Waiting until the next Girl Scout Cookie season is one option.
Another option to get your fix is to try a grocery store copy-cat: here are some our favorites.
What are the best alternatives?
Everyone loves Girl Scout Cookies, but the biggest problem is that they only come around once a year. Most people don’t stock up to last the whole year, because let’s be honest– they won’t last that long. However, that doesn’t help your cookie craving now. Sure you can’t get the original cookies, but we’ve compiled a list of the best copy-cat Girl Scout cookies. There is bound to be a dupe for your favorite kind of cookie!
Thin Mint dupes
- Keebler Grasshopper cookies- national brand found in most grocery stores
- Back to Nature Fudge Mint cookies- founded in 1960 and is plant-based
- Clover Valley Coconut and Fudge Cookies- Find them for $2 at your local Dollar General
- Benton’s Caramel Coconut Fudge cookies- Aldi’s take on the classic Girl Scout cookie
- Pepperidge Farm’s Lemon cookies- This brand is well known for their Milano cookies, but make a pretty good lemon cookie that compares to the original
- Clover Valley Iced Lemon Shortbread cookies- Yes, Clover Valley makes the list again– another thing to add to list for the Dollar General
Top toffee-tastic picks
- Trader Joe’s Coffee Toffee Shortbread cookies- For a cookie that is hard to duplicate, and hard to find, Trader Joe’s does a good job
- 365 Butter Shortbread cookies- This is a Whole Foods brand and one of the closest copy-cats
- Pepperidge Farms Dublin Shortbread cookie- Another good alternative that has a similar texture to the original cookie
- Happy Belly Peanut Butter Crème Cookie- available on Amazon to get your Do-si-do fix in the off season
- Benton’s Peanut Butter Filled cookies- this peanut butter-chocolate combo can be found at Aldi
- Clover Valley’s Fudge Peanut Butter Filled cookies- If you are a Girl Scout cookie fan, start shopping at Dollar General for all the cookie dupes because you can find tagalong alternative there too
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