It’s that time of year again: Girl Scout Cookie season! But what if you’re wanting/needing a gluten free Girl Scout Cookie?
Some folks see all this cookie commotion as a sad time of year for those of us eating gluten free, as The Girl Scouts of the USA haven’t historically produced any gluten-free varieties. After a successful test of a gluten free chocolate chip shortbread cookie, they have experimented with a few different flavors. This year they are offering two flavors of gluten-free Girl Scout Cookies: “Toffee-tastic” and Caramel Chocolate Chip cookies. Toffee-tastic cookies contain milk and soy; Caramel Chocolate Chip Cookies contain milk, eggs and oats. Each is made by a separate contracted manufacturer in different facilities.
These cookies still may not suit your dietary restrictions, and may not be the flavors you’re craving. So whether you choose to order these cookies and try them for yourself or not, we gluten-free’ers can still save all kinds of guilt bucks and make many of the non-gluten free cookie flavors at home, but make them safely gluten free.
The Gluten Free Cookie Swap is a great place to share your gluten free Girl Scout Cookie recipes, and there may be some already posted there which you may want to try. Also check out my version of gluten free Tagalongs (pictured above) and so many more below. I am happy to say that you never have to go without these treats again!
Here is a run-down of 21 of yummiest recipes to wet your whistle (please share yours here or on the Gluten-Free Cookie Swap):
Elana’s Paleo Samoas
In Johnna’s Kitchen Almost Scout Cookies
Treats with a Twist No-Bake Thin Mints
Wholesum Yum’s Low Carb, Sugar-Free Tag-a-Longs
Glutenista’s Thin Mints
Tessa the Domestic Diva’s Vegan, GF Samoas
Faithfully Gluten Free’s Do-Si-Dos (Peanut Butter Sandwich Cookies)
Broward-Palm Beach Times’ Do-Si-Dos
A Clean Bake’s Paleo “Better Than Scout Cookies” inspired by Samoas
gfJules’ Gluten Free Tagalongs
Gluten Free Mama’s Mock Samoas
Art of Gluten-Free Baking’s Thin Mints
What the Fork Food Blog’s Samoas Cookie Cups
Gluten Free with Emily’s Gluten Free Samoas
Gluten Free with Emily’s Gluten Free Thin Mints
Here are a few more yummy looking recipes that aren’t gluten free, but could easily be made gluten free, just by subbing in my gfJules Gluten Free All Purpose Flour. Makes things super easy, doesn’t it?!
P.S. – I know these aren’t technically Girl Scout Cookies, but can you resist Glutenista’s Oreo-Stuffed Chocolate Chip Cookies?!?!
And if you’re hankering for a cake instead of a cookie, try And Love it Too’s Vegan, Paleo Samoa CAKE!