For many of us, Girl Scout cookies are a provide that we demeanour brazen to all year. Whether we adore their honeyed and tainted peanut butter sandwich cookies (Do-si-dos) or a chocolate-drizzled cookies surfaced with toasted coconut and slimey caramel (Samoas), everybody has a favorite that they batch adult on when a Girl Scouts start holding orders. But what do we do when you’ve eaten your final Thin Mint and there’s zero though crumbs left in a package? Why not make your own?
These tasty cookies, accessible only 6 brief weeks out of a year, debuted in 1917 when a Girl Scouts baked one season of cookies in their possess homes to be sole door-to-door. (The recipe for a strange cookie can still be found on a Girl Scouts website.) The judgment behind a cookies was to learn members about business and entrepreneurship while concurrently lifting supports for their couple activities. The cookies were impossibly popular, and in 1936 their prolongation was outsourced.
Throughout a years, many opposite flavors have come and left (does anyone remember a Lemon Chalet Cremes or chocolate-covered, caramel-filled Juliettes?) though a few sojourn as staples: Thin Mints, Do-si-dos, and shortbread Trefoils are a best-selling varieties. The Girl Scouts continue to supplement new flavors, including whole-grain Cranberry Citrus Crisps and gluten-free Trios (a chocolate chip, peanut butter, and oatmeal cookie done with gluten-free oats).
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Kristie Collado contributed to this story.