A new Girl Scout cookie is to hit stores in the coming weeks, marking the 100th anniversary of the Girl Scots movement, which had been founded by Juliette Gordon Low in in Savannah, Ga. The Savannah Smiles cookies have been created with a new lemony twist taste, while the name was clearly inspired by Juliette Gordon Low, the Girl Scouts announced.
In 1917, the Girl Scouts introduced their first cookies as a way to support their troop activities, with the Mistletoe Troop in Muskogee, Oklahoma selling the first baked cookies in its high school coffee shop in December 1917. Since then, the Girl Scouts have unveiled many branded cookies, including Thin Mint, Samoas or Caramel deLites, Do-si-dos or Peanut Butter Sandwich, Tapalongs or Peanut Butter Patties, Thank U Berry Much, Lemonades, Dulce de Leche, Thanks-A-Lot, Trefoils or Shortbread, and Shout Outs. The new Girl Scout cookie is set to complement the wide choice of cookies baked under arrangement with the followers of Juliette Gordon Low, whose Savannah home is now a tourist attraction.
Little Brownie Bakers, the company that is authorized to make Girl Scouts cookies, said in a statement that they are proud to introduce a special new Girl Scout cookie that will remind girls they can expect an unlimited future while delighting customers.