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The best & worst girl scout cookies

By Brierley Wright, M.S., R.D., January 23, 2012 - 1:55pm

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Brierley asks: Which Girl Scout cookie is your favorite? And does the nutrition information impact your choice?


i love samoas probably cuz they are the least healthy... ;)


03/05/2014 - 7:54pm

The cookies were not the has a very plastic and artificial taste, plus It's double the price. $5.oo for one short sleeve. Needless to say, no more cookies for us. Thank you berry much!


02/21/2014 - 10:10pm

I'd buy more if there were healthier choices.


01/11/2014 - 9:50pm

Partially hydrogenated cotton seed oil is transfat and causes cancer. That means girlscout cookies cause cancer. The organization uses free child labor to push this garbage foot. Isn't unpaid child labor ilegal in this county? just say to these cute little death dalers


03/09/2013 - 4:08pm

My favorite is thin mints because they are so tasty and DELICIOUS!! the nutrition info does not impact my choice because they are yummy.
-Tyra Banks.


03/05/2013 - 6:45pm

Thank yoor dry much for mentioning the partially hydrogenated oil. I've known about the loophole and always look at the specific ingredients to make sure this type of fat is not listed before purchasing products. For this reason, I will not buy any Girl Scout cookies. Other manufacturers have reformulated their cookies and crackers, so I feel that the GS folks can, too--and that this organization in particular ought to be promoting awareness of substances potentially harmful to consumers' health, and certainly not marketing and profiting from products that contain such things.
--Suzy K.


02/24/2013 - 10:43pm

Sadly these cookies are made with hydrogenated and genetically modified soy. For about $10/lb they aren't worth it to me. They also don't have as much flavor as they used to.


02/11/2013 - 1:28pm

My favorite cookie is the Dolce de Leche.
I never look at the nutrition information - this is a once-a-year treat.
Please support your local Girl Scouts! :-)


02/11/2012 - 5:44pm

Samoas and thin mints have long been my favorites. UGH! I will never buy them again and stick with Trefoils, which I also like. When did we start poisoning our children in the name of convenience? Shame on us. I think we can do a better job producing foods that are nutritious and flavorful. I see some progress has been made in that direction. Let's keep working on it for the good of all.


02/03/2012 - 3:00pm

They come once a year. I myself donate the money to the girls and tell them they can keep mine to resell their for making more money. They love it.


02/02/2012 - 12:42pm

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