They’re just the best cookies...

Lauren Ralph with her favorite flavor of Girl Scout cookies. Photo by Karen Bartomioli

It’s Girl Scout cookie time. And as much as we all like to complain about the narrow window of opportunity, we know that’s one of the reasons we love them so.

Still, there are those Thin Mints (an extra box must be bought and stashed in the freezer) and Tagalongs and Do-Si-Does and, well, there’s not one in the eight varieties sold here that doesn’t have its fans.

Speaking of which, the mix of chocolate, caramel and coconut that is Samoas has more than a half-million fans on its own Facebook page.

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