Great American Cookies

Wear a Santa Hat, Score a Free Great American Cookie

On December 4, Great American Cookies will provide a free original chocolate chip cookie to customers who stop by participating stores wearing Santa hats. For those who don’t have an extra Santa hat in their closet this holiday, a downloadable cut-and-paste hat can be found on the Great American Cookies Facebook page.

Concepts Team Up in 'A Bite For The Fight' Campaign

Global Franchise Group, the brand management company and franchisor behind Great American Cookies, Pretzelmaker, Marble Slab Creamery, and MaggieMoo’s Ice Cream & Treatery, believes a treat can make a difference and do a lot of good. The company announced that it has launched its new “A Bite for the Fight” fundraising campaign which aims to reach $1 million to support The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s efforts to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients.

Just Desserts

Baked desserts aren’t always at the forefront of customers’ dining decisions, but that doesn’t mean they need to be an afterthought. Cookies, cakes, pies, and other sweets have made their way onto menus of all types of limited-service restaurants, giving operators additional sales opportunities during lunch, dinner, and, increasingly, snacking periods.

Great American Cookies to Make this 4th a "Doozie"

Great American Cookies is sweetening up this summer and inviting customers to make this 4th of July a “Doozie” to remember. Nothing says summer time like two cookies encompassing sweet white or fudge icing in a variety of flavors. This summer Great American Cookies introduces two new flavors to the Double Doozie portfolio, the Red Velvet Brownie Double Doozie and the Fudge Brownie Double Doozie.

Great American Cookies Tips Off at Philips Arena

Global Franchise Group, a strategic brand management company, is pleased to announce its partnership with the Atlanta Hawks and Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia.

A co-branded store featuring Pretzelmaker and Great American Cookies will be open to guests during all ticketed events held at Philips Arena.

In addition to the flagship store, one Pretzelmaker cart and two Great American Cookies carts will be positioned in different locations throughout the arena so fans can enjoy all that both brands have to offer.

Great American Cookies Gives Out Tax Day 'Cookie Currency'

Great American Cookies seeks to sweeten up Tax Day this year by offering customers a free Birthday Cake Cookie on Monday, April 15, 2013, all day at participating U.S. locations nationwide.

The brand is unveiling the Birthday Cake Cookie this month, covered in an array of colorful sprinkles and tasting just like a birthday cake. 

Great American Cookies is managed by GFG Management, LLC, a subsidiary of Global Franchise Group.

Great American Cookies Expands to Puerto Rico

Global Franchise Group, LLC announces the expansion of Great American Cookies in Puerto Rico with multi-unit operators Dan Margolis, Carol Margolis, and Wilson Castillo of A.M.A. Pretzels International LLP. Great American Cookies is managed by GFG Management LLC, a subsidiary of Global Franchise Group.

Great American Cookies Preps for a Sweet Valentine's Day

Great American Cookies is celebrating sweethearts across the country this Valentine’s Day in a big way.

From new designs of its signature Cookie Cakes to the availability of specialty heart-shaped cookies, the nation’s favorite cookie company is sure to sweeten up February 14.

A wide array of colorful Cookie Cake designs were unveiled for this year: a Valentine’s Day Frog exclaiming “Toadaly Yours!”; two Valentine’s Day hearts titled “Be Mine”; and an Owl Cookie Cake with the words “Owl Be Your Valentine.”

Great American Cookies Hits Walmart with Retail Product

Great American Cookies is pleased to announce the launch of its new Great American Cookies break & bake cookie product available for sale in select Walmart stores just in time for the holidays.

Known for serving up sweet treats made from the freshest ingredients in more than 300 franchised locations across the country, Great American Cookies is bringing the break & bake product to market as another way for cookie consumers to continue to share the fun of cookies at home.

Great American Cookies is managed by GFG Management, a subsidiary of Global Franchise Group.

Manage Like a Marine

Sean Falk joined the United States Marine Corps in 1989. After time as an infantry officer, on recruiting duty, and in the Reserves—time that took him to Desert Storm and Bosnia, among other operations—Falk moved to serving in a different fashion when he opened his first Mrs. Fields Cookies unit in Monroe, Michigan, in 1998. Since then, he’s become an operator with 12 brands, including Great American Cookies, Pretzelmaker, and Salsarita’s Fresh Cantina, in the states of Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, and Tennessee.

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