Where to Buy Girl Scout Cookies
Every January people start to wonder where to buy girl scout cookies. The Samoas, the Thin Mints, the delicious smell of fresh coconut, caramel and crisp mint. It is all so enticing. If you love these cookies like I do, you may be searching your local grocery store or hoping they come door to door. You could get some ordinary cookies, but that would not be the same. Each box of Girl Scout Cookies teaches business and management skills to young girls. Plus they taste awesome
You can serve multiple purposes by buying Girl Scout cookies. Buying these cookies means that you prefer the great taste and care for the underlying purpose they are for. They could be just the ending for a dinner party or a great meal.
The main deciding factor on where to buy Girl Scout Cookies is what time of year is it? During the ordering and selling season you can buy authentic Girl Scout Cookies and support your local Girl Scout troop. Outside of that time you will need to get your fix with some close variant of them.
When is the Girl Scout Cookie Season?
According to a Girl Scout spokesperson, the Girl Scout Cookie season runs January through the month of April. You can find the official countdown to the cookies at this page.
The selling dates and locations for each local troop varies so you may want to check by zip code.
Can I Buy Girl Scout Style Cookie At A Bakery?
Naturally, the bakery may well be the first place you would look to buy Girl Scout Cookies. Many bakeries in different states make and sell cookies like Girl Scout Cookies. ABC and Little Brownie are two such bakeries that make Girl Scout like cookies. However, these may vary in size, shape and even taste. For instance, If you are accustomed to a specific taste like Tagalong instead of peanut butter or Caramel deLite instead of Samoas.
Your Local Grocery Store may sell Girl Scout Style Cookies
Little known fact is that the official Girl Scout Cookies are made by several companies and one of these companies is Keebler. Yes the company with the cute elf and cookies at your local grocery store. The 2 popular variants that are sold like Girl Scout Cookies is the Keebler Grasshoppers are very similar to Thin Mints and Keebler Coconut Dreams are very similar to Samoas. You can search the Keebler website for Grasshopper Cookie Locator or a Coconut Dreams Cookie Locator. At times some stores may not have them in stock as the locator is sometimes wrong. Please do not make a special trip for just the cookies.
Where to Buy Girl Scout Cookies from a Booth
You can satisfy your Girl Scout cookie craving quick and easy when your local Girl Scout Troop is selling them. You could try your local grocery store and see if they have a booth out front. You might need to drive by a few of the larger store. If you would like a more direct path you could call your local Girl Scout Troop and ask where and when they will be setup.
Can I Buy Girl Scout Cookies Online?
Yes, you can! However, you need to follow a few steps. Your local Girl Scout Troop needs to be participating in the program. You can check on the GS website page for online ordering
Firstly, if you are relative to a Girl Scout and want to buy the cookies, you will email you a link to your relative Girl Scout’s page. If you don’t know any Girl Scouts at all, there is another app to assist you. Download the Cookie Finder App to locate a Girl Scout booth in your area. This may be a temporary booth in a nearby supermarket.
Can you buy Girl Scout Cookies on Ebay?
The official Girl Scout website says they do not recommend buying from third party sites like Ebay. But there are a good selection of them there and the boxes look original. Even with us writing this review in November which is 2 months before Girl Scout Cookie selling season we found a good selection of Girl Scout Cookies on Ebay. I guess they are overstock from last year and hopefully they have not expired yet. If you decide to buy girl scout cookies on Ebay you may want to message the buyer to check the expiration dates. There is a dedicated page for Girl Scout Cookies on Ebay
Can you buy Girl Scout Cookies on Amazon?
The official Girl Scout website warns not to buy them on third party sites like Amazon as they are not supporting your local Girl Scout troop and may be expired. That is definitely true but they must be supporting some troop somewhere and if they come to you and they are expired they are easy to return. So the decision is up to you. You may live 100 miles from where some cookies are being sold and you order Amazon all the time. We found a listing for Samoas on this page https://www.amazon.com/Girl-Scout-Samoas-Cookies-Box/dp/B00BDSGSOU?th=1 but they were out of stock as of this writing. Also there is a listing for samoas. https://www.amazon.com/Girl-Scout-Thin-Mints-Cookies/dp/B007GPDGK8 Also on Amazon is a listing for a cookie that is said to be like Samoas: https://www.amazon.com/Coconut-Fudge-Caramel-Cookies-Samoas/dp/B00QFMMMF8/ And these are quite a bit like Thin Mints: Amazon Thin Mint Style Cookie
We hope you have enjoyed this article on Where to Buy Girl Scout Cookies and can find someplace that will let you enjoy these delicious cookies.
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