Five things you need to know
1 Did you know? There are two official bakers for Girl Scouts cookies. That’s why sometimes you may see Carmel deLites instead of Samoas (and vice versa) and Shortbread instead of Trefoils. The two bakers are ABC Bakers or Little Brownie Bakers.
2 The best-selling Girl Scout cookies are: 1.) Thin Mints.42.) Caramel deLites/Samoas. 3.) Peanut Butter Patties/ Tagalongs. 4. Do-si-dos/ Peanut Butter Sandwich. 5.) Trefoils/Shortbread.
3 It’s not too late to buy cookies. The selling season ends toward the end of March. Source: All stats and information are from girlscouts.org
4 Do Girl Scouts cookies contribute to Childhood obesity? The cookies are sold for a short time every year and are considered a snack or special treat. They should be enjoyed in moderation. Girls Scouts promotes a health lifeslte for girls, which includes a well-balanced diet and plenty of exercise.
5 Why do cookie prices vary in different regions? Each of the 111 Girl Scout Councils sets its own price based on its needs and knowledge of the local market. Today’s prices reflect both the current cost of cookies and the realities of providing Girl Scout programming in an ever-changing economic environment. Remember the proceeds stay with your local council and troop to give scouts amazing opportunities.