Kingston, NY Candy Bar Creates Alternative to Viral Girl Scout Cookie
Every year around Spring, we look forward to our Girl Scout cookies. In my family, it's been a tradition since I was younger and we have always carried on throughout the years.
Growing up, I enjoyed throwback Girl Scout cookie flavors such as Savannah Smiles and Ole Oles. To this day, I still love Thin Mints and Tagalongs as well.
I have noticed that chain grocery stores do carry cookies similar to the Girl Scouts Thin Mints and Tagalongs but nothing can compare.
With all of the recent news of the latest Girl Scout cookie scam, it left loyal customers wondering if they should make a purchase this year.
Did You Hear About The Girl Scout Cookie Scam?
According to WRRV,
Cookie scalpers were trying to get money from those who were eager to purchase the new flavor, Raspberry Rally. This sale was taking place on eBay.
However, a spokesperson for the GirlScouts of USA confirmed that the sale made by an unauthorized seller was disappointing. They also shared that ultimately, it took away the experience from the Girl Scouts themselves.
Who would do this? We may never know, but it is something to be on the lookout for.
A Hudson Valley Candy Bar Creates Alternative To The Viral Girl Scout Cookie
What's better than connecting with the community, supporting local businesses and enjoying tasty desserts? Nothing.
One of my favorite parts about living in the Hudson Valley is the sense of community. Local businesses can feel supported while residents can enjoy their food, drinks, shopping space and more.
On social media, a popular Hudson Valley business made a post about their Raspberry Rebound Cookie which is similar to the Girl Scout's Raspberry Rally.
The Kingston Candy Bar is located in historic Kingston, NY in the Stockade District. This is where those with a sweet tooth know exactly where to go
They're known for their,
"Nostalgic sweets and Hudson Valley treats. An old fashioned candy store. Ice cream, homemade treats."
How Is Kingston, NY's Candy Bar Cookie Similar To The Girl Scout's Popular Cookie?
As described by The Kingston Candy Bar, their Raspberry Rebound cookie is
"A shortbread packed with REAL raspberry and dunked in dark chocolate."
Those that have tried this homemade, raspberry cookie claim that nothing else can compare.
How Would Kingston, NY's Candy Bar Cookie Help Out Kids Similar To The Girl Scouts?
Kingston, NY Candy's Bar states,
"And no need to feel badly about not supporting kids, pop over to the Boys and Girls club of Ulster County site and make a donation. Show your receipt at the Candy Bar and you can score one of these for $1! "
Supporting a local business, helping Hudson Valley kids and enjoying homemade cookies has never sounded better.
Kingston Candy Bar
319 Wall St, Kingston, New York
Will you be purchasing/ finding the Girl Scout's Raspberry Rally or stay local and support Kingston Candy Bar's, Raspberry Rebound? Let us know your decision below.