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Not to be confused with the more specific National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day on Aug. 4, National Cookie Day is a celebration of all cookies every Dec. 4. This holiday season, restaurants and businesses will roll out fresh deals to mark the occasion. So what can you expect for National Cookie Day 2023? Check out all the deals from last year to get an idea of what to expect this December.

(If you’re looking for other ways to celebrate or get into the holiday cookie spirit, we’ve got some drool-worthy holiday cookies anyone can make.)


National Cookie Day is always on Dec. 4

National Cookie Day is celebrated every year on Dec. 4, and in 2022, this food holiday takes place on a Sunday. Although Cookie Monster first conceived of the holiday on Sesame Street, the Blue Chip Cookie Company first decided to officially celebrate National Cookie Day on Dec. 4, 1987.


National Cookie Day Deals

Cheryl’s Cookies: Get at least 33% off a batch of cookies on National Cookie Day.

On National Cookie Day 2022, Cheryl’s Cookies offered hefty online-exclusive discounts when you ordered online at Cheryls.com. The discounts were $20 off orders of $60 or more, $30 off orders of $80+, and $50 off orders of $150 or more.

These discounts automatically applied to your order.


Great American Cookies: Get a coupon with an in-app order on National Cookie Day.

great american cookie chocolate chip cookies on a plate. taken from instagram

Last year, Great American Cookies Rewards members got a coupon sent to their account on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2022, if they made a purchase through the rewards app.

The kind of coupon you received was random; it was either a free cookie (normally $1.87), BOGO free cookies, or a credit of 20 rewards points.


Insomnia Cookies: Get a free cookie when you place an order through the app.

When you purchased anything at Insomnia Cookies through their app or in person on National Cookie Day, you got a free cookie (valued up to $1.85) added to your order. This deal was available from Friday to Sunday (Dec. 2 – 4, 2022). Insomnia Cookies even stayed open an extra hour and closed at 1 a.m. instead of midnight.


Jimmy John’s: Use a promo code to get a free cookie on orders of $5 or more.

Jimmy John's is giving a free cookie on National Cookie Day on all purchases over $5.

If you were a Jimmy John’s Rewards member in 2022, you could have received a free cookie on orders of $5 or more when you used the promo code COOKIE22 during checkout on National Cookie Day.

Related: Want more free Jimmy John’s? Here’s how you can get some freaky fast Jimmy John’s freebies.



Lenny & Larry’s: Get 20% off your online orders with promo code on National Cookie Day.

person holding lenny and larry cookies in front of other lenny and larry cookies

When you used the promo code NATLCOOKIEDAY during checkout online at LennyLarry.com, you save 20% on your order. This deal was valid for online orders on Dec. 4, 2022.


Potbelly: Rewards members get a free cookie on National Cookie Day.

a chocolate chip cookie from potbelly. taken from their instagram.

Potbelly Rewards members received a coupon in their accounts for a free cookie (priced at $1.30) on National Cookie Day. You could use this coupon online or in person.

We’ve got lots more Potbelly Sandwich Shop savings where that came from.


Subway: Get $2 off a footlong when you order a cookie.

At Subway in 2022, the cookie served as your coupon. On Dec. 4, Subway celebrated National Cookie Day by giving customers $2 off a footlong (normally costing $7.29) when you ordered a cookie — a 27.4% discount.

If you love cookies, you can get free Subway cookies with every sub you buy.


Tiff’s Treats: Get a free cookie on National Cookie Day weekend.

A group of cookies sitting atop an ornate plate

When you visited a Tiff’s Treats from Friday to Sunday, Dec. 2 – 4, 2022, you got a free cookie (normally costing $3.75).

They also held a sweepstakes for 10 free cookies to one lucky customer as well as a $250 gift card to their store. This sweepstakes ran until Dec. 7, 2022. When you made any purchase at Tiff’s Treats you were automatically entered.


Every day can be National Cookie Day with KCL cookie deals.

We’re constantly watching for cookie deals and share Nabisco coupons (Oreo, Chips Ahoy), Udi’s coupons, and Mrs. Fields coupons so you can celebrate National Cookie Day whenever you want without paying full price.

National Cookie Day Freebies & Cookie Deals Coming Dec. 4