The annual cookie sale in the Girl Scouts of Northern Indiana-Michiana council began Jan. 11. A new gluten-free cookie, Caramel Chocolate Chip, made its debut alongside S’mores, Thin Mints, Peanut Butter Patties, Peanut Butter Sandwich, Shortbread, Caramel deLites, Lemonades and Thanks-A-Lot.
Cost per box in the GSNI-M council is $4. The new gluten-free cookie is $5 a box. The sale continues through March 3.
The sale is designed to teach girls entrepreneurial and leadership skills to help them succeed throughout life, according to a statement. All cookie proceeds stay local.
The local council made a little over $4 million last year and sold a little over 1 million boxes, said Ruth.Strawser, the council’s director of brand and strategy management.
Cookies are sold:
· By contacting any Girl Scout
· Stopping by a cookie booth; find locations by using the Girl Scout Cookie Finder at www.gsnim.org.
· Download the Girl Scout Cookie Finder app for iOS or Android mobile device and press “Find Cookies Now.”