Samoa Girl Scout Copycat Cookies


Samoa Girl Scout Copycat Cookies

Samoa Girl Scout Copycat Cookies
Samoa Girl Scout Copycat Cookies

If your favorite type of Girl Scout cookie comes in a purple box, then you're in luck. These Samoa Girl Scout Copycat Cookies can be made in your very own home at any time of the year. This Samoas recipe will give you a special taste of nostalgia as you bite into the very first one. Bring back the days of going door to door with your wagon loaded up with colorful boxes and make these homemade Samoas. Now you can enjoy these caramel goodies even when it's not cookie season. Don't be surprised if you end up having the most popular house on the block because the neighborhood kids can smell these from a mile away.


  • 1 cup flour
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 cup vegetable shortening
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 5 tablespoons milk
  • 1 cup coconut
  • 22 Kraft Caramels, unwrapped
  • 1 package chocolate chips, melted


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Whisk together flour, cornstarch, salt and baking soda.

  2. In stand mixer combine shortening, sugar and vanilla and cream. Add dry ingredients. Add milk.

  3. Roll dough 1/4 inch thick and cut in circles. Using a pastry tip cut the small hole in the center of the circle. Bake on parchment paper for 10 minutes. Remove and cool.

  4. Combine caramels, milk and salt with 1/4 cup of your coconut. Stir in saucepan over heat until melted. Spread caramel over your cookies and top with more coconut. Allow to cool and let the caramel set.

  5. Place the bottom of the cookie in your melted chocolate and then rest cookie on the caramel side to allow the chocolate to cool. Once completely cool, flip back over. Drizzle more melted chocolate on top if you desire!

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Directions state to add cream (no cream in ingredient list) and it says to add milk in two different places but not how much (only 5 tablespoons listed once in the ingredients) ...steps 2 and 4 ... please, clarify.

THANK YOU for this. Now I can make Girl Scout cookies any time of the year! I'll probably still be a monster and buy them, too, but there you go.


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