Did you know that Girl Scouts uses different bakeries for their cookies ?!?! I know, this information can be life changing. I had only ever known Samoas as, well Samoas. That is until Scarlet joined Girl Scouts while we were living in Alabama. There they are called Caramel Delights. Thus, we found out that the name is different based on what bakery serves that area.
Long story short, I still prefer the bakery that serves lower Alabama. I know people love a fresh from the freezer Thin Mint, or a Samoa with their coffee, but I love a Thanks-A-Lot, or even better a Lemonade! Needless to say, I just ordered 10 boxes and now I am getting creative on how to use them.
Lemonades are basically a shortbread with one side dipped in a lemon frosting. I thought this would make them the perfect candidate for a cookie truffle. A delightful mix of cookie, cream cheese, and dipped in a white candy coating.
- 1 package Girl Scout Lemonades, in a pinch you could use a package of lemon creme cookies
- 8 oz black cream cheese ( I personally use a 1/3 less fat cream cheese)
- 1/4 C. powdered sugar
- White candy coating
Begin by placing cookies in a food processor and pulsing until they are finely chopped. Next, mix cookies, cream cheese, and powdered sugar using a mixer. Once mixture is incorporated, use a small cookie scoop to create balls of dough. Place formed balls on a cookie sheet and chill in the fridge for at least 30 mins. While the truffles are chilling, melt candy coating in a microwaveable bowl. Start at a minute and go up in increments of 15 secs. until it is completely melted. Remove truffles from fridge and immediately dip in candy coating. That’s it!
If you would like to get a package of Lemonades for yourself and help a Girl Boss out, just click here. I know she would be grateful for the help in reaching her cookie goal this year!
Don’t forget that Girl Scout cookies are great for freezing, so order a bunch!
Until next time,