The highly anticipated new Girl Scout Cookie flavor for 2023 will be available next month as Girl Scouts of the USA kicks off the organization’s nationwide cookie season.
Raspberry Rally, a thin and crunchy cookie with a raspberry filling and chocolate coating, is an online exclusive available starting Feb. 27 on the Girl Scout Cookies website, according to a press release Tuesday.
Girl Scouts of the USA previously said the Raspberry Rally would debut in 2023, in a product announcement the girl-focused youth organization shared in August 2022.
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Raspberry Rally joins mainstream cookie flavors like Thin Mints, Samoas/Caramel deLites and Peanut Butter Patties/Tagalongs, according to Girl Scouts of the USA.
Thirteen Girl Scout Cookie flavors are currently listed on the organization’s Meet the Cookies webpage.
Need help finding Girl Scout Cookies?
Shoppers can find Girl Scout cookies in three ways in 2023, according to a US press release.
1. Shoppers can contact local councils and Girl Scouts or use the organization’s online “cookie finder” which provides a list of sales booths closest to the customer’s entered zip code.
2. Customers can text COOKIES to 59618 to receive updates on Girl Scout Cookie availability and other Girl Scout news.
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3. Customers can order Girl Scout Cookies for delivery starting February 27th. The website for online ordering is girlscoutcookies.org.
How much are Girl Scout Cookies this year?
There are 111 Girl Scout councils in the U.S., and each council sets its own cookie prices based on the needs and knowledge of its local market, a Girl Scouts of the USA spokeswoman told FOX Business.
Girl Scout Cookie prices reportedly range from $4 to $7 per box nationwide.
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Some cookies may be priced higher to reflect the cost of production, including the Girl Scouts of the USA specialty gluten-free cookie line.
Although local times vary, Girl Scout Cookie season runs from January through April, according to a press release from the organization.
Where does the money go?
Girl Scouts of the USA’s Girl Scout Cookie Program is an entrepreneurial program for registered Girl Scouts.
The proceeds from each cookie sale stay with the local troop and council running the sale, and the money is used to fund Girl Scout programming and experiences, according to Girl Scouts of the USA.
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Girl Scout programming is said to include lessons in financial literacy, planning, budgeting, teamwork, innovative thinking, decision-making and self-confidence.
“What makes Girl Scout Cookies even sweeter? Behind every box is a girl learning important skills to empower her leadership journey and unlock a world of opportunity,” said Wendy Lowe, chief revenue officer, Girl Scouts of the USA.
“Financial literacy is not only a critical skill required for entrepreneurship, but also an important life skill,” Lowe said.
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Girl Scout Cookie Program badges that can be earned throughout the season include a financial literacy badge, a cookie goal setting badge and an entrepreneur accelerator badge.
What else is new for 2023?
The Girl Scouts of the USA national sponsor of the 2023 Girl Scout Cookie Program is Planet Oat Oatmilk, an oat milk producer headquartered in Lynnfield, Massachusetts, under American dairy giant HP Hood LLC.
Chris Ross, the brand’s senior vice president of marketing, research and experiential development, announced Planet Oat Oatmilk’s sponsorship of the Girl Scout Cookie Program.
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“Nothing tastes better than milk with a Girl Scout Cookie, and we’re excited to invite cookie fans across the country to discover a new combination with plant-based, rich and creamy Planet Oat Milk,” said the Girl Scouts of the Girl Scouts. US press.