Answer: Girl Scout cookies went on sale Saturday in Kansas.
How to buy: New this year will be direct sale of cookies.
Instead of taking orders, girls will have the cookies on hand to sell to their friends and family.
Where to buy: Call the Girl Scout cookie hotline at 1-888-686-6468 to get connected with a troop near you.
New cookie: New this year are the Mango Cremes.
This year, consumers will have the opportunity to enjoy a new tropical-inspired sandwich crème cookie with major vitamins. These crunchy vanilla and coconut cookies with a mango-flavored crème filling have all the nutrient benefits of eating cranberries, pomegranates, oranges, grapes and strawberries.
Cookie sale theme: This year’s theme, “What can a Girl do?” reminds girls they have the power to do anything they set their minds to. Plus, it asks us to think about the ways the Girl Scout cookie sale supports the Girl Scout leadership experience.
How buying cookies helps girls: By participating in the Girl Scout cookie sale, girls develop skills that will help them realize their full potential. Girls learn goal setting, decision making, money management, people skills and business ethics all while earning funds for their troop and rewards for themselves, the Girl Scout website said.