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Old 02-27-2008, 12:17 PM   #61
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I was just given 3, count 'em 3, boxes of Thin Mints by a student of mine. I'm in friggin Thin Mint Heaven
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Old 02-27-2008, 12:41 PM   #62
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It is funny how special they seem sometimes, even though I think Grasshoppers taste better than Thin Mints, I don't buy them very often. I've avoided the cursed Girl Scout cookies this year despite the fact that Girl Scouts have been hawking them in our campus center constantly...Samoas are so good but soooo bad for you.
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Re: Look out, the girl scout cookies changed recipes

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I bought ONE box yesterday and I'm glad I didn't get more. I got my fave, tagalongs, but they are now called just 'peanut butter patties.' ...I took it back and asked if I had a bad box, but the lady said they changed the recipe and baking companies and that they were all like that now.
Maybe it's just in your area. I got some Tagalongs, and they're as delicious as ever. Same with the Thin Mints.

I do miss the Scot-Teas, though...
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As my husband and I were walking into a store, we spotted some kids hawking the cookies, and hubby let out a groan. I usually buy a case of the Caramel Delights. I keep a couple of boxes and freeze the rest. I won't tell you how long they actually last in the freezer before I eat them all.
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I think I still have some Thin Mints in my freezer from last year. (Only because I buy way too many.)

One good thing to know: last year we compared side by side a frozen thin mint from the previous year and a fresh one just bought. No difference! They do freeze very well!
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As long as they don't change the Thin Mints they can do whatever they want.
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Old 02-28-2008, 01:45 PM   #67
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The place that I bought them from said the money is going to fund that troop's trip to New York.

I really don't care where the money is going as long as I get my chocolate covered peanut butter cookie, damn it (the box is already gone - I knew I should have gotten more than one )
You gotta get to the grocery store and try the Fudge Shoppe cookies. Almost identical (and available all year!).



For those of you getting Thin Mints, do you put them in the fridge?
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For those of you getting Thin Mints, do you put them in the fridge?
My mom does, she prefers them cold, but I prefer them room temp.
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For those of you getting Thin Mints, do you put them in the fridge?
I like the thin mints frozen.
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Cold Thin Mints are the best.
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You gotta get to the grocery store and try the Fudge Shoppe cookies. Almost identical (and available all year!).
85 cals and 5 grams of fat per cookie =

8 cookies = your total allowable saturated fats for the day

I must not give in here.
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For those of you getting Thin Mints, do you put them in the fridge?
Keep them in the freezer and eat them straight out of there.
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Room temp for me. I don't like cold, hard cookies. It takes away the flavor and hurts my teeth. I also like dipping them in milk until they're soggy
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There was a table in front of the grocery store hawking Girl Scout Cookies and they were selling them for $4 a box. I thought they were $3.50 a box?? There were no girl scouts selling the cookies, it seemed they were all Moms selling them. Are kids so spoiled nowadays that the parents step in doing the work for fundraisers? Aren't the kids themselves supposed to do this? Maybe times have changed but in my son's day or my own the parents' help was minimal.
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the lemonades are my new favorite
Finally tried these last night...they are so yummy.
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