It's National Cookie Day! Here's Where to Score Some Free Treats

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We may never see eye to eye on important matters of taste, like whether raisins belong in cookies or whether chocolate confections are better. However, we can all get behind one thing: free dessert.

As Thrillist helpfully points out, today (December 4) is National Cookie Day, and a few businesses are celebrating by giving away free goodies. You'll get a complimentary cookie—no questions asked—if you drop by any Insomnia Cookies, Great American Cookies, or DoubleTree by Hilton location today. (You don't even have to be a Hilton guest to take advantage of this offer!)

A couple other chains will hand over the goods once you've completed some quick tasks. Hot Box Cookies asks you to like and retweet this tweet first, and the Potbelly Sandwich Shop says customers must download the Potbelly Perks app and sign up for an account to claim their complimentary cookie.

And then there are the cookies that come "free" with a purchase. Both Mrs. Fields and Coolhaus will hand over a cookie when you buy any other item. At Nestle Toll House Cafe outlets, you can buy three cookies and get three more free. The restaurant chain Schlotzsky's is offering a free cookie with the purchase of an entree, and you'll also get a cookie when you buy a sandwich at Penn Station East Coast Subs.

For more offers on discounted treats, check out these round-ups from USA Today and Thrillist.

[h/t Thrillist]

Amazon's Under-the-Radar Coupon Page Features Deals on Home Goods, Electronics, and Groceries

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Now that Prime Day is over, and with Black Friday and Cyber Monday still a few weeks away, online deals may seem harder to come by. And while it can be a hassle to scour the internet for promo codes, buy-one-get-one deals, and flash sales, Amazon actually has an extensive coupon page you might not know about that features deals to look through every day.

As pointed out by People, the coupon page breaks deals down by categories, like electronics, home & kitchen, and groceries (the coupons even work with SNAP benefits). Since most of the deals revolve around the essentials, it's easy to stock up on items like Cottonelle toilet paper, Tide Pods, Cascade dishwasher detergent, and a 50 pack of surgical masks whenever you're running low.

But the low prices don't just stop at necessities. If you’re looking for the best deal on headphones, all you have to do is go to the electronics coupon page and it will bring up a deal on these COWIN E7 PRO noise-canceling headphones, which are now $80, thanks to a $10 coupon you could have missed.

Alternatively, if you are looking for deals on specific brands, you can search for their coupons from the page. So if you've had your eye on the Homall S-Racer gaming chair, you’ll find there's currently a coupon that saves you 5 percent, thanks to a simple search.

To discover all the deals you have been missing out on, head over to the Amazon Coupons page.

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KFC's Fried Chicken-Scented Firelogs Are Available at Walmart This Year

Forget the smell of warm cookies. Your home can now smell like fried chicken.
Forget the smell of warm cookies. Your home can now smell like fried chicken.
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The famous 11 herbs and spices recipe for Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC) remains a closely guarded secret. But that doesn’t mean you can’t take home a firelog that will crackle with the aroma of a fresh bucket of fried chicken this holiday season.

All the smell, none of the calories.Walmart

The KFC 11 Herbs and Spices Firelog ($16) has been a popular novelty purchase for the past two years, and this year, it’s available exclusively at Walmart. Made in partnership with Enviro-Log, the flammable product releases a scent reminiscent of KFC’s distinctive seasoning combination, which the company promises will last around two and a half hours while burning.

KFC originally sold the log directly through their website in 2018 and 2019, but now it's available at Walmart ($16), either on the company’s website or in select stores while supplies last (if it's sold out, Amazon or eBay may be your only other options). Considering KFC is owned by Yum! Brands, which also operates Taco Bell and Pizza Hut, perhaps a Crunch Wrap firelog is in our future.

[h/t MarketWatch]