Girl Scout Cookie season might very well be the most wonderful time of the year. But like all good things in life, they must come to an end — temporarily, at least. Until Girl Scout Cookie season returns, it's possible to make some of your favorite treats at home. Or, if you're stuck with extra cookies, you can try using them in creative and unconventional ways. (We're looking at you, cookie milkshakes.)
Ahead, check out our favorite Girl Scout Cookie recipes that will surely hit the spot. Scout's honor.
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Craving Thin Mints during the off-season? Make a batch from scratch with this easy recipe. It takes just 15 minutes to prep and 30 minutes to bake, though you can freeze the dough for up to three months.
If you're a fan of Tagalong cookies, you'll want to bake these bars stat. They're made of a peanut butter filling sandwiched between a shortbread crust and chocolate topping, which is topped with flaky sea salt.
3. Grandbaby Cakes's Strawberry Ice Cream Cake With Trefoils
Crushed Trefoils, ice cream, and strawberries come together in this deliciously easy recipe. Simply layer the ingredients in a pan, freeze, and top with extra strawberries and Trefoils. It's sure to be your new favorite summer treat.
4. Spoonabilities's Caramel Coconut Bars
For that classic taste of Caramel deLites (or Samoas, depending on your state), make these caramel coconut bars. One recipe takes less than one hour to make and yields 24 tasty bars.
We love a good milkshake, especially when it involves actual cookies. This mouthwatering version is made with Thin Mint cookies and mint chip ice cream, resulting in a delightfully cool drink. Shamrock shake, who?
6. Broma Bakery's Samoa Cake
For another take on Samoa cookies, make this salted caramel coconut chocolate cake by Broma Bakery. Not only does it feature layers of moist chocolate cake coated in caramel buttercream, but it calls for crushed cookies on top, too.
Instead of waiting until Girl Scout cookie season to enjoy Adventurefuls, try baking them at home. This recipe, which takes just one hour to make, features gooey caramel and sea salt flakes atop fudgy brownie cookies.
There's a lot to love about this recipe for Girl Scout Cookie-stuffed brownie cups. For starters, you can make it with your favorite store-bought boxed brownie mix. The recipe is also easy to customize based on the cookies and ingredients you have on hand.