Friday, February 16, 2018

Sweets History via Gastro Obscura: Exploring the Original Girl Scout Cookie Recipe

Image courtesy of Library of Congress via gastro obscura


Big thanks to Gastro Obscura for bringing the history of Girl Scout Cookies to light and for exploring the original recipe. It's easy to forget that Girl Scouts originally received an inexpensive cookie recipe and then made their own cookies to sell. There weren't any pre-packaged Mint Thins to speak of. It was such a smart fund-raising strategy that morphed into such a beloved staple of American culture.

To read the fascinating story, click on the article link:
The First Girl Scout Cookie Was Surprisingly Boring

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