'GMA' Launches Great Christmas Cookie Search

"Good Morning America" wants to give you the chance to showcase your original holiday cookie recipe.
3:01 | 11/29/16

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cookies? We all love them. We love them so much that here at "Gma" we are launching our great American cookie search. Jesse palmer is here to explain the details. Hi, Jess. Hey, Lara, that's right. We love cookies in this country. You know the average American eats nearly 19,000 cookies over their lifetime and the best of them are usually eaten during Christmas. So our mission over the next two weeks is to find America's top Christmas creation. ??? ah, Christmas cookies, the most delicious part of the season. From the gooey chocolate chip to the mouthwatering sugar cookie consistently the season's most popular. And, of course, his holiday highness, the always tasty gingerbread man whose consumption increases 1,000% this time of year. Peanut blossom, thumbprints, Mexican wedding cakes, the types of Christmas cookies and recipes to make them are endless. That's why we're launching our great American cookie search scouring the nation looking for the best cookie creation and we want you to share your story using the #gmacookiesearch. No matter which is crowned the top, we can agree the only opinion that matters is that of St. Nick himself. All right of the so here's a fun fact, Santa Claus eats over 300 million cookies on Christmas eve. That's if he visits 500 million households worldwide and takes two bites per cookie. He has an unbelievable metabolism. He shouldn't be the one having all the fun. Let me bring over cookies for yourself. Thank you, Jess. Thank you, pal. We have cookies here. Just I little game for everybody. These are our -- your three favorites. Yes. But mixed up so we have to guess which is -- let's just guess which is George's. Is it the jelly filled cookie? A sugar cookie or a crispy chocolate chip? What do you think for George? We're going for George -- jelly. I picked jelly. He picked up and only eating the jelly cookie. That was kind of obvious. What is your favorite? Crispy chocolate chip. Really good. And Amy. I love the sugar cookie because I can make them with my girls. And decorate. These, my mom made always for us. Their the peanut butter -- Yummy. Nice. Please feel free to pass them around the audience and talk to you, the viewers about, please, we want to see your recipes. Send us your original recipes G to our website, goodmorningamerica.com on Yahoo! Watch for live events over the coming days on our Facebook page. It's all a part of the great American Christmas cookie search. Bring it. The more creative, the better. We will really want to know.

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