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Were you ever in Girl Scouts? I never did make it all the way to the girl scouts part but I was a “Brownie” for a few years when I was little. I went on camping trips and had weekly Brownies meetings. I earns badges and such but I never really got into it like the other girls.
I didn’t enjoy sleeping in tents at the camp ground and showering in public outside type showers. Little girls can be catty and chatty and that use to bug me haha. I remember, even as a little girl, sitting in the basement of a church where our meetings were held, looking at the other little girls with their 5000 badges and thinking, “Really….. I just want to go play. I don’t want to group sing, or sell cookies, or clean camp grounds.” haha
I mean don’t get me wrong, I did have some fun. We did camp some and the ghost stories and s’mores were fun. 😉 I went on a Daddy/Daughter camping trip with my dad that was awesome, and then one time I got to really get into it during the Halloween girl scout party by letting everyone know that the oodles in the dark were worms haha.
I just wasn’t cut out for crossing the bridge over to the girl scouts. Actually, I did “cross the bridge” and then I quit. haha One Reason? At camp, one time, they tried to make me clean the outside bathrooms before dinner as my “assigned chore” and I just couldn’t deal with it. I’m sorry, I’ll clean, I’ll help out, but I’m NOT cleaning outside public campground bathrooms. I told them I’d rather starve.
It was soon after that I realized that it wasn’t for me.
But let’s move onto a positive! Girl Scout Cookies!
Ok, so I’ll be 100% honest, I haven’t had a girl scout cookie in forever. I know people that hoard these things in their freezers but I’m not one of those people. I even avoid the cute little girl scouts at Hobby Lobby when they set up their tables because if I buy one box I’m going to want to buy them all. Oh and if I buy them all, I’m going to want to EAT them all.
So I stay clear. However, if you offer me a Thin Mint I’ll be your friend forever!
Got some girl scout cookies hiding in your freezer? Just bought a ton of them? Here are a few recipes to help you use up those pesky (but amazingly delicious) girl scout cookies.
Individual No-Bake Tagalong Peanut Butter Cheesecakes by Wanna Be A Country Cleaver
Thin Mint-Oreo Bailey’s Irish Cream Milkshake from Culinary Concoctions by Peabody
Girl Scout Cookie Donuts from Culinary Concoctions by Peabody
Thin Mint S’more Cupcakes by 52 Kitchen Adventures
Samoas Truffles by 52 Kitchen Adventures
Thin Mint Ice Cream by Keep It Sweet
Thin Mint Cookie Cake by Keep It Sweet
BONUS RECIPE <3
An extra one to slip in here 🙂
thin mint milkshake w/ peppermint whipped cream from life is but a dish