Thin Mints !!!!! Gotta have em!!!! I just found out that the FIRST Girl Scout Cookies were baked and sold just 20 miles from here in Muskogee Oklahoma in 1917 by the Mistletoe Troop!!--and the local troops have add a new sales twist this year--for those of you that have a health or diet problem with your Thin Mints or Somoas---you can buy a box---or 10!!
--for a soldier in Irag and the Blue Star Mothers will mail it for you!
---and one more little tidbit that i just picked up---A Genuine Classic Old Time Girl Scout Cookie Recipe!!!---from back when thay actually baked them!
1 cup butter
1 cup sugar--plus addtional for topping
2 tablespoons milk
i teaspoon vanilla
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons baking powder
Cream together the butter and 1 cup sugar; add well beaten eggs, then milk,vanilla,flour, salt and baking powder. Refridgerate for at least 1 hour. Roll dough,cut into trefoil shapes and sprinkle sugar on top. if desired. Bake in a "quick" oven--(375)--for approximately 8 to 10 minutes or until the edges begin to brown. Makes six to seven dozen cookies.