11 Recipes to Use Up Leftover Girl Scout Cookies — In Case You Have Any Left Gallery
March 29, 2016
Every year we eagerly anticipate Girl Scout Cookie season, now what to do with those leftovers?
The arrival of spring brings flowers, sunshine, and Girl Scout Cookies. For those with a sweet tooth, the anticipation of the arrival of your favorite cookies is somewhere on par with Christmas morning for kids. Simple shortbread cookies, gooey coconut and chocolate, peanut butter cookie sandwiches, and more make Girl Scout Cookies some of our favorite cookies we will eat all year.
Now, if you over-ordered or you just want to try something a little different, we’ve concocted 11 recipes that expertly transform your favorite Girl Scout Cookie into a full-fledged dessert. Check out our Do-Si-Do Peanut Butter Tart that uses crushed cookies for a rich and peanut butter crust, perfect for housing a smooth and creamy peanut butter filling. Then, we have our own twist on a cookies and cream milk shake with crushed Thin Mints topped with whipped cream and cookie crumbles.
No matter if you prefer the peanut butter and chocolate taste of a Tagalong, crave the coconut-y Samoas, refreshing Thin Mints, or buttery Trefoils, we have 11 recipes made possible by your favorite Girl Scout Cookies.
Do-Si-Do Peanut Butter Tart
Use your extra box of Do-Si-Dos for this peanut butter tart. Crush the peanut butter sandwich cookies for a quick and easy cookie crust for your smooth and creamy peanut butter filling.
Hazelnut Banoffee Tartlets With a Trefoil Crust
Trefoil cookies are among the easiest to use up because there are so many ways to use the buttery shortbread cookie in desserts. Here, the cookies are crushed and mixed with melted butter for a sweet and buttery crust for the banoffee filling.
Mint Chocolate Cookie Crunch Brownies
Chocolate and mint abound in this delicious brownie recipe. Crush your extra Thin Mint cookies for this brownie recipe that has a special mint cookie crunch.
Peanut Butter Chocolate Brookie
This seriously delicious twist on a brookie includes a Tagalong center that becomes warm and melted when baked. Serve these cookies fresh from the oven for the best taste.
Samoas Ice Cream Cake
Shortbread Cookie Sandwich
Guests will love this simple shortbread cookie sandwich using your leftover Trefoil cookies. Spread a dollop of Nutella or chocolate-hazelnut spread and then add a toasted marshmallow for a delicious cookie sandwich treat.
This is one deliciously rich way to use up your leftover Tagalong cookies. Whip up a simple frying batter, heat your oil, and then dip the cookies in the batter before frying to a perfect golden-brown. Dust the fritters with powdered sugar and serve while warm and the centers are still melted.
Thin Mints and Cream Milk Shake
This twist on a classic cookies and cream milkshake swaps the usual chocolate wafer for these mint-infused chocolate-coated wafer cookies.
Vanilla and Honey Shortbread Pie
Use Trefoil cookies in place of the shortbread cookies in this recipe for a buttery, sweet cookie crust for the light, custard-cream filling.