McDonald’s is trying to increase users of their app, so they are giving away free food every day Dec 14-Dec 24. On Dec 24 the free food is cookies! Cookies for Santa! And the other days, they offer a free item with minimum $1 purchase, but you have to order through the app. (A drink at McDonald’s is $1.)

This promotion is super cute because each day’s giveaway is themed for a holiday character, and what McDonald’s would imagine that character wanting to eat. Buddy the Elf gets free pancakes, Frosty the Snowman gets a free McFlurry, but they also have characters like “Frank Costanza and the rest of us” and John McClane from Die Hard! John McClane gets a McDouble…I would have guessed coffee, which is what they give to Scrooge.

In the past I have had mixed results using the McDonald’s app, but one would hope that the app developers and the restaurants will be prepared for customers by Monday. Since I live very close to a McDonald’s I will definitely be checking this out!

(Image credit: McDonalds)

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