Friday, December 12, 2008
Food for Thought: Girl Scout Galletas
So I was trolling around the internet, procrastinating, I mean working as usual, when I stumbled upon this website dedicated to Girl Scout Cookies. Seeing as how I am currently on a sugar-free, flour-free diet right now, I spent a ridiculous amount of time reading every descriptive detail about every single cookie.
On the very bottom of the page I saw something that made me smile. The new cookie debuting in 2009 is called the Dulce de Leche cookie and was inspired "by the classic confections of Latin America." Now my guess is that this cookie is going to taste as "Latin American" as Taco Bell, but still I'm kind of touched to see that the Girl Scouts care about diversity and inclusion when it comes to their All-American cookies.
So here's my question. Do you think these little Dulce de Leche galletas are meant to appeal to our Latino brothers and sisters or like Taco Bell, is this just a cookie meant for mainstream America to feel like they're thinking outside the bun at dessert time? Just wondering.
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