Copycat Mrs. Field’s Black and White Cookies

The first Mrs. Fields store, in Palo Alto California, opened August of 1977.  Mrs. Fields has nearly 390 location in the U.S., and over 80 locations internationally.

2 1/4 cup all purpose flour
1/2 cup Unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon Baking soda
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Dark brown sugar; packed
3/4 cup White sugar
1 cup Salted butter; soft
3 large Eggs
2 teaspoon Pure vanilla extract
5 1/4 oz Semisweet chocolate bar – chopped coarsely
5 1/4 oz White chocolate bar – chopped coarsely

Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
In a medium bowl combine flour, cocoa, baking soda and salt.
Mix well with a wire whisk. Set aside.
Blend sugars in a large bowl using an electric mixer at medium speed.
Add butter and mix, scraping down the sides of the bowl.
Add eggs and vanilla, and beat at medium speed until smooth.
Add the flour mixture and chocolates, and mix at low speed until just combined. Do not overmix.
Drop by rounded tablespoons onto ungreased cookie sheets, 2 inches apart.
Bake about 25 minutes.
Transfer cookies immediately to a cooling rack.

Yield: 3 dozen cookies.

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