But, there's more ... several national chains are celebrating this sweet day by handing out free or discounted treats!
Those who purchase BonBites will also receive a free bottle of milk, while supplies last.
DoubleTree: The Hilton hotel brand known for its warm cookies announced in a National Cookie Day news release that its U.S. DoubleTree locations will celebrate the holiday with the 12 Days of Cookies Dec. 13-24.
Or you might want to go to your local Whole Foods Market, where all of the cookies at their "cookie bar" are 50 percent off starting right now until National Cookie Day is over.
Mrs. Fields: All locations are giving away 400 free chocolate chip cookies (first come, first served), The Mercury News reports. The offer is valid at participating locations and is limited to 1 per guest. No purchase necessary and limit one per customer. Buy one, get one free.
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Great American Cookies: No purchase necessary on this one.
Americans in 31 states say versions of chocolate chip cookies best reflect their state. It's one of a plethora of "holidays" that exist primarily so businesses can promote themselves, but in this case, the Holiday Industrial Complex is serving up a bunch of free cookies, so maybe we shouldn't complain.
Everything at the Whole Foods cookie bar (that is, products of its in-store bakeries) is 50% off until the end of the day on Monday.
If you visit any Mrs. Fields location in the US, you'll get a free cookie, as long as you are one of the first 400 customers to arrive at each store. This column reflects her opinion.
Supermoon Alert! Sunday's Full Moon Will Be 2017's Only Supermoon
In December, the moon will be closest to the Earth on December 4 at 2.15 pm (IST), when it will be 3,57, 492 km away from Earth. If you want to celebrate the year's most super supermoon as a holiday for moongazers, I don't see anything wrong with that.