Thursday, March 2, 2017
Yesterday, I stopped where they were being sold and planned to buy two boxes. I commented that there were two new ones. I noticed that one of the new cookies was gluten-free and I thought I would get one for a friend who follows a gluten-free diet.
I handed the girl $12.00. She said, "That will be $13.' I said, "Four plus four plus four equals twelve, doesn't it?"
She said, "The new ones are $5.00" I screaked, "FIVE dollars? I don't like him THAT much." (That's not true, John, but I would never miss an opportunity for a good comeback!)
FIVE DOLLARS? But, I am making LEMON LUSH today.
I sincerely want to support the Girl Scouts because of the right-wing zealots attacking them, BUT:
A Girl Scout Troop was set up outside Kroger and I chose three different boxes of cookies which I thought that Gerald, Les, and I would enjoy. The Scout, her mother, and I chatted amiably and I told them that I had recipes using Girl Scout cookies. The Scout asked about the recipes and I told her that my favorite recipe called for the lemon cookies to make a crust and then add cream cheese, lemon pudding, milk, and whipped cream for a delicious dessert. The girl was very cute and said, "Will you bring me some? I'll be here awhile!" I said, "I think I should bring you hot chocolate as it's rather cold."
I handed the Scout's mother a $10 bill and she said, "That will be $12.00."
I gasped and said, "I'm sorry, but I'm just going to buy one box!"
$4.00 for 6 ounces of "Savannah Smiles", which is approximately 25 little cookies, is ridiculous.
Les said, "They should be called SAVANNAH FROWNS"
LEMON LUSH DESSERT
1 package Savannah Smiles Girl Scout cookies, crushed (reserve 1/4 cup)
1 stick melted margarine
1/4 cup sugar
Mix together crushed cookies, margarine, and sugar; press into a 9 X 13 inch baking dish. Bake 15-20 minutes until golden brown. Let cool.
2 small packages instant lemon pudding
3 1/2 cups milk
1 8-ounce package cream cheese
Mix together thoroughly and spread over cooled crust.
1 10-ounce container Cool Whip
Spread over pudding. Sprinkle crumbs over Cool Whip.
Chill at least 2 hours.
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