Celebrate National Cookie Day with your favorite treat!

(NBC) - As if you needed an excuse to eat cookies, it's National Cookie Day!

According to consumer reports, more than 40-percent of Americans have eaten a whole row of Oreos in one sitting!

Whether that includes you or not, who doesn't love cookies?

Chocolate chip, oatmeal raisin or snickerdoodle, celebrate these treats in the sweetest way!

Bake at home or if you don't feel like warming your oven, pick some up. Some even prefer eating them without warming it up.

To celebrate the day, Great American Cookies is handing out one free cookie per person, Mrs. Fields is giving away a free cookie with any purchase and Nestle Toll House Cafe also has a deal today, buy three cookies, get three free.