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Calling all Cookie Lovers Who Cook!

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:

  1. Cakes, pies, cupcakes
  2. Cookies, brownies, bars
  3. Pudding, ice-cream, gelatin desserts
  4. Candies

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!

Caches and Cookies

During this year’s Girl Scout cookie season we are challenging all of you to try something new: geocaching!

What is geocaching? It is a real-world treasure hunt using your GPS or smartphone.

Girl Scout Jayme has hidden a number of caches throughout the San Gorgonio Council and close to some cookie booths just for GSSGC members! Jayme has done this as part of her Silver Award project.

In-between cookie boothing try your hand at this modern-day treasure hunting. Not only will you earn a great Geocache patch, but also the opportunity to win other great prizes!

Visit our GSSGC Geocaching page and watch the instructional video to learn how to participate.

The fun begins January 26th!

Cookies And More?

It’s Girl Scout cookie time once again!

But let’s not forget the REAL benefits to the Cookie Sale: business ethics, money management, goal setting, decision making, and people skills! In honor of Cookie Time, we’ve decided to revisit two Girl Scouts who shared their Girl Scout cookie stories. If you have a Girl Scout story you’d like to share, please contact Katherine at Kli@gssgc.org.

Girl Scout Cookie Stories

 I Love Being A Girl Scout! How Selling Girl Scout Cookies Helped Me Start My Own Business

4,000 And Beyond: How Girl Scouting Fits Into One Girl’s Life


Updates to the I CARE page!

We’ve made some big changes to our I CARE section.

In addition to the page changes, we’ve also added the BRAND NEW 2013 ICARE BROCHURE!


Look and see exactly what YOU and our COUNCIL have been doing to make the world a better place, here at home and abroad, as well as what’s ahead for our I CARE program.

And don’t forget to give your customers a High Five! The program has been helping our girls reach for even greater goals this year!

Girl Scouts builds girls of courage, confidence and character, who help make the world a better place.


Riverside Troop Does Good Deed!

girl scouts riverside

Ellie of Troop 136 (left) and Laynie of Troop 2535 (right) deliver cookies to Riverside Police.

Riverside Girl Scout troop raises cookies for cops

We’re so proud of Troop 2535 for raising the ICARE and grateful to both girls for delivering the cookies to the men and women at RPD! You can read the story by clicking on the link above.

The Inaugural Girl Scout Cookie Dessert Throwdown

‘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!