Mobile Version
 
Move your mouse over me


Share


InsaneScouter Logo
Home > Blog
 
advertise with us
 
JenFletcher profile pic
 
By:    On: 2011-12-12
 

At it's beginning, December brings with it the holiday season. Weather you celebrate Christmas, Chanukah, Yule, Kwanza or another observance, this time of year typically is bedecked with lights, holly, warm fires and (if you live near me) lots of snow. In my home, we are gearing up for another kind of season – Girl Scout cookie season!

 

My little girl is in her first year of Daisies (the first level of GS, ages 5-7)) and has been waiting patiently since September to get her cookie information and start selling. She has read and almost memorized every cookie description, the cost-per-box, the cookie sales and safety rules – she has even set up her cookie selling web page! She isn't allowed to start selling until December 18th but she's raring to go.

 

In honor of the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts, there is a new cookie this year: the Savannah Smiles cookies, a lemony bite dusted with powdered sugar. Just makes ya want to smile when you think about it! Here is a list of all the cookies available this year, how many (approx.) cookies you'll find in each box, and a short description of each kind. I don't know if the price is the same throughout the country, but in my region each box is now $4.

 

**NEW**Savannah Smiles:Bite-sized, lemon-wedge cookies dusted in powdered sugar and bursting with zesty lemon flavor. 28 per 6oz box.


Trefoils: Shortbread cookies. 36 per 9oz box


Do-si-dos: Crisp and crunchy oatmeal cookies with creamy peanut butter filling. 20 per 8oz box


Samoas:Vanilla cookies covered in caramel, rolled in toasted coconut and striped with chocolate. 15 per 7.5 oz box


Dulce de Leche:Sweet, bite-sized cookies rich with milk and caramel chips. 22 per 6oz box


Thank U Berry Much: Premium cranberries provide a delightful tartness in these hearty cookies sweetened with creamy, white fudge chips. Crispy rice delivers a satisfying crunch. 14 per 6oz box


Tagalongs: Cookies topped with peanut butter and covered in luscious chocolate. 15 per 6.5 oz box


Thin Mints: Thin wafer covered with a smooth chocolatey coating. Made with natural peppermint. 28 per 9oz box.

 

Here's a little tip for you: if you just aren't a cookie fan but you want to help out your neighbor, student, church friend or that cute little girl trudging through the snow to make a sale, every one of these cookie s can be used when cooking/baking other things! Over the course of the next few blog posts, I will post some recipes for you featuring Girl Scout cookies as a main ingredient. Yes, there will be a couple of pie crusts, but there are also a few recipes that I think will pleasantly surprise you too.

 

So don't avoid the girls the next time you see a cookie booth! Pick at least one box of cookies, learn a new recipe and help out your local GS counsel. You never know – one of those girls could become your child's doctor, teacher or even a lawmaker!

 

In Scouting,

Jen


Please Share!

Other posts you may like
 




Follow Us


Show Control Box

User:
  PW:
 
Forgot Password     Signup


 
Ramblings Blog
 
 
Scouting News
    View all Scout news

Issue 393 – April 15, 2014
________________________________________ Hi Andy, My son just crossed over into a pretty good troop. Based on my own experience as a Scout (my two highlights were being elected Senior Patrol Leader and making...
 
 

Search:
About | Sitemap | Advertise | Contact | Disclaimer | Privacy Statement
 

An official InsaneScouter Sponsor
 

Helping Scout leaders one resource at a time...

Generously hosted by Techya http://techya.net/

SRSquare manages this site

Materials found on the InsaneScouter's Website © 1998 - 2015 may be reproduced and used by all Scouting volunteers for training, entertainment and program purposes consistent with Scouting and Guiding Organizations. Unless otherwise noted on the page. If you believe we are republishing your copyrighted material without permission, please Contact Us including the link/url of said content to have it removed or your copyright information added.

Please be advised that InsaneScouter is NOT affiliated with any Scouting or Guiding Organization.

All opinions expressed on these pages are those of the original authors. All holdings are subject to this Disclaimer.