Local businesses celebrating National Cookie Day

Posted at 9:33 AM, Dec 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-04 09:34:38-05

Monday, Dec. 4 is National Cookie Day and a number of stores will celebrate the holiday with delicious offers.

Whole foods is offering 50% off everything at the store's cookie bar.

Cinnabon is offering a new cookie called the "Cookie BonBite".

All Mrs. Fields locations will be giving the first 400 customers to its locations a free cookie.

Cantoro Italian Market joined Channel 7's Jennifer Ann Wilson in studio to show how to make Symphony cookies.  Click on the video above to hear how to prevent getting overwhelmed while making large batched of Christmas cookies this holiday season.


Cantoro Italian Market Symphony Cookies

8 eggs (8 ounces)
1 pound sugar
1 pound almond flour
1 tbsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp almond extract
1 c sliced almonds
1 bag chocolate chips


Preheat over to 375 degrees.

In a large bowl, combine 8 oz egg whites with sugar

Whisk until starts to become frothy


Add almond flour, vanilla and almond extract. Fold with spatula into the egg mixture until combined.


Place dough into a piping bag with a large star tip. Pipe cookies about 2 inches in diameter. Place your almonds on top the cookies and remove an excess if desired.


Bake approx. 12-14 minutes


Melt chocolate in a double boiler or microwave, stir chocolate often and be careful not to burn. When cookies are cooled dip in melted chocolate and store in an airtight container.