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Girl Scout Cookie Candy Bars Hit Stores

By Molly Durham in Food on Jun 6, 2012 5:30PM

They're here. And we tried them. Months ago, teasers were popping up everywhere about the alleged creation of Girl Scout cookie candy bars with a June 1 arrival. And they weren't lies!

The bars are made by Nestle, and at first glance look like your ordinary Crunch bar. Until you see that magical Girl Scout logo. They are sold in boxes of about 20 "fun size" bars to prevent you from having just one and they're lethal. And by lethal, we mean drop-dead delicious. Made of layers of cookie sandwich that can only be described as having that generic candy "crunch" consistency, then covered in chocolate, there's no mistaking that Girl Scout cookie flavor.

The Thin Mint variety is good, but we think the Samoa flavor tastes more like the actual cookie. Maybe it's just because it's more complex with the caramel flavor, maybe it's because we ate 10 in a row, but we definitely don't care why, because we had the good fortune of trying them.

We found them at CVS in one of those middle conglomeration-of-random-candy-and-things aisles toward the front of the store. Here's hoping you find them before they're gone too.