Who can’t resist a box of Girl Scout cookies! It’s that time of year again, and the Girl Scouts will be selling delicious cookies in a variety of flavors. This year there is a new cookie on the menu is Adventurefuls. It is a brownie-inspired with a caramel-flavored creme with just a dash of sea salt. If you are looking for a gluten free cookie, check out the Trios gluten free peanut butter oatmeal cookie with chocolate chips and Toffee Tastic butter cookie with bits of toffee throughout.
Did you know that the girl’s scout’s organization is one hundred and four years old? Julliette “Daisy” Gordon invited 18 girls in Savannah, Georgia, on March 12, 1912, to attend the first Girl Scout meeting. See the History here.
In 1917 girls and their mothers started baking cookies to help raise money for the troop’s activities. In 1922 Florence E. Neil came up with a cookie recipe and 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
Go here to help you find where the cookies are going to be sold in your area. You can put in your zip code and find out when and where the sales will start. 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.