13 Mouth-Watering Recipes Inspired by Girl Scout Cookies (PHOTOS)

Liz Alterman | Mar 2, 2015 Food & Party

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Ah, Girl Scout cookies. Not only do the sweet treats evoke happy memories, they're scrumptious either on their own or incorporated into another tempting dessert. Rather than waiting around for the little girls in green to come knocking, what if you could whip up those yummy cookies and other treats inspired by them any time of year? Sounds delicious, right?

Well, we discovered 13 recipes that will help you either make your own copycat cookies or take it a step further and craft a new dish that tastes just as divine.

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For example, Lindsay, founder of food blog Life, Love & Sugar devised this decadent No-Bake Samoa Pie (pictured above), guaranteed to satisfy your cravings without actually requiring any of the cookies!

If Thin Mints are your favorite, consider #9, which is perfect of St. Patrick's Day! We must warn you: This slideshow will make you hungry!

What's your favorite recipe that reminds you of those coveted cookies? 

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  • Two-Bite Samoas Ice Cream Sandwiches

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    Megan, founder of food blog Wanna Be a Country Cleaver, came up with these bite-sized Samoas Ice Cream Sandwiches. When you want to indulge but not go whole hog, these are just right, she says. Just spread your favorite ice cream between two Samoas (or Caramel deLites, as they're called in some regions) and drizzle with caramel. Yum!

  • Copycat Tagalongs

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    If you haven't had a visit from your friendly neighborhood Girl Scouts lately, not to worry, you can whip up your own Copycat Tagalongs without too much effort, thanks to Sandra of A Dash of Sanity. All natural peanut butter joins homemade shortbread cookies and then the duo is dipped in chocolate. 

  • Samoa Dip

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    Pair this Samoa Dip with graham crackers, vanilla wafers, or shortbread cookies, and watch your kids grin from ear-to-ear. 

    "This dip is craaazzzzyyy good. Like 'the best dip I’ve ever tasted' good," says Christi, who shares the recipe on her food blog Live Love Pasta.

  • Homemade Thin Mint Cookies

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    Susan, founder of The View from Great Island, says these Homemade Thin Mints are so close to the real deal, they're practically clones. The chocolate cookie itself is delicious but dipping it in melted semi-sweet chocolate, infused with peppermint extract or oil, is what completes the recipe you'll want to make again and again.  

  • Savannah Smiles Cupcakes

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    Inspired by those tasty lemon wedge Girl Scout cookies, this Savannah Smiles Cupcake recipe combines frozen lemonade with white cake mix and sour cream to give it a moist, lemony texture. Yummy cream cheese icing tops it off.

  • Tagalong Blondies

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    "These Tagalong Blondies are better than the original Tagalong Girl Scout Cookies, gasp! Did I just say that? Heck yes I did, and it is true. With a creamy peanut butter layer over a buttery Blondie, then topped off with chocolate it does not get better than this," writes Sandra of A Dash of Sanity. 

  • Do-Si-Do Martini

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    Peanut butter lovers rarely get enjoy their favorite craving in a beverage. This Do-Si-Do Martini incorporates salted caramel vodka, heavy cream, and smooth peanut butter. Oh wow!

  • Samoas Rice Krispie Treats

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    Jen, founder of Beantown Baker, calls her Samoas Rice Krispie Treats one of her favorite recipes. Marshmallow, coconut, caramel, pecans combine to make the tasty topping for this universally loved snack.

  • Shamrock Shake Thin Mint Cookie Shooters

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    Just in time for St. Patty's Day, these Shamrock Shake Thin Mint Cookie Shooters can be made for kids or grown-ups. Really ambitious home cooks can create their own cookie shot glasses to really impress their guests. 

  • Thin Mint Frozen Cheesecake

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    Two favorite sweets join forces to serve up one delicious dessert in this Frozen Thin Mint Cheesecake, created by Chelsea, founder of food blog Chelsea's Messy Apron. This fluffy treat requires no baking (yay!) but does need to set for at least eight hours or overnight, so plan accordingly.

  • Do-Si-Do Icebox Pie

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    Great news for busy bakers, this Do-Si-Do Icebox Pie, created by Naomi founder of food blog Baker's Royale, can be made up to two days in advance. If you don't have the peanut butter Girl Scout cookies on hand, you can substitute Snickers bars, advises Naomi of Bakers Royale.

  • Thin Mint Truffle Pops

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    Christi at Love From the Oven took a recipe from Kristan at Confessions of a Cookbook Queen and decided to put it on a stick and that's how the Thin Mint Truffle Pop was born! These yummy little balls of mint and chocolate make a perfect party favor. 

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