Try your hand at creating a Girl Scout Cookie–inspired dessert for a chance to win awesome prizes and the ultimate cookie bragging rights!
Welcome to the first-ever National Girl Scout Cookie Recipe Contest, sponsored by Taste of Home! To enter, just grab your favorite Girl Scout Cookies, head to the kitchen, and let your imagination run wild as you create a delicious dessert. Entries will be accepted in one of four categories:
- Cakes, pies, cupcakes
- Cookies, brownies, bars
- Pudding, ice-cream, gelatin desserts
Don’t miss out! Submit your recipe by March 2.
After March 2, Taste of Home™ will test the recipes and choose the top 16, 4 from each category.
On March 30, Girl Scouts will announce the 16 finalists, so make sure to check back then. The final winners will be determined by our fans—we are relying on you to vote for your favorite!
The recipe with the most votes in each category wins. Three category runners-up will receive $250 and the category grand prize winner (the recipe with the all-around most votes) will win $500 plus a spotlight in a print and digital edition of Taste of Home™—so cool!
Be sure to check out the rules for the complete details.
Share your recipe!
And after you submit your recipe, don’t forget to share it here on GS COOKIES BLOG, too!
We’ve given our Girl Scout Cookie Recipes page a glamorous makeover, plus we’ve added even more cookie recipes!
Please take a moment to check it out and don’t forget to direct friends and family to our blog, too! If you have a special Girl Scout cookie recipe you’d like to share, please use the form on the Recipes page to submit and share with the entire council! We are especially in need of recipes for our two new cookies: Cranberry Citrus Crisps and Gluten-Free Shortbread.
If you’re a blogger, we will even link to your recipe on your blog!
A la Minute made Girl Scout Cookie Ice CreamSandwiches
Caramel deLite cheesecake by Angels Wings
Brewcakes used — the peanut butter patty!
Cakewalk iant caramel apple with mint frosting!
Doughlectables had two entries, a Caramel deLite cheesecake and a Shortbread, coconut and pineapple igloo.
Sugarbird’s Thin Mint cake
‘About Redlands’ sponsored a competition among Redlands bakers!
Five judges sampled entries from six Redlands bakers who accepted the challenge to create the best dessert in town using Girl Scout cookies as an ingredient.
The front dining room of Martha Green’s Eating Room was reserved for the event, and spectators were cheering on their favorite bakers.
Read the full article by Redlands Daily Facts editor Toni Momberger, who was a judge, here!