Girl Scout Cookie & Tea Pairing 101

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Do you know a Girl Scout? If you’re the mother, grandmother, aunt or another special woman in the life of a proud Girl Scout, then you’re certainly familiar with the delicious cookies these budding entrepreneurs sell every year! Why not turn your cookie purchase into a fun and memorable experience you can enjoy with your special young lady? Host a Girl Scout Cookie Tea for just the two of you and you’re sure to bond during this special time together.

Types of Girl Scout Cookies to Pair with Tea

To help you prepare for your tea, we’ve compiled a list of Girl Scout Cookies and the teas to pair with them. If you’re wondering what flavors of Girl Scout Cookies go best with different teas, check our recommendations below.

1. Thin Mints

These crisp wafer cookies have been a fan favorite for decades! With their delightfully strong chocolate mint flavor combination, you’ll want a tea that’s strong enough to match the intense flavor of this cookie. 

Tea to Pair With:

 is a deep brew that’s both sweet and refreshing. The perfect match for Thin Mints!

2. Samoas  

Another favorite, caramel, dark chocolate and toasted coconut combine to create these fascinatingly flavorful cookies. You’ll need a strong tea that can hold its own against the powerful punch of flavor that Samoas deliver.

Tea to Pair With:

What better to go with these delightful coconut cookies than? If you love coconut, this cookie and tea combination will become a staple.

3. Tagalongs

Rich, peanut butter patties are a dream come true for those who love the classic combination of chocolate and peanut butter. This cookie needs a savory tea to balance out all of its sweetness.

Tea to Pair With:

Our rich with natural chocolate flavoring is the perfect dessert tea. Its smooth chocolate flavor goes exceptionally well with these chocolate peanut butter cookies.

4. Trefoils

Shortbread cookies are the trusted staple for having with tea. While Trefoils go well with a variety of teas, they add a nice sweetness to a black tea that contains fruity notes.

Tea to Pair With:

The bold, fruity flavor in our is the perfect complement to these shortbreads.

5. Do-si-dos

Gotta love these good, old-fashioned peanut butter sandwich cookies! While they aren’t as sweet as the Tagalongs, they still have a lot of sweetness that does well when paired with a savory tea.

Tea to Pair With:

 is a rich Ceylon Black tea with a delicious toasty hazelnut flavor that enhances the flavor of these cookies.

6. Savannah Smiles

These crisp, lemony cookies are dusted with powdered sugar. A citrus-flavored tea is a lovely complement to the strong lemon flavor of these cookies.

Tea to Pair With:

 boasts a lovely combination of citrus, ginger and floral notes that perfectly balance out the bold lemon flavor of Savannah Smiles.

7. Toffee-tastic

These gluten-free, buttery toffee cookies are a perfect companion to tea. They go well with a variety of teas but need a tea that’s rich enough to stand up to their sweetness. 

Tea to Pair With:

The vanilla, cream and light citrus notes in our beautifully balance out the sweet toffee flavor in these cookies.

8. Girl Scout S'mores

These cookies are a fun representation of an activity Girl Scouts love doing - making s’mores by the campfire! If you love the classic combination of chocolate, marshmallow and graham cracker, you’re sure to love it in cookie form too.

Tea to Pair With:

S’mores and crème brulee. Need we say more? delivers a nutty, caramel richness that’s even more heavenly when enjoyed with these cookies.