11 Delicious Local Coffee and Girl Scout Cookie Pairings

Madison RutherfordFebruary 22, 2021
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Every year at the end of January, Girl Scout cookie season arrives and gives the next generation of young girls a chance to test out their entrepreneurial skills.

This year, more than 6,000 Arizona Girl Scouts are participating in the Girl Scout Cookie Program. With fewer opportunities to set up booths and an ongoing emphasis on contactless pickup and delivery, the Arizona Cactus-Pine Council developed new and innovative ways for girls to safely sell cookies. Local Girl Scouts are setting up drive-through booths, using QR codes and selling cookies through the organization’s digital platform. And because this is 2021, you can even have cookies delivered directly to your door.

To help ensure the success of this year’s program and to support the council’s long-term goals, The Bob & Renee Parsons Foundation provided it with a $665,000 grant – the equivalent of a dozen boxes of cookies from every single participating Girl Scout in the Arizona Cactus-Pine Council. At nearly 80,000 boxes, it is the single largest cookie purchase in Arizona and gives each girl the opportunity to donate their boxes to organizations and individuals in need.

In the spirit of giving and supporting local, we’re providing you with a rundown of every type of Girl Scout cookie and the best local coffee to pair with it.

Find out where to pick up your cookies at gscookiefinder.com and don’t wait! Cookie season ends on February 28. 

Toast-Yay!
French toast-inspired sandwiches shaped like tiny toast (so cute!)
Pair with: The eggnog latte with cinnamon and vanilla from Fàme Caffe

Thin Mints
Crispy chocolate wafers dipped in a delectable mint fudge coating (freeze them for a fun cold treat!)
Pair with: Copper’s Star’s tuxedo mocha with peppermint syrup

Lemon-Ups
Crunchy lemon-flavored biscuits branded with inspiring messages like “I am a leader”
Pair with: Giant Coffee’s honey vanilla latte

Lemonades
Savory shortbread slices topped with tangy lemon icing
Pair with: The honey lavender latte from Provision

Trefoils
Traditional shortbread cookies stamped with the Girl Scouts logo
Pair with: Matcha from Peixoto Coffee Roasters

Samoas
Addicting crisps coated with caramel, toasted coconut and chocolate
Pair with: Caramel cappuccino from Dark Hall Coffee

Tagalongs
Cookies coated with smooth peanut butter and dipped in chocolate
Pair with: Chocolate peanut butter shaker (cold brew, organic agave and almond creamer) from Press Coffee Roasters  

Do-si-dos
Creamy peanut butter sandwiched between crunchy oatmeal cookies
Pair with: Mazapan latte with oat milk from Deseo

Toffee-tastic
Buttery cookies with sweet toffee crunches in every bite
Pair with: Café Horchatta from Tres Leches Café

Girl Scout S’mores
Graham crackers with creamy chocolate and fluffy marshmallow filling
Pair with: S’Mores mocha from Toasted Mallow

Caramel Chocolate Chip
Rich caramel chocolate chips with a hint of sea salt
Pair with: Vietnamese sea salt coffee from Milk Run

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