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The Best Homemade Girl Scout Cookie Recipes
Posted By Nicole On January 4, 2009 @ 6:01 am In Baking,Sweet Stuff | 98 Comments
Girl Scout cookie season is just around the corner. As usual, I’m not really planning to buy any of the Girl Scouts’ offerings – although I am happy to support local troops in other ways – because I know that I can make cookies that are as good or better at home. Girl Scout cookies still contain partially hydrogenated oils, even if they have decreased the amount to come in under the FDA’s definition of “zero trans fats per serving” (no more than .5g per serving). Homemade cookies are made with real ingredients – butter, sugar, flour, chocolate – and really do have zero trans fats. They’re still indulgent treats, but treats you can feel good about eating!
You can find recipes for four of the Scouts’ best sellers here, including an easy to make version of Thin Mints that you don’t need a cookie cutter to shape:
If you prefer your cookies gluten free, I’ve got that covered, too:
And if you’ve had enough of the cookies on their own, try using them in another way:
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