CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - National Cookie Day is observed each year on Dec. 4, and many businesses are offering freebies and deals to celebrate the "holiday."
- Insomnia Cookies - Get a free traditional cookie with any purchase.
- Cinnabon - Purchase a limited-time "Cookie BonBite," a bite-sized version of a cinnamon roll inside of a chocolate chip cookie.
- Great American Cookie - Customers can get a free chocolate chip cookie.
- Whole Foods - The grocery store is offering 50 percent discount on cookies from the store's cookie bar.
- Mrs. Fields Cookies - The first 400 customers get a free regular-sized chocolate chip cookie.
- Nestle Toll House Café - Every customer gets a free regular cookie at participating locations.
The word "cookie" is derived from the Dutch word "koekie," which means little cake according to National Day Calendar.