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Girl Scout Cookies Have Landed!

On Friday afternoon, as I was strolling around town, I noticed the first real signs of Spring: Girl Scout Cookies! So unless you've already ordered yours, you've got 13 days to get your hands on this year's offerings. From now until Mar. 16, you'll be able to find Girl Scouts on nearly every major street corner and grocery store parking lot. Some troops are on a different schedule, but you can find a troop near you and indulge!

Personally, I've got a thing for the Samoas, I love the toasted coconut, caramel, and chocolate. Although I wouldn't turn down a Thin Mint or a Tagalong (peanut butter and chocolate) either. And I always end up buying at least one box (they should be $3.50 a box).

So tell me, do you end up buying Girl Scout Cookies? Or do you think they're overrated?


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Rancher'sGirl Rancher'sGirl 7 years
I buy many boxes of Thin Mints every year and then send them in care packages to my relatives in college and working abroad. The niece in China was totally dancing and hopping up and down when she got the Thin Mints (she sent video)! What has me very disappointed is that last year a new cookie called Cinnamon Cafe was being offered which was soooo delicious and it is not available this year. Guess sales weren't good enough to bring it back. :( Looking forward to next year... :)
armymom armymom 7 years
I love GS cookies. I long for them every year. I seem to never get enough, even though I buy MANY boxes!!
Garagesaleluver Garagesaleluver 7 years
My daughter is a first year Brownie and I am Cookie Mom. The troop has sold about 2000 boxes! The cookies sell themselves because they are that once a year treat AND they are a great fund raiser for an awesome organization! And if you have checked lately, cookies in the store are not any cheaper!!
SugarFreak SugarFreak 8 years
Stick the thin mints in the freezer! Scrumptious. But yes, they are a bit pricey :(
kiwishe kiwishe 8 years
$3.50/box? I paid $4 per box lat year! I love these cookies! They're like the Cadbury eggs; a special treat once a year.
insanitypepper insanitypepper 8 years
They are $4 a box here, and they never taste like they're made from real girl scouts. Not worth it.
sammajo sammajo 8 years
I cant go a year without my thin mints. One year, I had forgotten to get some, and I went so low as to buy them off of Ebay!
Advah Advah 8 years
I like the mint ones.
SweetFirefly SweetFirefly 8 years
Samoas and Thin Mints are the only two kinds I will eat. They're heaven.
motherof3 motherof3 8 years
I have two daughters in girl scouts. I have to buy boxes of cookies from both. I love the All Abouts.
wickedcupofjoe wickedcupofjoe 8 years
@ millarci - GS season isn't over for me and I'm in NJ. :) We didn't even get our cookies yet -- my neighbor said they'll be here next week! Now, I do have a vent about the GS cookies. There are two bakers - ABC and Little Brownie. My husband got cookies at work from a guy and they were made by ABC and the thin mints were HORRID. I was soooo sad. :( I asked my neighbor and she said they use Little Brownie, so yay, the better cookies are a commin'! :)
LaLaLaurie06 LaLaLaurie06 8 years
thanks, afrochic! Those were to die for!
sh0pah0lic56 sh0pah0lic56 8 years
3 boxes from my neighbor. only one for me though ;-)
indreams8318 indreams8318 8 years
thin mints=LOVE i am also in love with the lemonades! i currently have...6 boxes.....gotta stock up! plus thin mints freeze great too. 1. they taste good 2. the girls are just too cute for words!
ayanaphil ayanaphil 8 years
LaLaLaurie06 - you're referring to the Juliette. I miss those also. Millysaps - I was one for 13 years also and I enjoyed my time selling cookies. As for myself, I bought four boxes (two Somoas, one Thin Mint, one Lemon Chalet Creme) and two and a half are gone already. Luckily, my niece's troop will be having a booth sale on the 15th, so I will get some more before they're gone until time.
darkbeauty darkbeauty 8 years
Tagalongs = heaven. :)
Jessmarie Jessmarie 8 years
I absolutely LOVE girl scout cookies!!!!! The thought of them is making my mouth water as I type. I could easily eat a box in about 10 minutes or less. If you like the thin mints and don't want to wait all year for cookie season, Kibbler makes cookies called grasshoppers, they are just like thin mints and they come in the 100 calorie packs too!
marinewifey marinewifey 8 years
I finally found some girl scouts today selling them and bought 3 boxes. I was so happy go finally get my Thin Mint fix!
JanetG0307 JanetG0307 8 years
there were some girl scouts hanging out at my grocery store this weekend, and they totally approached me with sad faces, telling me they weren't able to go to camp because they hadn't been selling enough cookies. i loved camp as a girl scout, so of course i bought a box. for $4.50! those kids owe me a dollar! but you know what? those were some of the best thin mints ever!
andrennabird andrennabird 8 years
i love them - probably because i can only get them once a year. it really makes them taste better!
kristine13 kristine13 8 years
I like Girl Scout cookies, and I'll munch on them if they're around, but I'd prefer homemade any day! :-)
uptown_girl uptown_girl 8 years
Has anyone else seen the Girl Scout cookie flavors that Edy's ice cream has??? I was THISCLOSE to buying the Samoa flavor! And they're the slow churned kind too!!! See, I didn't buy Samoas this year, because they are my favorite, and I was afraid I'd eat the whole box!!! I do regret buying that ice cream though... I should go back and get it...
verily verily 8 years
And they're so not overrated. Okay, so maybe you can find similar cookies year round for less (like grasshoppers)...but a portion of the cookie sales are going towards a very good cause. You're supporting both the troop and the Girl Scout council at large. How can that ever be overrated??? I did my time selling cookies as a young girl scout and once even wore a giant cookie outfit to sell cookies in the Houston Downtown Tunnel, so I feel compelled to buy at least 3 or 4 boxes from booths situated at the grocery store.
verily verily 8 years
Cookie season already came and went here. I'm hoarding the last of the thin mints in the freezer.
Swen Swen 8 years
I love Samoas!! There's no like knock off that you can get at the grocery store, so I just have to buy them whenever I get the chance.
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