5 Girl Scout Cookie Copycats to Tide You Over Until Next Year

So you’ve finished off the last of your Girl Scout cookie stash — even the ones you hid from everyone else. Now what? Well, don’t panic. Other home cooks have also felt your pain. And rather than face an empty stretch of months before Girl Scout cookies go on sale again, they’ve come up with their own versions of the favorites. Give these a try while you count down to next year.

1. Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies III

“These cookies are Excellent. They tasted exactly like the Do-Si-Dos cookies that I sold in Girl Scouts twenty years ago.” — KBMO

Girl Scout Cookie Copycats | Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies III

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Cookies III | Photo by COOKIN4MYFAMILY

2. Chocolate-Peanut Butter Patties

“Simple and delicious! I sprinkled some of the tops with colored sprinkles for kids and they loved them.” — Christina

Girl Scout Cookie Copycats | Chocolate-Peanut Butter Patties

Chocolate-Peanut Butter Patties | Photo by Christina

3. Thin Mint Cookies

“After our cookie sales had ended, I gathered our GS troop for this homemade version.” — SIT_BUDDY

Girl Scout Cookie Copycats | Thin Mint Cookies

Thin Mint Cookies | Photo by Meredith

Other variations on a Thin Mint cookie include Laura’s “Thin Mint” Brownies, Thin Mint Cocoa, and this Thin Mint Martini.

4. Homemade Samoa Cookies

“Wow. These are a marvelous cookie, perhaps a bit tricky to make, mostly dealing with putting the sticky coconut mixture on the circles. But they are an absolute winner, everyone loved them, and have begged for more.” — John Cruz

Girl Scout Cookie Copycats | Homemade Samoa Cookies

Homemade Samoa Cookies | Photo by chrissyD

Other treats inspired by chewy, gooey Samoas include Almost Caramel de Lite Bars, Samoa Tartlets, and Samoa Pie.

5. The Original Home-Baked Girl Scout Cookie

“As a Girl Scout Leader, we created a Sweet Shoppe workshop for over 25 Girl Scouts. This was so much fun and the girls were able to experiance Girl Scout History. They loved them.” — Lori Sims

Girl Scout Cookie Copycats | Shortbread

Shortbread | Photo by Meredith


More Cookies for You

• Try these quick and easy cookies anyone can make.
• When you need to satisfy your cookie cravings without crashing your diet, these no-bake cookies under 100 calories should do it for you.
• Learn how to bake perfect cookies from scratch with a few easy tips.


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