For the love of Girl Scout cookies

Did you know it’s Girl Scout cookie season? And did you further know they’re available to order online now? In honor of these delightful treats, here’s a post I wrote four (four already?) years ago.

Minnesota Wonderer

Don’tcha just love Girl Scout cookie season?

I do.

I used to sell Girl Scout cookies, decades ago. My mother was once even a “cookie mother” (or whatever you call those harried moms who organize boxes upon boxes of cookies for the little girls).

I love eating them, too. My favorites are Peanut Butter Patties (aka Tagalongs), Peanut Butter Sandwiches (aka Do-si-dos) and Samoas (aka Caramel deLites). Not surprisingly, these are among the Top 5 sellers, according to the Girl Scout cookie website. No. 1 is Thin Mints. Everyone loves mint, but I love peanut butter more. That you can get them only one time of year makes them all the more delicious.

Whenever I am presented with an opportunity to buy Girl Scout cookies, I usually take it. I prefer it when the actual Girl Scout is selling them rather than Mom, but I do what I can. Selling cookies…

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