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They’re back: The second annual Girl Scout cookie and wine pairing guide

Before you rip open a box and sit down to polish off a whole sleeve, consider washing those Thin Mints down with something other than milk. Because in a world obsessed with pairing food and wine, including good ol’ Girl Scout cookies in the game has evolved into an adult-oriented art form.

WASHINGTON — It’s that time of year again: the time when young women in familiar green uniforms descend upon the front doors of homes and storefronts, coaxing a few dollars from patrons in exchange for a feel-good box of cookies.

Yes — the Girl Scouts are on the cookie march again, and never has supporting a worthy cause and indulging in a guilty pleasure felt so right.

But before you rip open a box and sit down to polish off a whole sleeve, consider washing those Thin Mints down with something other than milk. Because in a world obsessed with pairing food and wine, including good ol’ Girl Scout cookies in the game has evolved into an adult-oriented art form.

In order to find the right wine to match up with the right cookie, you need to consider flavor, sweetness and texture. Here are a few pairings that are sure to enhance the next PTA meeting in your neighborhood – or just another Tuesday evening.

The best Girl Scout cookie and wine pairings

Rachel Nania | February 24, 2015 3:26 pm

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