National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day 2021: Where To Get The Best Food Freebies And Deals

When it comes to comfort food, nothing can beat the warm, nostalgic, and undeniably delicious chocolate chip cookie. Whether you prefer chocolate chunks or chips, a chewy or crispy texture, dark chocolate or milk, one thing just about everyone can agree on is the best kind of chocolate chip cookie is a free one.

Fans of this classic dunkable dessert are in luck, as a number of the nation's top cookie brands will be pulling out all the stops for their chocolate-loving customers on a very special sugar-centric holiday: National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day.

While you could opt for one of our favorite grocery store chocolate chip cookie options to ring in the occasion, some of these sweet deals may just inspire cookie lovers everywhere to level up their baked goods game. These are some of the best deals and freebies up for grabs on this year's National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day — which falls on August 4.

Deals on some of the best chocolate chip cookies in America

In celebration of the upcoming holiday, the eponymous bakery of "Nailed It!" judge and renowned baker Jacques Torres will be offering customers a special deal on their celebrated chocolate chip cookies. Voted the #1 chocolate chip cookie recipe by the New York Times, Jacques Torres' legendary chocolate chip cookie recipe opts for rich chocolate disks over chips, which help to create the perfect combination of crisp edges and a soft, chewy center. According to a press release received by Mashed, this Wednesday, August 4, Jacques Torres Chocolates will be offering buy one get one 50% off of all chocolate chip cookie related items, including cookies, mixes, ice cream sandwiches, and chocolate discs (available in milk, white, and dark chocolate) in store and online.

On National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day at Nestlé Cafe locations nationwide, customers will be able to snag a dozen cookies for free with the purchase of a dozen cookies — a BOGO deal fit for a cookie-loving crowd. The chain announced on Facebook that the Buy 12 Get 12 Free Chocolate Chip Cookie Day deal will be available both for delivery online and in stores.

Fans of Insomnia Cookies can get a free chocolate chunk cookie when they make an in-store or online purchase with the code "CHUNKS>CHIPS" on Wednesday, per Today.

Regional favorites are getting in on the action

Maman, a New York City-based bakery known far and wide for its famously rich and delectable chocolate chip cookies, is also offering celebratory cookie deals for locals and nationwide chocolate lovers alike (via Instagram). The French bakery is offering 20% off their 12-cookie cookie boxes — which are available to ship nationwide — on August 4 with code COOKIE20. Plus, they'll be offering a buy one get one cookie free offer at all of their New York City locations to celebrate the holiday.

In Philadelphia, the locally beloved Famous 4th Street Cookie Company will be offering special deals in-store and online. Through August 6, online customers can snag a free box of six colossal chocolate chip cookies with an online purchase of $25 or more. And, for lucky customers in the greater Philadelphia region, the bakery will be offering $1 chocolate chip cookies all day on August 4 at all of their brick and mortar locations.

The Texas-based cookie chain Tiff's Treats — which has 65 locations across the South — will be giving out free warm chocolate chip cookies at all of its stores on August 4 (via Cookie Delivery). The bakery, which is well known for its variety of fresh-from-the-oven cookies, will also be offering a special deal for the holiday: a dozen cookies for $12 all day. They're only offering this to 100 customers who use the code FREEDOZ21 (via Instagram).

Chocolate Chip Cookie Day deals in stores

For those occasional cookie indulgers who prefer to stick to other options, a couple of health-focused cookie companies are allowing you to have your cookie and eat it too. Foodstirs, an organic, GMO-free baking mix line that offers lower sugar products, will be offering a buy one get one 50% off deal on online orders of all of its chocolate chip cookie mixes and bundles from August 4 to 6 with code COOKIES at checkout (via Today).

For a slightly different take on the traditional chocolate chip cookie, Lenny and Larry's — which offers protein-packed cookies and cookie-inspired bars perfect for gym-goers with a sweet tooth — will be offering 25% off all items containing chocolate chips (including The Complete Cookie, The Complete Crunchy Cookie, The BOSS! Cookie, and The Keto Cookie) on August 4 with the code CHOCOCHIP25.

Or, if you're someone who prefers to craft your own celebratory batch of baked goods for the annual celebration of all things chocolate chip cookie, we've got you covered with the best chocolate chip cookie recipe you'll ever make.