New Girl Scout Cookies Coming to a Location Near YouPosted: January 8, 2015 | |
Who can resist a box of Girl Scout cookies! Its that time of year again, and the Girl Scouts will be selling delicious cookies in a variety of flavors. This year there are three new cookies to add to the list, Trios, Rah Rah Raisin and Toffee Tastic. The Rah Rah Raisin is an oatmeal cookie with raisins and bits of Greek Yogurt bites. Trios is a gluten free peanut butter oatmeal cookie with chocolate chips and Toffee Tastic is a butter cookie with bits of toffee through out and is also gluten free.
Did you know that the girls scouts organization is one hundred and two years old? Juliette “Daisy” Gordon Low invited 18 girls in Savannah, Georgia, on March 12, 1912, to attended the first Girl Scout meeting. See the History here.
In 1917 girls and their mothers started baking cookies to help raise money for the troops activities. In 1922 Florence E. Neil came up with a cookie recipe for the now 2000 Girl Scouts. The suggested price to sell the cookies were twenty five to thirty cents a dozen.
On March 16, 1950 Congress chartered Girl Scouts of America and as of today over 59 million women in America have been a girl scout when they were a child. Read more about that here
Support the Girl Scouts! Not only do you get yummy cookies but the benefits of purchasing them for the Girl Scouts is wonderful. See Why Here
GirlScoutCookies.org can help you find where the cookies are going to be sold. Go to the site, you can put in your zip code and find out when and where the sales will start in your area. You can also download the Girl Scout Cookie Finder App at iTunes or Apple.com. This App uses your IPhone GPS to find the where the cookies are sold and what cookies are available for your location.
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