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Kathleen Shaffer / / (470) 388-6170


ATLANTA - March 24, 2015 - Sugar! Sugar! Great American Cookies®, the national gourmet cookie shop, is continuing its annual Tax Day freebie tradition by offering a free regular sugar cookie to customers who stop by participating stores on Wednesday, April 15, 2015.* No purchase or proof of completed taxes is necessary.

This marks the third year Great American Cookies has offered this sweet deal on Tax Day, and the first year it has offered a sugar cookie to customers. Great American Cookies' sugar cookie is a customer favorite topped with fun and celebratory colored sugar flakes. It's sure to bring on a lot of smiles on Tax Day.

"Only in the world of Great American Cookies is Tax Day this enjoyable," said David Kaiser, Brand Vice President, Great American Cookies. "After all those tax forms and number crunching, we think everyone deserves a treat to savor and our signature fresh baked sugar cookie is a great way for people to reward themselves. Visit a Great American Cookies store on Wednesday, April 15 and add a little sugar to your Tax Day."

For more information and store locations, visit our website, follow Great American Cookies national Twitter handle, @Gr8AmCookies, or become a fan of the brand on Facebook

*While supplies last. Limit one per customer during day of promotion. Counts vary by store. Valid only at participating U.S. stores. No purchase necessary. Great American Cookies is managed by GFG Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Global Franchise Group.

Notes to Editors:

  • Excellent interview and photo opportunity - To request an interview with Great American Cookies representatives, or to obtain photos or graphics, please contact Kathleen Shaffer at or 470-388-6170.

    About Great American Cookies® -
    Founded in 1977 on the strength of an old family chocolate chip Cookie recipe, Great American Cookies has set the standard for gourmet Cookie sales in a fun, celebratory environment. For over 35 years, Great American Cookies has maintained the heritage and integrity of its products by producing proprietary Cookie dough exclusively from its plant in Atlanta. Great American Cookies is known for its signature Cookie Cakes, trademark flavors and menu of delectable products baked fresh in store. Great American Cookies currently operates in mall-based locations across the United States, as well as internationally in Bahrain, Chile, Guam, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates.

    About Global Franchise Group, LLC -
    Global Franchise Group, LLC is a strategic brand management company with a mission of championing franchise brands and the people who build them. The company owns a portfolio of franchise brands that includes five primary quick service restaurant (QSR) franchise concepts: Great American Cookies®, Hot Dog on a Stick™, Marble Slab Creamery®, MaggieMoo's Ice Cream & Treatery®, and Pretzelmaker®. The brands are managed by GFG Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Global Franchise Group, LLC. Global Franchise Group, LLC is a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners, an independent investment firm, with approximately $7 billion of capital under management and substantial franchise management experience.