Great American Cookies is giving away free cookies to customers this Friday, December 4 in honor of National Cookie Day.

Anyone who stops by a Great American Cookies location this Friday, December 4 can get a free chocolate chip cookie, courtesy of Santa.

Parents also have a chance to win a $250 gift card by submitting funny family photos with Santa—grumpy kid pics with Santa also welcome– for Great American Cookies’ Keep Santa Jolly Facebook Giveaway.

Photos can be entered into the contest by posting with the hashtag #keepsantajolly at

Contestants may only enter once from now through December 23, 2015 when the contest ends at 11:59 pm EST.

Each week throughout the month of December, Great American Cookies will select a weekly winner who will receive a $250 gift card.

“Great American Cookies knows that the holiday season can be a bit stressful, making it a challenge sometimes for both children and parents to be on their best behavior. For the second year in a row, we’ve teamed up with Santa to give folks a little encouragement and a sweet treat to kick off the holiday rush,” said David Kaiser, vice president, Great American Cookies, in a press statement. “We hope people join us in celebrating the holidays and spreading cheer by stopping by Great American Cookies.”

The holidays are a busy time at Great American Cookies and shoppers can order cookie cakes in advance or on the day of their event or holiday. Cookie cakes can be customized with designs, colors, shapes, sizes and personal messages and ready in minutes, according to the company.

Orders can be placed online at and picked up in stores or placed on-site in stores.

To find a local Great American Cookies location giving away free chocolate chip cookies on National Cookie Day, Friday, December 4, 2015 visit