Pizza Hut, the world's largest pizza company, and The Hershey Company, the leading manufacturer of quality chocolate in North America, have announced plans to team up and bring a portfolio of quality, great-tasting desserts to Pizza Hut.
The Ultimate Hershey's Chocolate Chip Cookie - The cookie, cut into 8 slices and measuring 8 inches, will feature an average of 165 Hershey's semi-sweet chocolate chips per cookie, offering a delicious and sweet dessert to the Pizza Hut menu. The cookie debuts nationwide for $4.99 with the purchase of a pizza or $5.99 as a single item.
Available for delivery, dine-in or carryout, the 8-inch cookie dessert is freshly-baked with 100 percent Hershey's semi-sweet chocolate chip morsels that is sure to satisfy the whole group, including pizza, cookie and chocolate fans alike.
To highlight the launch of The Ultimate Hershey's Chocolate Chip Cookie, Pizza Hut and Hershey will host "The Ultimate Bake Sale" on Wednesday, July 16. To accomplish this, Pizza Hut will turn every single Pizza Hut restaurant in America – that's more than 6,300 locations – into mini bake sale shops to benefit The World Food Programme. Pizza Hut will donate 10 percent of each cookie sold that day, up to $50,000, to the World Food Programme, the world's largest humanitarian agency fighting hunger, and the benefactor of the Pizza Hut World Hunger Relief program each year. Hershey has pledged to match the total funds raised, up to $50,000.