So what really are the top Girl Scout cookies?

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Girl Scout cookie cereal is really happening.

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For those Girl Scout cookie aficionados, Saturday is the day you’ve been waiting for.

Girl Scout cookies arrive!

This weekend is when the Girls Scouts of Western Ohio will begin receiving their cookies by the truck-load. More than 2.9 million boxes will be distributed to more than 2,300 troops in 32 counties throughout western Ohio. FILE
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This weekend is when the Girls Scouts of Western Ohio will begin receiving their cookies by the truck-load. More than 2.9 million boxes will be distributed to more than 2,300 troops in 32 counties throughout western Ohio. FILE

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This weekend is when the Girl Scouts of Western Ohio will begin receiving their cookies by the truck-load. More than 2.9 million boxes will be distributed to more than 2,300 troops in 32 counties throughout western Ohio.

There are several cookie drops around the region, including on in West Chester Twp., where more than 425,000 packages will be distributed.

Now Girl Scout Cookie Booth sales begin March 3 and will last through March 26 – you can find your local cookie supplier here: gswo.org/findcookies – but what are going to be the "must have" cookie this year?

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We’ve analyzed a number of top cookie lists, from best sellers to fan favorites, and here are the top five:

  1. Thin Mints: This has been the prototypical Girl Scout Cookie since likely they were invented. They are the Girls Scouts' best-seller ever.
  2. Samoas (formerly Carmel deLites): This is a cookie that has that perfect mixture of chocolate, caramel and coconut, but consistently behind Thin Mints — though not by much.
  3. Tagalongs: What's better than chocolate covered peanut butter patties? Well, Thin Mints and Samoas, but nothing else! This is in the top five of all cookie lists we've found.
  4. Do-si-dos: Peanut butter rules in the realm of Girls Scout cookies. This peanut butter cookie sandwich is consistently in the top five on most all lists.
  5. Trefoils: It may be dry (though they are buttery) but this shortbread cookie is similar to a Jazz standard … it's a classic.

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