home on a sweet note. Customized and printed in edible fondant icing on a luscious buttery cookie, it’s an elegant option for a formal party.

Thanks for Celebrating Logo Cookie

Or, if your style is more casual, our Thanks for Celebrating Logo Cookie is just the right sentiment for your party. Same customization options for a perfectly sweet ending to a memorable day.

Browse all of our wedding gifts to choose your favorite mementos for bridesmaids and groomsmen, even sweet tower treats to serve guests or staff. Just remember to always invite Mrs. Fields to the wedding!

Recipe: Watermelon Cupcakes

Mrs. Fields Secrets Watermelon Cupcakes

These lookalike watermelon cupcakes are an easy peasy way to dress up a regular cupcake with a fun summer theme. You can make this as easy as you like (with your favorite boxed mix) or more decadent with our from-scratch recipe. Both variations are below, and both are worth treating your tastebuds (and your family) to.

Watermelon Cupcakes

for cupcakes
2 cups flour
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup shortening
1 cup milk
3 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 eggs
1-2 tablespoons red food coloring
2/3 cup miniature chocolate chips

for frosting
5 tablespoons flour
1 cup whole milk
1 cup butter (room temperature)
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
5-10 drops green food coloring

Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line muffin tins with cupcake liners. In a medium bowl, whisk dry ingredients together: flour, sugar, baking powder and salt. In a mixing bowl, cream sugar and shortening together until light and fluffy. Add in eggs, one at a time, until well incorporated. Alternate adding small amounts of the flour mixture and the milk and mixing after each. Finally, stir in the vanilla and food coloring and mix until just combined. Finally, add the chocolate chips and mix until just incorporated. Fill cupcake liners 2/3 full with batter and bake for 15-18 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted comes out clean. Allow to cool before frosting.

To make the frosting, mix flour and milk together in a double boiler over medium heat, stirring constantly with a whisk, until a thick paste forms. Cool mixture completely (you can use the fridge or freezer to speed it up). Cream butter at high speed until it is light and creamy. Add the sugar and blend until fluffy. Take a generous scoop of the sugar/butter mixture and add it to the cooled flour/milk mixture and blend it well. Add all of the flour/milk mixture to the sugar/butter mixture and beat until fluffy and light. Finally, add vanilla and food coloring and mix well. Spread on cooled cupcakes.

Boxed Mix Variation
Prepare your favorite boxed yellow cake mix as directed, then add 1-2 tablespoons red food coloring and 2/3 cup miniature chocolate chips to the batter. Bake as directed.

Gourmet S’mores Delivered to Your Door

The official snack of summer campfires has a fun new gourmet twist from Mrs. Fields. Imagine soft, luscious cookies sandwiching a roasted, toasted chocolate chip marshmallow. Amazing, right?

No need to rush out and gather all the ingredients, our new Sweet S’mores Kit comes with everything you need: cookies, marshmallows, skewers and a birch print campfire log case to keep everything in one place (and looking great).

This is not only our favorite new gift idea for your kid’s camp counselor or scout leader, it’s our favorite way to treat yourself and your friends to a proper summer treat. Bring it to a backyard barbecue. Or surprise your colleagues at the office with a Friday afternoon s’mores party. You know, the Mrs. Fields way.

Shop the Sweet S’mores Kit and all of our other summer gifts now!

Father’s Day Catalog Preview + Discount

Gone Campin’ Box

Father’s Day is coming up in just a few weeks and our new catalog is hitting mailboxes now to get you ready. We have so many great new gift ideas to treat dad right. You can shop early, save with a discount code (see below) and schedule your gift to be delivered just in time! Finding a great gift for dad doesn’t have to be hard, just check out this year’s great lineup:

Boss for a Day Box

Dad doesn’t want another tie, unless it’s the one on our Boss for a Day Box filled with his favorite cookies. This individual gift is perfect for grandpas and in-laws too!

Sweet S’mores Kit

For dads who prefer to sit by the campfire, our Sweet S’mores Kit is just the thing to make his day. Everything you need, including chocolate chip marshmallows to squish between our luscious bite-sized cookies.

Just for Dad Tin

Upload a special snapshot for this Just for Dad Tin that’s delivered with his favorite people on the cover and his favorite treats inside!

Manly Plaid Bites Box

Cookies, brownies and butter toffee peanuts – what could be more manly to treat dad? He’ll love this Manly Plaid Bites Box.

Best Dad Ever Tin

If he’s the best dad ever, then he clearly deserves the Best Dad Ever Tin. It’s a no-brainer. (And a crowd-pleaser!)

