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fayley Mar 23, 2011 05:21 PM

Does anyone know where girl scout cookies can be found now? I read posts that date back to last week, but nothing for this week. Anyone have info on that?

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  1. wienermobile RE: fayley Mar 23, 2011 05:24 PM

    All their booths closed March 20th. Think you might be too late for this year.
    http://www.girlscoutsla.org/

    1. monku RE: fayley Mar 23, 2011 07:24 PM

      You might contact some local Girl Scout troops in your area. Some buy extra cookies and still have them for sale.

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        attran99 RE: monku Mar 24, 2011 12:21 AM

        Monku has an excellent idea. You might get lucky. All of the troops in my area have sold all of their reserves. Won't be available, again, until next year.

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          reality check RE: attran99 Mar 24, 2011 11:38 AM

          I went grocery shopping yesterday in Santa Monica, and saw a girl with her Girls Scout uniform. I asked her mother, if they had any cookies for sale. She said, yes and I was lucky because her troop was going to send their surplus supply of cookies back. I bought a few boxes.

          And nothing, I mean nothing comes close to the Girl Scouts thin mints. The Keelber grasshoppers are good, but don't come close.

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        Norm Man RE: fayley Mar 23, 2011 08:58 PM

        If you have a craving for Thin Mints, try Keebler's Fudge Shoppe Grasshopper cookies. They taste exactly like Girl Scout Thin Mints.

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          happybaker RE: Norm Man Mar 23, 2011 09:02 PM

          Also try Barbara Dee's Winter mints (found at Walgreens, Dollar Tree, Big Lots and the 99 Cent store).

          When frozen - or really cold - they taste just like the thin mints.

          And they use peppermint oil, not peppermint extract, no corn syrup, their ingredients are surprisingly good.

        2. Emme RE: fayley Mar 24, 2011 01:08 PM

          if Samoas are your bag, Pavilion's/Von's makes a house brand variety called Fudge Coconut Cookies IIRC, in a purple box, that are exactly like 'em.

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            fayley RE: fayley Mar 25, 2011 12:46 PM

            Everyone... Thanks so much for your ideas!! Until I can get response from the local Troop... I never knew that Keebler made my two favorite flavors -- The Somoas and the Thin mints. Craving averted! Thanks again everybody!

            1. Melanie Wong RE: fayley Mar 25, 2011 04:27 PM

              There's an app for that (released March 21, 2011).
              http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/cookie...

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