Thin Mint Mini-Cheesecakes Recipe

Sunday, February 27, 2011


Can you handle one more Girl Scout cookie recipe?  I hope so, because I have one more to share – and it’s a good one, too.  The other day I told you about what a sucker I am for cute little Girl Scouts.  After buying ten boxes of cookies from my little niece Sammie, I thought I was safe.  Well,  this morning Mr. SGCC and I were outside starting our spring planting and who do you think showed up.  More adorable Girl Scouts, that’s who.  And they were toting a big old wagon loaded with cookies – lots and lots of cookies.  As they tugged and pushed that wagon up my driveway, their angelic little faces beamed and hope sprung eternal in their eyes.  I froze in my tracks.  I needed more Girl Scout cookies like I needed a hole in the head.    Mr. SGCC was no help either.  He just stood there, mute, with that “deer in the headlights” look on his face.  Oh, yes he did.   My own, personal Perry Mason, who weaves words for a living, was speechless.    So, I did the only thing I could do under the circumstances.  I bought two boxes of Thin Mints.

And, then I took them inside and made cheesecake.  Sigh…   read more >>

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It’s that time of year again.  The time when Girl Scouts everywhere literally are everywhere, selling their Thin Mints, Samoas and Tagalongs.  I’m talking about Girl Scout cookies, people.
Yes, the little darlings are out en masse, camped out in front of every supermarket in town, hawking their wares. …

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