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The first 400 people at each location of Mrs. Fields get a free cookie on December 4th. (Photo: PHOTO CONTRIBUTE OF MRS. FIELDS)

What do cookies, socks and dice have in common?

According to NationalDayCalendar.com, all have national holidays on December 4.

But National Cookie Day is the one that should be encouraged because this holiday day includes free cookies and candy.

The day to celebrate the cookie was founded in 1987 by Matt Nader of Blue Chip Cookie Company.

This is where you get your cookie solution Monday:

Cinnabon: The chain known for its cinnamon rolls launches its "Cookie" BonBite "on Monday To celebrate the limited item, get 8-ounce bottles of ultrafiltered Fairlife Milk with each BonBite Cookie purchased Monday while supplies last.

Coolhaus : At the premier stores, get a free cookie with the purchase of any sammie, scoop or shake on Monday.

Do you want a free chocolate chip cookie at #nationalcookieday ? Retweet this post and show it to your cashier on Monday 12/4 to claim your freebie! #hotboxcookies #freecookie #lawrence #stl #como #claytonmo ] https://t.co/S18sqSfaI8 pic.twitter.com / 9bI5t swRQh

– hotboxcookies (@hotboxcookies) December 3, 2017

Great American Cookies: Get an original chocolate chip cookie at participating stores on Monday. It is not necessary to buy and limit one per customer.

Hot Box Cookies : Get a chocolate chip cookie on Monday when retweets this tweet and shows your cashier.

Insomnia Cookies: Get a traditional cookie for free with any store purchase on Monday at the chain's 123 retail stores. Choose from nine traditional cookie flavors, including Chocolate Chunk, Double Chocolate Chunk, Peanut Butter, Clbadic with M & M's, Snickerdoodle, Sugar, Oatmeal Raisin, Double Chocolate Mint and White Chocolate Macadamia Nut.

The day of the cookies is coming! #NationalCookieDay pic.twitter.com/JwyS9NWGNO

– Insomnia Cookies (@insomniacookies) November 30, 2017

Kroger: As part of the 25th Merry Christmas of the Supermarket chain campaign for National Cookie Day, visit the chain's website, www.25merrydays.com, to download discounts for cookie products and to find the cookie presented for the recipe of the day.

Nestlé Toll House Café by Chip: Get a free regular cookie at participating locations. It is not necessary to buy and limit one per person.

More: These cookies represent each state best, according to the Nestle Toll House survey

Penn Station East Coast Subs: With any purchase of sandwich on Monday, get a bite of free chocolate chip cookie.

Whole Foods Market: Get 50% discount on items in the cookie bar of the chain. According to a press release, the bars include seasonal offers and unique frosted treats for each store.

in 31 states say that versions of chocolate chip cookies better reflect their status. (Photo: USA Today)

Kelly Tyko is a columnist for Treasure Coast Newspapers and TCPalm.com, part of USA TODAY NETWORK. This column reflects your opinion. Read his advice from Bargainista at TCPalm.com/Bargainista and follow him on Twitter @KellyTyko . Subscribe to your weekly newsletter at www.tcpalm.com/featured-newsletter/bargainistabest.

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