Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Girl Scout Cookies - Someone save me

Oh my goodness, it is that time of year again. The Girl Scouts are out and the grocery stores are no longer safe. Little folding tables covered in boxes of thin mints, shortbread and lemon chalet cookies beckon to me. "Would you like to buy some Girl Scout Cookies?" Such cheerful voices, smiling faces and patient parents. Of course, I'd like to buy some cookies. Do I need them? Heck no. Should I devour them? Uh uh, but sure I'll take a box (or two).

I'm currently loving the new Lemon Chalet cookies. Wowza, they taste like a lemon square, which is always a good thing. Thin mints are good, but these lemon ones have them beat hands down, I think.

As a former Girl Scout, I can attest to the yumminess of the product, which still tastes great all these years later. My poor dad was always stuck carting my share of the troup cookie boxes to his office to sell because my folks didn't want me going door to door. I was only in the GS a few years but I remember big cartons of cookies stacked up in our garage, trudged there from the leader's home, just waiting for dad to haul them down to work. How many kids appreciate the stuff their parents do to help them with their own activities? Boy, I sure didn't.

Guess I'm doing my part now by buying up all those lovely lemon cookies so those patient parents don't have to stand up at the grocery store entrance all day.

8 comments:

Heidi said...

DH bought a box of the lemon cookies and I was pleasantly surprised at just how "lemony" they were! Tagalongs are still my #1 faves, though.

Sling said...

Chocolate mint girl scout cookies!..
..sorry.I'm sure the lemony things are okay.
But Chocolate Mint! :)

Sue said...

Thanks for stopping by. I'll be back later to have a look around.

Professor said...

The Thin mints are my all time favs, hands down- I crave these suckers! And here in Mt, the girls scouts sell in Novemember so this time of year I jones for them... I beg people back home to mail me some right now!

rosemary said...

Dear Lord, save me from the Scouts.

Malone! said...

Our unit in Central California changed bakers- which is probably a good thing because each cookie, not only has a different name (Tag A Long vs. Peanut Butter Patties) but they have different tastes. And the good/bad thing about THAT is we don't recall eat the entire box in one sitting anymore. They are ok, but not as good as before. My waist is so thankful.

Kimberly Ann said...

Thin mints are wonderful but you gotta try those lemon ones. They really are delicious.

Heather said...

Lemon cookies???? Send some my way! LOL