7 National Cookie Day Deals to Help You Embrace Your Inner Cookie Monster
Hey, you! Yeah, you. Ready for the best news of your day?
Unless someone is proposing to you tonight, or that meeting with your boss is about you finally getting a raise, here it is:
This Monday Is National Cookie Day!
That’s right. Monday, Dec. 4 is National Cookie Day.
That means free cookies — and a better Monday!
Wanna score your free sugar fix? Here’s where you can get ‘em while they’re hot — or take them home and microwave them.
1. Mrs. Fields
This Monday, Mrs. Fields isn’t just celebrating National Cookie Day — it’s also celebrating its 40th anniversary!
To help spread the joy, the first 400 customers to stop by each Mrs. Fields location on Monday, Dec. 4 will get a free regular-sized chocolate chip cookie.
2. Insomnia Cookies
College students, rejoice! Your favorite late-night indulgence will get you a free traditional cookie with any purchase this Monday!
That’s right, you get to choose between M&M, sugar, double chocolate chunk, double chocolate mint cookies and many more for this sweet freebie.
So make plans to hit up one of the 123 Insomnia Cookie locations on Monday to get your freebie. Online orders are excluded from this deal.
3. Great American Cookies
Great American Cookies will offer a free regular chocolate chip cookie to each customer on Monday, Dec. 4, but only at participating locations.
Before heading out, make sure to give the location nearest you a call to make sure it’s participating in this event.
4. Hot Box Cookies
Hot Box Cookies will give you a free cookie on Monday when your share its post on social media.
Just look for Hot Box Cookies’ National Cookie Day post on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram on Monday and share it. Then head to your nearest Hot Box Cookies location and present the shared post to receive your freebie.
5. Whole Foods
It’s not quite free, but what did you expect from this Gucci-level grocer?
Free or not, at least you don’t have to wait until National Cookie Day to get this deal. Just drop by your nearest Whole Foods between Dec.1-4 to enjoy 50% off at the cookie bar.
6. Penn Station East Coast Subs
Penn Station will celebrate National Cookie Day by offering customers a free chocolate chunk cookie bite with any sandwich purchase. So head on over to your local Penn Station location to enjoy lunch or dinner, and dessert is on the house!
7. ROCS Local Markets and Subways
If you live near one of these West Virginia-based convenience stores, you can snag a free cookie on Dec. 4.
The catch? You have to prove you’re really in the holiday spirit. You’ll have to sing a slightly altered version of “Jingle Bell Rock” at the register. Cookies are totally worth the slight embarrassment, though, right?
Now that you know where to score some free — or nearly free — cookies on National Cookie Day, get ready to have the best Monday ever!
Jamie Cattanach’s writing has also been featured at The Write Life, Word Riot, Nashville Review and elsewhere. Find @JamieCattanach on Twitter to wave hello.
Kelly Smith is a junior writer and engagement specialist at The Penny Hoarder. She contributed to this post.
Jessica Gray is an editorial assistant at The Penny Hoarder and is a huge fan of Cookie Monster — and free cookies, of course. She contributed to this post.