For many families, Girl Scout cookie season is a time to break your New Year’s resolution, enjoy the snacks you grew up on, and share a family tradition. If you are like most Girl Scout cookie fans, the odds that you have any cookies left in the house after the sale is over is incredibly unlikely. Lucky for you there are dozens of recipes that will help keep your cookie craving under control all year round.
We’ve selected our favorite Girl Scout Cookie inspired recipes below. Give them a try and let us know what you think.
Thin Mint Recipes
Whether frozen or right out of the box, it’s hard to find a person who doesn’t LOVE Thin Mint cookies. The combination of chocolate and mint that makes up Thin Mint’s is pretty much everything that is right in the world.
Thin Mint Truffles
These quick truffles from When is Dinner will give you the minty treat you’ve been craving.
View the Thin Mint Truffles recipe.
Stuffed Thin Mint Chocolate Cookies
The only thing better than a Thin Mint cookie is a chocolate cookie STUFFED with a Thin Mint Cookie and topped off with Andes Mints. This creative recipe from Sweet and Savory Food does require keeping some Thin Mints on hand or sub out the cookie for an extra Andes Mint.
View the Thin Mint Chocolate Cookie Recipe.
Thin Mint Cupcakes
With mint chocolate chips taking the stage as the minty goodness in these cupcakes, you’ll never want chocolate cupcakes any other way!
View the Thin Mint Cupcake recipe.
If you love tagalongs, you are probably the kind of person who also craves Reese peanut butter eggs all year long. Lucky for you, you don’t have to give up on your pb-chocolate cravings after the spring months have passed.
Tagalong Cookie Bars
Just like Reeses, tagalong cookies pulls at the heartstrings of every peanut butter lover. This sugar free, gluten free, grain free recipe from Joy Filled Eats could almost be called healthy. All combined together in a pan, this treat is an instant gratification solution to your cookie callings.
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Peanut Butter Tagalong Cupcakes
Looking for a birthday treat for the peanut butter fan in your life? Baking in a Moment has your solution! Top off vanilla cupcakes with a chocolate ganache dipped peanut butter buttercream for a new family favorite.
View the Peanut Butter Tagalong Cupcake recipe.
Copycat Tagalong Recipe
Sometimes the only way to satisfy a craving is to go right to the source. This copycat recipe from My Thoughts Ideas and Ramblings is pretty much almost exactly like cracking open a fresh box of Tagalongs, plus the slightly messier kitchen.
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There are two kinds of people in the world, those who love Samoa cookies and those who are wrong. The finely grated coconut topping is where most folks are divided on the flavor profile, but this family favorite cookie continues to top the sales every year.
The hardest part of replicating the Samoa recipe is cutting out every cookie as a perfect circle. Top off the easy to make shortbread from Mommy Musings with toasted coconut and chocolate and you are on your way to indulging in Girl Scout cookies all year round.
View the Copycat Samoa recipe.
No Bake Samoa Cheesecake
Tired of the hot oven? This no bake recipe from Sweet and Savory Meals brings together all the flavors of the Samoa cookie without needing to turn up the heat in the kitchen. Toss together and chill for the perfect dessert.
Read the No Bake Samoa Cheesecake recipe.
Samoa Fudge Bomb Recipe
This paleo friendly spin on Samoa cookies from Beauty and the Foodie will make your next sweet indulgence less guilty. Ingredients are combined together and chilled for the perfect post workout recovery treat.
Read the full Samoa Fudge Bomb Recipe.
Another peanut butter favorite, Do Si Do’s combine an oatmeal peanut butter cookie with a peanut butter filling. Lucky for us, it’s easy to replicate this recipe in our home kitchens to enjoy all year round.
Homemade Do Si Dos
By using oats instead of flour, this tasty treat from Baking a Moment is a gluten free indulgence. Whip up a batch and enjoy with the whole family!
Read the full Homemade Do Si Do recipe.
Leave a confession in the comments. Do you still have a hidden stash of Girl Scout Cookies in your freezer? Which cookie is your all time favorite?
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