In 1937 we became an official licensed Girl Scout Cookie Baker.
We've been baking these delicious cookies for over 80 years!
There are 2.7 million people in the Girl Scout Program
With 1.8 million girls and 800,000 adults, the Girl Scouts are the largest girl-led entrepreneurial program in the world they're nearly the same size as the population of Chicago!
Girl Scouts have sold cookies for over 100 years
Selling cookies began in 1917, just 5 years after Juliette Gordon Low began the entire Girl Scouts initiative.
The original Girl Scout Cookie was a simple sugar cookie!
Its ingredients: butter, sugar, milk, eggs, vanilla, flour, and a touch of baking powder!
Girl Scouts top-selling Girl Scout Cookies, Thin Mints, have been around since 1939!
The first known record of Girl Scout Cookies made of chocolate mint appeared in 1939 and was called Cooky Mints. In 1951, they were called Chocolate Mints, and from 1959 - Thin Mints.
Each year Girl Scouts generate over $900 million in revenue selling cookies.
Cookie program revenue is a critical source of funding for Girl Scout councils to deliver essential programming to troops and is often what makes it possible to reach girls in underserved areas and maintain camps and properties.