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Samoas Bars

Homemade Samoas Bars

It’s Girl Scout cookie season!  I think we can all agree that there are two varieties of Girl Scout cookies worth buying (though Tagalongs are okay if you’re into peanut butter).  While some of you may reasonably claim Thin Mints as your favorite, Somoas are the ones that do it for me.  Unfortunately, the availability of Girl Scout cookies is fleeting, the price is a bit steep for what you get, and they are made with some ingredients (like hydrogenated oils) that you might prefer to avoid.  So why not roll your own?  This recipe for homemade Samoas bars comes from Nicole Weston’s The Baking Bites Cookbook, which Kristin gave me for Christmas (thanks, Kristin!).  We tried them last night, and they were (to quote U2) “even better than the real thing.”

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