03/23/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Recession: Girl Scouts' Cookie Sales Plunge

Sales are a little thin for mint and other Girl Scout cookies so far this year.

National numbers are not yet in, but regional Girl Scout councils nationwide are seeing the impact of the down economy, as well as bad winter weather, in declines as large as 19% in pre-order sales, which took place January through early February.

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