10 Amazing Girl Scout Cookies Facts You Don’t Know

The sale of Girl Scout Cookies was initiated by Juliette Gordon Low, who founded Girl Scouts of the USA in 1912. At that time they were called Girl Guides of America. The annual sale of cookies started in 1917 as an effort to raise money for Girl Scout troops, and the rest is history. We are sharing here 10 Amazing Girl Scout Cookies Facts You Don’t Know.

Girl Scout Cookies Facts



Juliette Gordon Low initiated the sale of cookies as a way for Girl Scouts to be self-reliant and fund their own activities.


Girl scouts sell around 200 million packages of cookies per season.


In 1933 you the price for 44 cookies was just $0.23.


In 1948, there were 29 companies licensed to bake them. But now only 2 companies are licensed to make all of the cookies. ABC Smart Cookies and Little Brownie Bakers. 


There is a Girl Scout Cookie Finder application to track where and when to buy them based on your location.


Peanut Butter Patties, Thanks-A-Lots and Thin Mints are vegan.


Thin Mints are the most popular flavor.

10 Amazing Girl Scout Cookies Facts You Don't Know



There are 17 different types of cookies and all of them have less than 200 calories per serving.


The girls on cookie boxes are real girl scouts, not models.


Thin Mints, Trefoils, and Do-Si-Dos are 3 non-negotiable flavors that every troop has to sell. Whichever additional flavors they sell is up to them.

So these were our part of Girl Scout Cookies Facts. You know more? Tell us in comments.

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