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11 Recipes to Use Up Leftover Girl Scout Cookies — In Case You Have Any Left

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.

For the Do-Si-Do Peanut Butter Tart recipe, click here.

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.

For the Hazelnut Banoffee Tartlets recipe, click here.

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.

For the Mint Chocolate Cookie Crunch Brownies recipe, click here.

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.

For the Peanut Butter Chocolate Brookie recipe, click here.

Samoas Ice Cream Cake

Make someone very happy on his or her birthday by using leftover Samoas cookies for a delicious Girl Scout-inspired ice cream cake. Caramel ice cream is topped with toasted coconut, chocolate and caramel drizzles, and crushed Samoas cookies.

For the Samoas Ice Cream Cake recipe, click here.

Samoas Chex Mix

Looking for something sweet and salty to serve at your next party? Liven up your usual Chex Mix with crushed Samoas cookies and drizzled dark chocolate.

For the Samoas Chex Mix recipe, click here.

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.

For the Shortbread Cookie Sandwich recipe, click here.

Tagalong-Stuffed Fritters

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.

For the Tagalong-Stuffed Fritters recipe, click here.

Thin Mint Pound Cake

Serve this Thin Mint pound cake with coffee for the perfect end to your meal. The chocolate cake and minty cookies pair together perfectly.

For the Thin Mint Pound Cake recipe, click here.

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.

For the Thin Mints and Cream Milk Shake recipe, click here.

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.

For the Vanilla and Honey Shortbread Pie recipe, click here.