Greggs is offering customers free festive bakes as a winter warmer treat.

Since the festive favourite, which now has a vegan alternative, made its annual return on November 22 customers have been snapping it up.

Now, Greggs says it will give away a festive bake and a hot drink to anyone who downloads its app, reports ChronicleLive .

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This means that anyone who doesn't already have the app will be able to take advantage of the treat.

The classic festive bake is a taste of Christmas, featuring chicken, sage and onion stuffing, sweet-cure bacon and a sage and cranberry sauce.

The bakery chain has brought back a range of seasonal products for Christmas including pigs under blankets baguettes, Christmas lunch soup and Christmas tree biscuits.

Greggs fans were left impressed after discovering the giveaway, with one person calling it “amazing”.

A second said: "I don’t have the app will download now thank you Greggs. I had a festive bake yesterday love Um".

Another added:"Be great if people who already got the app could make the most of the generosity”.

For information on how to sign up to the Greggs app see here .

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