Plaid for Dad Box

It looks like a vintage thermos, but it’s filled with freshly baked cookies. Our Plaid for Dad Box is a sweet treat for a classic guy.

Most Awesome Father Tin

If he’s really the Most Awesome Father he’ll prove it by sharing these freshly baked cookies in his Most Awesome Father Tin.

Tools of the Trade Box

Just like the way he keeps his favorite tools in his toolbox, his favorite cookies, brownies, popcorn, nuts and candy are all represented in our Tools of the Trade Box.

Father’s Day Cookie Cake

And, of course, you can never go wrong with dad’s perennial favorite, the Father’s Day Cookie Cake (which you can personalize with your own message and colors).

Shop today and use code DAD15 at checkout to get 15% off your order. And be sure to check out our selection of gifts that ship free with code SHIPFREE.

Gifting for Father’s Day has never been simpler, so show him he’s the best by sharing the best with him!

Recipe: Brown Sugar Toffee Cookies

Mrs. Fields Secrets Brown Sugar Toffee Cookies

Brown Sugar Toffee Cookies

2 1/4 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking soda
1 teaspoon cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 cup butter, softened
1 1/4 cups dark brown sugar
1 large egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 cup crushed toffee bits
1/2 cup coarse brown sugar for rolling

Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare baking sheets with parchment paper or baking sheets. In a mixing bowl, whisk the dry ingredients together: flour, baking soda, cornstarch, salt and cinnamon. In another mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar together until creamy, about two minutes. Add egg and vanilla and mix until well combined. Slowly add the dry ingredients, followed by the toffee bits. Scoop generous tablespoon balls of dough and roll into a ball, then roll in the coarse sugar. Place 12 cookies per sheet and bake for 10 minutes, or until tops are crackled. Remove and cool for a couple of minutes before transferring to a cooling rack.

Kickoff Memorial Day with Savings

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It’s a day to honor those who have fought for our freedoms, a day to gather with friends and family, and of course, a day to shop. We’re stocked up with incredible gifts for all your summer gifting needs, and topped them off with 20% savings site wide. Check out our top picks for summer fun:

Sweet S’mores Kit

Certain to be a bestseller, our Sweet S’mores Kit is ready for campfire fun. Roast our chocolate chip-laden marshmallows and smoosh them between two bite-sized cookies for a gourmet treat!

Seeing Stars Large Box

Show up to your next backyard BBQ or family reunion with our Seeing Stars Large Box and see how fast it goes! Our original cookies and brownies paired with luscious frosted cookies means something for everyone.

Firecracker Celebration Box

Flavor explosion is in store with the Firecracker Celebration Box. Cookies and candy practically burst out of this fun gift, ideal for get togethers or as a prize for the winner of your hot dog eating contest!

Starfish and Stripes Tote

A tote always comes in handy during summer months. It arrives with our famous cookies and frosted cookies, and can be used over and over again to collect sea shells and carry sunscreen.

Stars N’ Bites Box

Our Stars N’ Bites Box is a crowd-pleaser in every sense, as a party in a box and a great home decoration, too!

Sweet Stripes Tower

If you’re looking to pull out all the stops this summer, the Sweet Stripes Tower will do the trick. There’s truly something for everyone, and plenty of it. For all of your summer parties, provide the dessert with this grand finale.

 

Shop our entire site for all your summer needs today with a 20% discount site wide with code COOKIES20. (Remember, you can shop now and have your gifts delivered at any time during the summer!)

Happy Memorial Day!

Graduation Gift Ideas

The caps and gowns are popping up like tulips this time of year and it’s time to congratulate this year’s graduates! Whether it’s a preschool graduation or a Ph.D., you’ll need to treat the hard work right and we’ve got just the collection of gifting ideas for the graduates on your list. Check our favorite go-to treats…

Three Cheers Mini Gift Box

A confetti of flavors are bursting in our Three Cheers Mini Gift Box.

You Earned It! Gift Box

Cookies and candy and sweet accolades are contained in our You Earned It! Gift Box in a special cylinder shape.

Class of 2015 Tin

Treating the whole class? Our Class of 2015 Tin (available in 60 or 28 Nibblers) is perfect for pleasing the crowd.

Sweet Graduation Mini Box

The box says it all: How sweet it is! Let them savor the sweet moment with our Sweet Graduation Mini Box.

Congratulations Big Cookie Cake

Hosting a graduation party? A Big Cookie Cake dressed up in school-colors frosting is an ideal dessert!

Hats Off Box

Graduation is the ultimate hat tip, but this gift takes it to a new level. Hats Off Box is a sweet reward for hard work paid off!

Check out all of our graduation gift ideas online and remember to treat those special grads in your life.

