The first National Cookie Day was celebrated in 1987 when Matt Nader of the San Francisco-based Blue Chip Cookie Company said that having a day to celebrate cookies would be fun, much like having a day to celebrate secretaries. There are other cookie days throughout the year including Oatmeal Cookie Day and Bake Cookies Day.
Run, don't walk, to the following places for your free cookie fix!
The Nestle Toll House Cafe is celebrating by offering a FREE chocolate chip cookie to customers at participating locations. The new treat will be a hybrid of breakfast pastry and dessert, being described as an oozy miniature cinnamon roll baked inside of a chocolate chip cookie shell. The offer is available until 11:59 p.m.at participating locations. We will do our best to keep this list up to date throughout the day as well, so don't forget to check back here later and see if there are any deals or freebies you might have missed the first time around. Plus, you can save up to 40% on select items from the Mrs. Fields online store.
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This northeastern chain delivers warm cookies as promptly as pizza, but its National Cookie Day promotion is in-store only.
Great American Cookies: No purchase necessary on this one.
Participating Great American Cookies stores will hand out free cookies to customers with no purchase necessary.
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Missouri-based chain Hot Box Cookies is giving out one free cookie with every order.
Penn Station East Coast Subs: With any sandwich purchase Monday, get a free chocolate chunk cookie bite.
Whole Foods: Since Friday, Whole Foods has been offering 50 percent off at its cookie bar. According to a news release, the bars include seasonal offerings and frosted treats unique to each store. This column reflects her opinion.
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