Throwback Thursday: Girl Scout Cookies

Thin Mints, Samoas, a look back at Girl Scout Cookies through the years.
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Here will -- sweetness goes a long way we're talking about Girl Scout Cookies that once -- -- obsession for both the scouts. And they're dedicated just kind of customers are passionate -- everyone has their favorite of course John and I have to make sure about that this -- is as good as last year's would have little cookies right here on the death. We'll do a tasting and a little while but first an important facts about. One of our favorite foods the first girl scout -- was made in the 1920s it was a simple sugar cookie and the -- was published in the newsletter American girl. 2000 troops then started baking and selling them a few years later no cookies no surprise here were hit. In 1933 you can buy about the 44 cookies for only 2032. -- -- 2012 the -- seasoned sales totaled a whopping 785. Million dollars making it number three in the cookie market. Cookie varieties -- changed over the years recently the Girl Scouts introduced gluten free -- And all -- are now Kosher but there have been some varieties that have ended up -- the girl scout graveyard who remembers -- There are -- Oatmeal raisin cookies with a snappy name not much staying -- now -- do you remedies lemon -- actually -- at five sisters -- come on -- like these -- -- anyway when Vanilla lemon flavored cooking covered in powdered sugar they were also -- I had an early cartwheels and reduced fat Vanilla and cinnamon -- they weren't popular enough to give on turning down. And the forget me not granola -- has apparently been forced out and but there are those that do indoor based on the number of boxes last year the most popular UPS and of course is that -- -- -- -- got sold more than fifty million boxes last year. Makes up 25% of their total -- -- -- Most popular Somalis are caramel delights on the concoction of toppling Karen -- poke at. Fold to 38 million behind -- can you guess what came in third in the enduring tag along 26 million boxes least. Chocolate covered peanut butter treats sold last year. And as if anything -- -- better than a girl scout cookie how about a girl scout -- -- and I -- few years ago dairy queen. Out did themselves by introducing the thinned into the blizzard of soft serve mint and now ice cream combined with sitting in cookies and topped with there -- -- The only downside to the concoction now is a small -- 540 calories. With other mere eighteen grams of fat out c'mon you breakfast I'll take to -- our best selling girls got -- -- is also a competitive business right girls are required to put in face time with customers to learn important skills like gold sending money management even people skills. People in Oklahoma girl did all of that and even more when she set a world record earlier this week Katie Francis. Sold more than 181000 boxes of cookies amounts to her good job. Amazing job Katie all right get your hands on Girl Scout Cookies isn't always easy there is locked just running into a troop outside may -- local grocery store there's also location. And of course the -- oxygen dorm that's trying to -- problems -- her -- solution for the court. Those apple introduced a mobile app for your Smartphone you have to do is type in your zip code by the close the -- sports. He can even get directions to get there wow how about that all right you know -- -- -- time for our favorite part which one is your favorite out of all of these statements are anonymous and very average and boring having me and everybody else you know I didn't spend an average of minus the Somalis and because there is like a small I think -- number two finish yes. Somalis delivered to your out of your mind -- definitely number lack. Girls until you might feel warm -- -- the trooper cookies on chronological Alexander before I go to the next -- Yeah. You got me -- his self her act.

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