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Old 03-12-2009, 05:25 PM   #16
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What I do these days is simple. I give money to the girls selling the cookies and don't take any!!! Diets suck--but who can resist Girl Scouts?? So donations are not bad.
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Old 03-12-2009, 05:33 PM   #17
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What I do these days is simple. I give money to the girls selling the cookies and don't take any!!! Diets suck--but who can resist Girl Scouts?? So donations are not bad.
DD had a couple of customers who did that -- and we appreciate it VERY MUCH!!

The bonus to this, is that the troop doesn't have to give any of the $$ back to the Girl Scout Council -- it all stays with the troop!
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Thats good. I have no idea how all the money flows with the GS cookies.

I just know its good to see young people trying to earn their own money.

And Thin Mints are way too addictive!!!!
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Old 03-12-2009, 05:43 PM   #19
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Thats good. I have no idea how all the money flows with the GS cookies.

I just know its good to see young people trying to earn their own money.

And Thin Mints are way too addictive!!!!
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My DD's EAT THEM!!! But I have given them up this year. It is especially hard too because I am the leader and these cookies talk to me all day! LOL
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I eat them. But, the Thin Mint brownies look great!
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We bought two boxes; thin mints and the ones with cocunut -- we ate them all in one day. (there are six of us). We didn't make anything with them other than some fat cells on our bodies.
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We also have Little Brownie Bakers - and I love their recipes!
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We freeze the thin mints and then throw them in the blender with some vanilla ice cream. Yummy Thin Mint Shakes!!!! (if they don't get eaten immediatly that is - LOL)
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Funny you mention Girl Scout Cookies as I'm Girl Scout Cookied out from my only 3 years in Girl Scouts (Daisies and 2 years of Brownies)years ago. My mom used to over order the Thin Mints and Short Breads, that in our big freezer in our garage, she used to freeze them to keep them fresh and that was our snack when we would drive up to Disney with some neighbors for long weekends. Occasionally now I'll buy a box or two, but those are lethal.
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My neighbor and I have some tagalongs tucked in the back of our freezers for smores. Yumm!
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Thanks for sharing the recipes and the sites for some recipes to make with your Girl Scout Cookies. Next time I buy a box or 2 I'll have to make something with them, possibly the brownies
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My neighbor and I have some tagalongs tucked in the back of our freezers for smores. Yumm!
Whoa... how do you make s'mores from tagalongs?? I love both those things.
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Whoa... how do you make s'mores from tagalongs?? I love both those things.
Just use the tagalong instead of the graham cracker and chocolate.
Very messy, but good. I suggest using only one marshmallow.
You need to understand, though -- this is the neighbor who showed me that you can make smores with Reeses peanut butter cups. The full size ones!
Nancy and I take our cookout chocolate very seriously!
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