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There are many days to celebrate the sweet circumference of the cookie.
Wednesday is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, a made-up food holiday that happens again Aug. 4.
The cookie catchall day is Dec. 4, which is National Cookie Day and a bigger discount day than Wednesday.
According to Ranker.com, a crowdsourced rankings website, the top five “most delicious desserts” are: ice cream, brownies, chocolate chip cookies, cake and chocolate.
While there are few specials Wednesday, we’re filling your appetite for fresh freebies and deals with ongoing sign-up offers.
May 15 also is White Castle’s National Slider Day.
Get a free slider and small Coca-Cola Freestyle beverage with a coupon posted at www.whitecastle.com. Also through the end of May, buy two boxes of any four or six count sliders in stores and get $1 cashback with the Checkout51 app.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Day deals
Einstein Bros. Bagels: If you’re part of the Shmear Society, get a free cookie with any purchase and a coupon in your email or loaded to your rewards account. Sign up for future offers at www.einsteinbros.com/shmear-society-rewards.
Fresh Market: On Wednesday, 18-count Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies are $1.99.
Nestlé Toll House Café: All locations are giving away free chocolate chip cookies all-day Wednesday. In-store only, while supplies last. Limit one per guest.
Potbelly Sandwich Shop: Get a free oatmeal chocolate chip cookie with any purchase Wednesday.
Wendy’s: For a limited time, the fast-food chain has a new Frosty Cookie Sundae with vanilla Frosty, chocolate chunk cookie and Ghirardelli Chocolate Sauce for $1.99. Price and participation may vary. Also small Frosty treats are 50 cents.
Oh yeah, and they’re releasing some “Game of Thrones” themed Oreo cookies too! Buzz60’s Tony Spitz has the details.
Sweet sign-up offers
The following sign-up offers are not just cookie-related deals but joining a rewards program or signing up for an email list has sweet perks. Be aware that sometimes the sign-up offer can take a couple hours to days to arrive in your inbox.
Great American Cookies: Download the Great American Cookies Rewards App and make a $3 or more purchase and get a $5 reward.
Häagen-Dazs: With the new Sweet Rewards program, earn a free cone following your first purchase after downloading the app and joining the loyalty program. Learn more and download the app at www.haagendazs.us/shops/loyalty.
Sonic Drive-In: Find deals at www.sonicdrivein.com/deals and download the Sonic app for a free slush or drink at www.sonicdrivein.com/app. Also with the app, get drinks and slushes for half price when you order ahead.
More rewards: Many smaller chains and local restaurants also have loyalty programs.
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