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Cookies go by the bucket as State Fair celebrates National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

The famous Barksdale's cookies went out by the bucket, as folks flocked to the fairgrounds to get the State Fair staple for National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day.

DES MOINES, Iowa — There may be no Iowa State Fair this year, but that didn't stop people from flocking to the fairgrounds Tuesday to get a bucket or four of one of the most popular fair staples: Barksdale's cookies.

In honor of National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, the Iowa State Fair opened their gates to patrons from all over, selling buckets of Barksdale's cookies for a discount price - and people could get as many as they could possibly buy.