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We're so close -- the Girl Scout cookies are ALMOST here! And you're probably so excited to get your hands on those cookies at last, dealing with the leftovers is probably the farthest thing from your mind. But here's a roundup of 10 scrumptious desserts you can make using those leftover Girl Scout cookies.
Oh who am I kidding. Like you're going to end up with leftovers! Consider this recipe roundup a reason to support your local Girl Scouts even more by buying a few extra boxes. Yeah, these recipes are that good. Can you say... Samoa cupcakes? That's just the beginning.
Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie -- These use crushed Tagalong cookies in the crust.
Tagalong Cupcakes -- Chocolate and peanut butter yet again, this time using Tagalong cookies as a base and nestled into the frosting.
Samoa Ice Cream Truffles -- Process the cookies into crumbs and then roll balls of ice cream in the cookies. Yes!
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Samoa Cupcakes -- Because you can never have too many cupcake recipes. The secret ingredient is coconut milk! Check out Java Cupcake's other Girl Scout cookie creations in the right-hand column.
Triple Chocolate-Cookie Trifle Pie -- It sounds complicated but it's really just chocolate mousse, strawberries, and any Girl Scout cookies you like used to line the whole dessert. So pretty!
Dulce de Leche Caramel Snack Mix -- Our one healthy-ish recipe, with pretzels, popcorn, and salted peanuts.
Chocolate Caramel Decadence -- Yes, please! This recipe, also using Dulce de Leche cookies, is a flourless chocolate cake with both chocolate ganache and salted caramel.
Savannah Smiles Frozen Lemonade Tarts -- This award-winning recipes uses the cookies for a lemony crust.
I know what many of you are saying: What about the Thin Mint cookies?!?
I give you, Mint Brownies with crushed Thin Mint cookies mixed in.
Thin Mint Gooey Cake Bars -- You can make these with Tagalongs, too -- but WHY?
BONUS: Hold on, I just saw this and had to add an 11th! No-Bake Thin Mint Cookie Truffles
And finally, so many Girl Scout Cookie recipes here at ABCSmartCookies.com. You can look them up by cookie or by recipe.
Have you ever used Girl Scout cookies in a dessert recipe?
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