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National Cookie Day brings ooey-gooey sweet deals

National Cookie Day brings ooey-gooey sweet deals

Cookie mania is a real thing. Last year, more than 250 million Americans consumed ready-to-eat cookies, according to the U.S. Census and National Consumer Survey. There could be no better month to host a day devoted to cookies than December, as the holidays bring forth a plethora of exciting and delicious varieties.

On Dec. 4, America celebrates National Cookie Day with deals both local and nationwide. For example, the chain Whole Foods will be offering 50% off their cookie bar to celebrate the holiday.

The word cookie derives from the Dutch work koekie, which aptly means “little cake.” The little treats first made their appearance on American soil in the...

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