On Sale Again for the 101st Year: Girl Scout Cookies!
Girl Scout cookies are on sale again for the 101st year!
This is the fourth year that the Scouts will be selling their cookies online in addition to door-to-door and at shopping malls, supermarkets and other locations.
But to buy cookies online, customers must receive an email from a Scout and pay shipping and handling charges.
If you're wondering where you can buy cookies near you, you can plug your ZIP code into the Girl Scouts' website (HERE) and it will find your cookies right away. And yes, this year there's an app for that, too.
As usual, there'll be Thin Mints, Caramel DeLites (also called Samoas), Peanut Butter Patties (Do-si-dos or Tagalongs), shortbread cookies (also known as Trefoils), Lemonades, Toffee-tastic, gluten-free Trios, and Savannah Smiles. And this year, the Girl Scouts will also be bringing back the S'Mores flavor cookie --of which there are two versions. One is dipped in chocolate, while the other is graham cracker cookie sandwich.
The reasons some cookies have two different names is because there are dueling bakeries making the cookies, and one or the other has patented the name.
If you order cookies now online, you'll get them at the end of February. It's also worth remembering that when you buy Girl Scout cookies you aren't just going home to hoard a treasure trove of Thin Mints to eat when no one is home, you're actually supporting a good cause. 100-percent of the revenue from cookie sales benefit the local Girl Scout council where you buy your boxes.