 

Recipe: Blueberry Pie Bars

Mrs. Fields Secrets Blueberry Pie Bars

Prepare for a drool-fest with this recipe that tastes like a slice of pie, but requires no rolling pin whatsoever. This must-try dessert is a great make-ahead option for summer picnics and potlucks. Cut it into large or small squares and serve at room temperature, no forks or plates needed. It’s an easy crowd pleaser for your summer playlist.

Blueberry Pie Bars

for crust and topping
1/2 cup butter
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar, packed
1 1/2 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt

for filling
1 egg
1/2 cup plain greek yogurt
1/3 cup sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 tablespoon flour

for blueberry layer
2 cups fresh or frozen blueberries
1/3 cup sugar
2 tablespoons lemon juice
2 teaspoons cornstarch

Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 8×8 baking dish with parchment paper and set aside. Prepare the crust and topping by melting the butter in a mixing bowl, then stir in both sugars. Add the flour and salt and stir until combined and crumbly in texture. Reserve a heaping 3/4 cup of mixture for topping, then press the remainder into the parchment-lined dish to create an even layer.

Prepare the filling in a medium bowl by whisking the egg and yogurt together, then adding the sugar, vanilla and flour. Whisk until well combined, then pour the mixture into the dish, making sure it covers the surface of the crust.

Prepare the blueberry layer by mixing the blueberries, sugar, lemon juice and cornstarch together in a bowl, then spreading evenly over the filling layer.

Finally, sprinkle the remaining crumble evenly over the top of the blueberries and bake for 50-60 minutes, or until top is bubbly and golden brown. Remove and allow to cool before lifting the parchment out, peeling it off, and cutting into bars for serving.

Recipe: Strawberry Lemon Cake

Mrs. Fields Secrets Strawberry Cake

Strawberry season is here and we’ve got a recipe to put your next bushel to use. This cake is packed with sweet strawberry flavor and a tart lemony zing. The frosting is light and fluffy with fresh chopped strawberries adding texture and a tinge of pink. Make it as a sheet cake for a spring pot luck or as a tiered round cake for a special occasion. Garnish with fresh strawberries, of course!

Strawberry Lemon Cake
adapted from Southern Living

1 cup butter, softened
2 cups sugar
2 eggs
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/2 cups cake flour
2 tablespoons strawberry-flavored gelatin powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup buttermilk
1 cup chopped strawberries (fresh)

for frosting
1 package (8 0z.) cream cheese, room temperature
2/3 cup sugar
1 cup chopped strawberries (fresh)
1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
3 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

Directions
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare two round cake pans or a 9×13 pan with non-stick baking spray. In a mixer, beat the butter until light and creamy, then add sugar and mix on medium speed for about 5 minutes, or until texture is fluffy. Add eggs and mix thoroughly before adding lemon juice and vanilla. Stir until combined. In a separate bowl, sift the flour, baking soda, salt and gelatin. Alternate adding the flour mixture and buttermilk into the sugar mixture, mixing until just combined. Finally, fold in the chopped strawberries  and transfer batter to the prepared pan(s) and bake for 30-40 minutes, or until an inserted knife comes out clean.

To prepare the frosting, beat the cream cheese in a large mixing bowl with half of the sugar (1/3 cup) until smooth. Fold in the chopped strawberries. In another mixing bowl, whip the heavy cream with the lemon juice until frothy, then add the sugar and beat until stiff peaks form. Fold the whipped cream into the cream cheese mixture until well-combined. Spread over the cake and chill until serving.

Make Your Own Simple Syrup

Summer cocktail season is right around the corner, so instead of stocking up on expensive bottles of simple syrup at the market that have added preservatives, make up your own to have on hand at all times. This common cocktail ingredient is so easy to make, you’ll kick yourself for not trying it sooner. Plus, in a pretty bottle, this makes a thoughtful gift to give.

Simple Syrup

1 1/2 cups sugar
1 1/2 cups water

Directions
Combine water and sugar in a saucepan over medium heat and stir until sugar is completely dissolved and liquid is clear. Allow to cool, then transfer to an airtight jar or container and store in the refrigerator for up to three weeks.

VARIATIONS:

  • Add a teaspoon of freshly grated citrus zest to create lemon, lime or orange-flavored simple syrup for cocktails.
  • Add a sprig of fresh herbs like lavender to the jar or bottle to infuse a fresh herb flavor to your syrup.
  • Add a whole vanilla bean to the jar or bottle to infuse vanilla flavor into the syrup.
  • Add cinnamon sticks to the jar or bottle to infuse cinnamon flavor into the syrup.

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