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The Original Home-Baked Girl Scout Cookie

Rated as 3.64 out of 5 Stars

"This is the original Girl Scout Cookie from back in 1922. They are a sugar cookie cut into trefoil shapes (like the Girl Scout emblem), and sprinkled with sugar crystals."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 102 cals
Original recipe yields 36 servings (3 dozen cookies)

Directions

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  1. Combine the cream, butter, and sugar. Next, add well-beaten eggs, then milk, vanilla flavoring, flour and baking powder.
  2. Roll thin, make trefoil cutouts, sprinkle sugar crystals on top, and bake at 350 degrees F for about 8 minutes, or until just golden brown.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 102 calories; 5.5 g fat; 12.4 g carbohydrates; 1.1 g protein; 24 mg cholesterol; 61 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Good little recipe. Trefoils aren't my favorite but this is a nice recipe to have. If the dough is too sticky for you just make sure you are working with a floured pin and surface.

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This recipe made a very sticky dough that was the consistency of most drop cookies. Even after sitting in the freezer for over an hour, there was no way to roll it out. The cookies taste rather ...

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This recipe made a very sticky dough that was the consistency of most drop cookies. Even after sitting in the freezer for over an hour, there was no way to roll it out. The cookies taste rather ...

I omitted the milk due to comments about it being too sticky. Doubt if it affected the flavor. I'm guessing flour was denser/less refined in those days and the extra moisture was needed then. ...

Good little recipe. Trefoils aren't my favorite but this is a nice recipe to have. If the dough is too sticky for you just make sure you are working with a floured pin and surface.

Cookies tasted good, but the first line says add cream to butter and sugar. There is no cream in the ingredient list.

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.

THIS IS A WONDERFULLY TENDER COOKIE WITH GREAT TASTE.

This recipe does create sticky dough. What helps is to refridgerate the dough and then roll it out with flouring the roller and the dough continually. Carefully cut out each tremoil, and use a s...

It is a good tasting cookie.

This recipe was a disaster, I don't even want to show a photo of how flat and run-together these cookies look. I wanted to be true to the recipe, but as nataliemac said, it was too sticky. I rol...