Copycat Samoa Girl Scout Cookies

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Copycat Samoa Girl Scout Cookies

Copycat Samoa Girl Scout Cookies

Lately I have been on a “copycat” kick in the kitchen! I can’t wait to share these Copycat Samoa Girl Scout Cookies with you! These are delicious and it is definitively a thrifty way to save on your favorite treats! You can make these too and enjoy these with your family! Hope you enjoy as much as we did! Be sure to check out all our Copycat Recipes we have for you!

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Copycat Samoa Cookies
 
Oh Yeah! Make these Copycat Samoa Girl Scout Cookies right at home!
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Recipe type: Dessert
Ingredients
  • 1 cup softened Butter
  • ½ cup Sugar
  • 2 cup Flour
  • ¼ tsp Baking Powder
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Vanilla
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • 3 cup Flaked Coconut
  • 11 oz Caramels
  • 3 tbsp Milk
  • 8 oz Semisweet Chocolate Chips
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Cream together butter, vanilla and sugar.
  4. Slowly add in flour, baking powder and salt.
  5. Add just enough milk until the dough comes together into a ball.
  6. Add in a bit of extra flour if your dough is very sticky.
  7. Roll out dough to ¼" thick.
  8. Cut out about 2" cookies and place on a prepared sheet.
  9. Cut out about smaller hole in each cookie and return to dough.
  10. Reroll dough and continue cutting cookies.
  11. Bake cookies for 10 minutes or until bottoms are light brown.
  12. Allow to cool on sheet for 5 minutes before transfering to a cooling rack.
  13. Preheat oven to 300.
  14. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  15. Spread coconut on prepared baking sheet.
  16. Bake 20 minutes, mixing every 5 minutes, until golden.
  17. Cool on baking sheet.
  18. Hold back 8 caramels.
  19. Unwrap caramels and place in a large bowl with milk.
  20. Microwave 60 seconds then stir, repeating until melted and smooth.
  21. Fold in cooled coconut.
  22. Spread topping on cooled cookies.
  23. If topping gets to firm in bowl, microwave 30 seconds.
  24. If topping is not adhering to cookie, unwrap and melt remaining caramels with 2 teaspoons of milk.
  25. Drizzle top of each cookie with plain caramel prior to placing topping.
  26. Melt chocolate by microwaving 45 seconds then stirring, and repeating until melted and smooth.
  27. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  28. Dip the bottom of each cookie into chocolate and place on prepared sheet.
  29. Transfer remaining chocolate into the corner of a zippered bag.
  30. Clip off corner and drizzle finished cookies with chocolate.
  31. Refrigerate 15 minutes to set.

Copycat Samoa Girl Scout Cookies Process

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 cup softened Butter
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 2 cup Flour
  • 1/4 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla
  • 1 tbsp Milk
  • 3 cup Flaked Coconut
  • 11 oz Caramels
  • 3 tbsp Milk
  • 8 oz Semisweet Chocolate Chips

 

DIRECTIONS

  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  3. Cream together butter, vanilla and sugar.
  4. Slowly add in flour, baking powder and salt.
  5. Add just enough milk until the dough comes together into a ball.
  6. Add in a bit of extra flour if your dough is very sticky.
  7. Roll out dough to 1/4″ thick.
  8. Cut out about 2″ cookies and place on a prepared sheet.
  9. Cut out about smaller hole in each cookie and return to dough.
  10. Reroll dough and continue cutting cookies.
  11. Bake cookies for 10 minutes or until bottoms are light brown.
  12. Allow to cool on sheet for 5 minutes before transfering to a cooling rack.
  13. Preheat oven to 300.
  14. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  15. Spread coconut on prepared baking sheet.
  16. Bake 20 minutes, mixing every 5 minutes, until golden.
  17. Cool on baking sheet.
  18. Hold back 8 caramels.
  19. Unwrap caramels and place in a large bowl with milk.
  20. Microwave 60 seconds then stir, repeating until melted and smooth.
  21. Fold in cooled coconut.
  22. Spread topping on cooled cookies.
  23. If topping gets to firm in bowl, microwave 30 seconds.
  24. If topping is not adhering to cookie, unwrap and melt remaining caramels with 2 teaspoons of milk.
  25. Drizzle top of each cookie with plain caramel prior to placing topping.
  26. Melt chocolate by microwaving 45 seconds then stirring, and repeating until melted and smooth.
  27. Line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  28. Dip the bottom of each cookie into chocolate and place on prepared sheet.
  29. Transfer remaining chocolate into the corner of a zippered bag.
  30. Clip off corner and drizzle finished cookies with chocolate.
  31. Refrigerate 15 minutes to set.

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Comments

  1. YUMMMMM, I love Samoa Cookies!
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  2. These look fabulous!!!! I love Samoa cookies, and yours look absolutely fantastic!!!
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  3. Yum! These look so tasty! Plus, I love the fact that you can make them whenever you want and don’t have to wait for the cookie sale each year!
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  4. love these cookies so happy to see you have shared a copycat recipe I love these recipes as well oh my I am so going to try them out
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  5. These look so yummy! Thank you for sharing (:
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  6. Yum! Samoas are my favorites. I will have to give them a try.
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  7. Love this share these are my fav Girl Scout cookies I just don’t like the price or the hassle to find someone who sells them.
    Thanks for share!

    • Mari, thanks for stopping by! I agree on the price! If the girls are out selling I won’t hesitate to buy some but no days it seems like the parents do the work for them 🙁

  8. You always bring the most delicious things to our party! Thank you. Pinned and tweeted. We feel honored that you take the time to stop by our party. I hope to see you on Monday at 7 pm. We love to party with you! Happy Saturday! Lou Lou Girls
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  9. So excited to try these! These are my favorite Girl Scout cookies, but I usually don’t buy them because of the price. I printed and pinned to my desserts board at http://www.Pinterest.com/beingfibromom

    Thanks for sharing at #InspireMeMondays !
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  10. Oh my, I love samoas and these look awesome! I’m a new food blogger and found you on a link party. I’ve followed your social sites and hope we can connect on those. Can’t wait to read more of your blog. Becky
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    • Hi Becky! Thanks for stopping by, I appreciate it 🙂 Welcome to the blogger world!! I returned the love on your social media and we be by tomorrow to check out your site!

      ~Heidi~

  11. Loving this recipe for Samoa Cookies! Thank you very much for joining in the celebration of #purebloglove, we enjoy having you each week. I hope to see you on Thursday at 8PM, EST through Sunday night. ~Cydnee

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