6 Girl Scout Cookie Recipes to Feed All Your Cravings


I love a good Girl Scout cookie, and when that last cookie disappears, it’s panic time.

They’re just so perfect for snacking or setting out on a tray for dessert. And I can’t deny eating a whole sleeve of Thin Mints from time to time (especially when the kids aren’t around)!

So, I’ve set out to find some alternatives for when you’re down to your last cookie. Don’t worry, these six copycat Girl Scout cookie recipes and store-bought versions I’ve found are downright delicious and will get you through until the Girl Scouts come knocking on your door next year. You may even prefer them – promise I won’t tell!

Love a good copycat recipe? Check out these tasty homemade peanut butter cups

1. Tagalongs

Store-Bought Version: Great Value Fudge-Covered Peanut Butter-Filled Cookies

Girl Scout Cookie Recipes: Tagalongs | thegoodstuff

Don’t have time to bake my Tagalong Bars? Don’t worry!

The only difference between the Great Value Peanut Butter Patties and the Girl Scout Tagalongs is the biscuit flavor — Great Value uses a chocolate shortbread and the Girl Scout cookies use a vanilla shortbread. Either way, you get a delicious shortbread cookie covered in a layer of peanut butter and coated in rich chocolate.

Homemade Version: Tagalong Bars

Girl Scout Cookie Recipes: Tagalong Bars | thegoodstuff

Can I tempt you with buttery cookie bars, topped with peanut butter and milk chocolate frosting? These Copycat Girl Scout Tagalong Bars are insanely good, and just may win out over the original version.

Yield: 12 servings
Prep time: 10 minutes
Total time: 45 minutes

Ingredients

• 1 (17.5-ounce) packet Betty Crocker Sugar Cookie Mix
• 1/2 cup + 4 Tablespoons butter, melted (divided)
• 1 cup peanut butter
• 1/2 cup powdered sugar
• 6 ounces chocolate chips

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Directions

1. Heat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Mix together cookie mix and 1/2 cup melted butter. Press into a 9×9-inch pan. Bake for 15-17 minutes.

2. In a stand mixer, whip peanut butter and powdered sugar together until fluffy. Spread gently atop hot shortbread crust. Cool in fridge or freezer until cookie base is no longer warm.

3. In a microwave-safe container, melt together butter and chocolate chips, stirring until smooth. Spread atop peanut butter layer. Return to fridge and cool until set. Slice to serve.

2. Girl Scout S’mores

Store-Bought Version: LU Petit Écolier Milk Chocolate Biscuits

Girl Scout S'Mores | thegoodstuff

The closest store-bought version of the Girl Scout S’mores cookies I could find are the LU Petit Écolier Milk Chocolate Biscuits. Although they lack any marshmallow filling, they have a deliciously rich milk chocolate layer topping a tasty biscuit.

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Homemade Version: Copycat Girl Scout S’mores Recipe

Girl Scout S'Mores Recipe | thegoodstuff

Source: Nature Nate’s

Sweet honey marshmallows and dark chocolate, layered between two Beurre biscuits, make a delightful s’more cookie — no campfire necessary! This delicious recipe is likely to become a fast favorite!

3. Thin Mints

Store-Bought Version: Keebler Grasshoppers

Girl Scout Thin Mints | thegoodstuff

Keebler Grasshoppers are a close stand-in for the Girl Scout Thin Mints. Both cookies are round, mint-flavored, and have a delicious chocolaty coating. It’s pretty hard to stop at just one or two!

Homemade Version: Homemade Thin Mints Recipe

Girl Scout Thin Mints Recipe | thegoodstuff

Source: Sally’s Baking Addiction

Got a Girl Scout cookie craving? Try this amazing copycat recipe for Homemade Thin Mints if you haven’t got any around. Try them cold or out of the freezer– they’re incredible!

4. Samoas

Store-Bought Version: Keebler Coconut Dreams

Girl Scout Samoa Cookie Recipe | thegoodstuff

Keebler Coconut Dreams are a pretty close match with the Girl Scout Samoa cookies. Caramel and toasted coconut cover shortbread cookies, all finished off with a touch of chocolate. A super yummy cookie to snack on!

Homemade Version: Copycat Samoas Recipe

How to Make Samoas | thegoodstuff

Source: Mommy Musings

Chocolate, caramel, and coconut come together in these scrumptious Homemade Samoas Recipe. Girls Scout cookie season comes and goes in a flash, so keep this tasty homemade recipe handy!

5. Do-Si-Dos

Store-Bought Version: Nutter Butters

Girl Scout Cookie Recipes: Do-Si-Dos | thegoodstuff

If you’re a fan of peanut butter, either the Nutter Butter cookies or the Girl Scout Do-Si-Dos will satisfy! Crunchy peanut butter cookies with a smooth and creamy peanut butter filling go perfectly with a tall glass of milk.

Homemade Version: Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies

Girl Scout Cookie Recipes: Do-Si-Dos | thegoodstuff

Source: The Flour Sack

Delicate yet full of peanut butter flavor, these copycat Do-Si-Dos are a peanut butter lover’s dream. They’re nutty, creamy, crumbly, and melt-in-your-mouth good!

6. Savannah Smiles

Store-Bought Version: Lemon Coolers

Girl Scout Savannah Smiles Recipe | thegoodstuff

The only difference between the Girl Scout Savannah Smiles and store-bought Lemon Coolers is the shape of the cookie — half-moon versus round. Both have a zesty, lemon flavor and are dusted with powdered sugar.

Homemade Version: Sugar-Dusted Lemon Cookies

Girl Scout Savannah Smiles Recipe | thegoodstuff

Source: Delish

A burst of lemon flavor gives these Sugar-Dusted Lemon Cookies a sunny outlook. With an addictive citrus taste, these cookies are perfect with afternoon tea.

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