Girl Scout Cookies
February 21, 2013
It's Girl Scout Cookie Time! here are this years offerings and what your favorite says about you thanks to The Girl Scout Council. Remember...they freeze well.
What it is: A thin wafer that is covered with a smooth peppermint-chocolate coating.
Trivia: The Thin Mint is the most popular Girl Scout Cookie in this region and the United States, Ransom said. "There's a lot of Thin Mint addicts out there," she added.
What it says about you: Popular, strong and confident.
What it is: Vanilla cookies covered in caramel, rolled in toasted coconut and striped with chocolate.
Trivia: Samoas are second only to Thin Mints in popularity.
What it says about you: Brainy, complex and mysterious.
What it is: A simple shortbread cookie baked in the shape of the Girl Scout insignia.
What you should know: A rotary die shapes Trefoils. There are 300 identical Trefoil shapes engraved in one rotary die, which produces 5,100 cookies a minute.
What it says about you: Loyal and honest.
What it is: Oatmeal cookies with a creamy peanut-butter filling.
Trivia: Peanut butter cream is deposited onto do-si-dos at the rate of 2,800 per minute.
What it says about you: Easygoing, trustworthy and friendly.
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What it is: Latin caramel cookies with milk caramel chips
Trivia: Earlier versions had a caramel topping, which was later removed because of the high amount of trans fat.
What it says about you: Understanding, reliable and kind.
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What it is: This cookie boast real cranberries and white fudge chips.
Trivia: These cookies, along with Thin Mints, Samoas and Trefoils, are nut-free. They also have no hydrogenated oils or artificial coloring.
What it says about you: Generous, charming and unique.
What it is: Crispy vanilla cookies layered with peanut butter and covered with a chocolate coating.
Trivia: Do-si-dos and Tagalongs use about 230,000 pounds of peanut butter a week during baking times.
What it says about you: Artistic, creative and dramatic.
What it is: Zesty lemon wedge cookies dusted in powdered sugar.
Trivia: New for 2012, this cookie celebrates the 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts, as Savannah, Ga., is where Juliette Low started the organization.
What it says about you: Cheerful, outgoing and fun.
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