Cookies for Sale! Girl Scout Cookies are back on the Market!

This is the iconic logo for the Girl Scouts.

This is the iconic logo for the Girl Scouts.

You heard it right! Girl Scout cookies are back on sale! January 10th marks the day the Girl Scout Cookie season officially kicks off nationwide! Girl Scout cookies are available for $5 a box. With all their delicious cookies I don’t know what cookies to choose! But this year, Girl Scout cookies welcome a new tasty treat. The Raspberry Rally is joining the lineup. One thing is for sure, this year’s cookie will be berry exciting!

Although almost everyone knows these iconic treats, many don’t know how they started. Juliette Gordon Low started Girl Scouts in the US in 1912. Girl Scout cookies were originally home-baked by girl members with their mothers volunteering as technical advisers. But the sale of cookies was to finance the troop’s activities as early as 1917 five years after Juliette started the Girl Scouts.

Then in the 1920’s Girl Scout cookies were going on sale nationwide. In July 1922, The American Girl magazine, published by Girl Scouts of the USA, featured an article by Florence E. Neil, a local director in Chicago, Illinois, which included a cookie recipe that had been given to the council’s 2,000 Girl scouts. She estimated the approximate cost of ingredients for six to seven dozen cookies to be 26 to 36 cents. The cookies, she suggested, could be sold by troops for 25-30 cents per dozen.

But throughout the decade Girl scouts in different parts of the country continued to bake their

Here you can see a group of Girl Scouts selling their iconic cookies. (Girl Scouts of the USA kicked off the 2023 Girl Scout Cookie season nationally on Tuesday, Jan. 10. (Girl Scouts of the USA / Fox News))
This is the iconic logo for the Girl Scouts.

simple sugar cookies with their mothers and help from the community. These cookies were then packaged in a type of wax per bag which was then sealed with a sticker and sold door to door for 23-35 cents per dozen. That’s insane!

Although Girl Scouts have done many amazing things in the past, they continue to teach girls how to change the world. Even though technology plays a larger role in many Americans’ lives, Girl Scouts continues to stay connected to nature and the great outdoors. With inspiring girls to become leaders, they also continue the tradition of going around with their parents and fellow girl scouts to sell delicious flavors of cookies. Sometimes you’ll see girl scouts selling outside stores or knocking on your neigh boors door, you can even buy Girl Scout cookies online! With their wide rarities of flavors, it’s so hard to choose! For more information about Girl Scouts, whether it’s about cookies are the troop, go to to learn more about these amazing groups of girls.