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10 Delightfully Delicious Ideas for Extra Girl Scout Cookies

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During Girl Scout cookie season, it is almost impossible to say no to purchasing a box, or maybe even a dozen boxes, of these tempting cookies.  Saying no to a sweet Girl Scout is out of the question.  So, what are you expected to do with all the extra boxes?

Since you’ll already have boxes on boxes of these tasty treats, below are ten fun ideas of recipes to make from your extra cookies.  These ten recipes are simple, easy and delicious!

1.  Samoa Cupcakes

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Ingredients:

Cupcakes:

  • One batch Vanilla Vanilla Cupcake batter from Martha Stewart
  • 2 boxes Samoas Cookies (crumbled)
  • One batch Slightly Coconut Frosting

Slightly Coconut Frosting

  • 1 can coconut milk
  • 4 ounces cream cheese (softened)
  • 4 tablespoon butter, softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 and a 1/2 cup of powdered sugar

For the full recipe, visit Rainy Day Gal’s blog.

2. Tagalog Peanut Butter Parfaits

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Ingredients:

For peanut butter mousse:

  • 4 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2  cup plus one tablespoon confectioners’ sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream

For the trifle layers:

  • 10 Tagalong® Cookies, chopped
  • fudge sauce (store bought or homemade)
  • A half cup heavy cream plus 1 tablespoon confectioners’ sugar, whipped

The full directions on how to make this tasty whipped treat can be found here.

3.  Do-Si-Do Oatmeal Sandwich Cookies

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Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup quick-cooking oats

For the Filling:

  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup powdered sugar, sifted
  • 3 tablespoons heavy cream

Additional directions can be found here.

4.  Thin Mint Truffle Bark

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Ingredients

  • 9 ounces of Thin Mints (I used the whole 10 oz package of Keeblers Grasshopper Cookies)
  • 4 ounces of cream cheese at room temperature
  • 12 ounces green candy melts, divided (I used Wilton brand)
  • 2/3 cup white chocolate chips, divided

For the full recipe, visit Wine and Glue’s website.

5.  Inside-Out Trefoil Smores

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Ingredients:

  • 1 box Trefoil Girl Scout Cookies
  • 1/2 c semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Tb butter
  • marshmallow creme
  • waxed paper

For additional directions and recipes, visit Peace But Not Quiet’s website.

6. White Chocolate Thin Mint Popcorn

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Ingredients:
  • 1 cup of popcorn kernels
  • 3 cubes melting white chocolate (or 1/2 cup of melting chips)
  • 6 thin mint cookies, crushed
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips
  • Green food coloring

For the whole recipe and directions, visit Lolly Jane’s website.

7.  No-Bake Tagalong Cheesecake

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Ingredients:

  • 1 box Tagalong Girl Scout Cookies, Chilled or Frozen
  • 2 Tbsp Butter, melted and cooled
  • 1 1/2 cup Heavy Whipping Cream
  • One 8 ounce brick Cream Cheese, softened or room temperature
  • 1/2 cup Smooth Peanut Butter
  • 1/3 cup Sugar

For the full recipe, visit Country Cleaver’s website.

8. Do-Si-Dos Pie

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Ingredients: 

For the Crust:

  • 2 boxes Do-Si-Dos Girl Scout Cookies (3 sleeves for crust, 1 for top)
  • 4 ounces rolled oats, toasted in the oven and cooled
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled
  • Pinch of salt

For the Filling:

  • 9 ounces creamy peanut butter
  • 4 ounces sweetened condensed milk
  • Pinch of salt
  • 10 ounces heavy cream, whipped to soft peaks and chilled

Directions and the full recipe can be found here.

9.  Lemonade Brownies

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 Ingredients:

Brownies:
  • ½ cup butter, room temperature
  • ⅓ cup dry lemonade powder
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg, plus 2 yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ¾ cup flour, plus 2 Tbsp
  • ¼ teaspoon baking powder
Glaze:
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoon prepared lemonade OR juice from one lemon, approx 2-3 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp lemon zest

For the full recipe and directions, visit the website.

10.  Tagalong Cupcakes

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Ingredients:

Cupcakes:

  • ¼ Cup Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1 Cups All Purpose Flour
  • ¾ Teaspoons Baking Soda
  • ¼ Teaspoon Baking Powder
  • ½ Teaspoon Salt
  • 1 Cups Granulated Sugar
  • 2½ Ounces Dark Chocolate, finely chopped
  • ½ Cup Buttermilk
  • ½ Cup Strong Brewed Hot Coffee
  • ½ Cup Vegetable Oil
  • 1 Large Egg
  • 1 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract
  • 12 Tagalong® Cookies (or other peanut butter & chocolate cookies), additional for garnish

Frosting:

  • 1 Cup Smooth Peanut Butter
  • ½ Cup Unsalted Butter, at room temperature
  • 2 Tablespoons Lowfat Milk
  • 2 Cups Confections Sugar
  • 1-2 Pinches Sea Salt

For the full recipe, visit The Culinary Chronicles.

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