If you live in the United States, then you have probably tried Girl Scout Cookies at least once. They are chewy, gooey, and delicious and every box you buy helps towards a good cause.
Girl Scout Cookies are incredibly addictive though, so when the season for them rolls around, it’s not surprising that so many people buy them.
If you are vegan and you find yourself craving a box of these cookies, you might be wondering if they are safe to eat on your diet (see more about which cookies are vegan here).
Girl Scout Cookies come in many different varieties and each is made with different ingredients, so you will be happy to know that there are some versions that are vegan-friendly! Let’s take a look at them now!
Which Girl Scout Cookies Are Vegan?
As there are so many different varieties of Girl Scout Cookies, this means there are a few different vegan selections to choose from.
Currently, there are 5 varieties of vegan Girl Scout Cookies, and they come in the form of Lemonades, Peanut Butter Patties, Girl Scout S’mores, Toast-Yay, and Thin Mints.
It is important to know that Girl Scout Cookies are made by two different bakeries, and each bakery can only be found in certain regions and only supplies certain cookies. The two bakeries are ABC Bakers and Little Brownie Bakers.
There are maps online where you can check which bakery supplies your local Girl Scout Troop, so you can plan ahead of time and know which cookies you will be able to get in your area.
If you want to know a bit more about the cookies you can get, then read on! We are going to go over each of the vegan options now in a bit more detail, so you know what to expect with each box!
The vegan Lemonades Girl Scout Cookies are available through ABC Bakers. They are made with shortbread and they are incredibly citrusy. Lemonades have delicious lemon icing on top and a sweet crumbly base.
It is important to note that Lemonades are often confused with a different Girl Scout Cookie called Lemon-Ups, which are not vegan and can only be accessed through Little Brownie Bakers, so make sure you don’t pick up the wrong ones!
By purchasing these delicious vegan cookies, you are actually helping the Girl Scouts with their goal-setting skills and it will help them learn to set goals, organize sales, and more!
Peanut Butter Patties
Peanut Butter Patties are quite similar to peanut butter cups, so if you love peanut butter, this is a great vegan choice for you. The cookies themselves are topped with sweet and creamy peanut butter and they also include delicious vegan chocolate!
These cookies are quite similar to Tagalongs, so make sure you don’t get the two confused! Peanut Butter Patties are vegan and supplied by ABC Bakers, whereas Tagalongs are not vegan and are supplied by Little Brownie Bakers.
Buying a box of Peanut Butter Patties allows you to have a delicious treat, but it also helps the Girl Scouts learn how to be better at decision-making!
Girl Scout S’mores
Girl Scout S’mores are a type of Girl Scout Cookie that is distributed by ABC Bakery. There is a non-vegan version that is provided by Little Brownies Bakery, but if you want the vegan version, make sure they are from ABC Bakery.
They are designed to emulate the taste of traditional campfire S’mores, and they are also 100% vegan!
There is a version of Girl Scout S’mores that are not vegan, so always make sure you ask for the vegan version and check the ingredients so you aren’t breaking your diet.
The vegan version of these Girl Scout Cookies is absolutely delicious and you won’t be disappointed when you purchase a box!
Toast-Yay Girl Scout Cookies are exclusively provided by ABC Bakery and they are both cute and delicious! They look like little pieces of toast and they are buttery, cinnamony, and super sweet!
There are absolutely no animal products or ingredients in Toast-Yays and they are always vegan, so you never have to worry about checking the ingredients. These cookies taste absolutely amazing as well, but be warned- they are incredibly addictive!
Buying Toast-Yays from actual Girl Scouts helps in teaching them how to work in a team, and how to sell things confidently, and gives the Girl Scouts real customer service training.
Thin Mints are one of the most popular kinds of Girl Scout Cookies and now you can get a box of them that are 100% vegan! These cookies are absolutely delicious and perfect for all the mint chocolate lovers out there.
The beauty of Thin Mints is that you can use them in so many different ways as well, so treat yourself and get two boxes! You can eat them as they are or you can include them in different recipes, the only limit is your imagination.
Another great thing about the vegan version of Thin Mints is that both ABC Bakery and Little Brownie Bakery manufacture them, so if there is a Girl Scout Troop in your area, you should be able to get the vegan version really easily!
You will also really be helping the Girl Scouts learn business skills and how to manage money with every box of Thin Mints you buy. They are rewarding to all parties, so you may as well buy a box!
If you thought you wouldn’t be able to enjoy Girl Scout Cookies because you are vegan, then hopefully, you are now pleasantly surprised that you can!
Each of these types of Girl Scout Cookies is incredibly delicious and there’s something for everyone on this list.
Just make sure that you ask for the vegan option when you purchase, as most of these cookies have a non-vegan version too.
Check online to see which bakery supplies your local troop as well, as this will save time and confusion when you go to by a box for yourself!