03/07/2012 05:46 pm ET Updated Mar 07, 2012

Why Thin Mints Are Jon Bon Jovi Of Girl Scout Cookies

The Thin Mints may be the smartest cookies in the Girl Scout baked canon.

Alongside another iconic cookie brand, Oreo, which celebrated their 100th birthday today, the Girl Scouts of the USA are also commemorating their 100th anniversary this year. And while the Chicago Tribune reports that there will be plenty of singalongs, promise circles, and balloon releases held in the organization's honor, non-Girl Scout members across the country will participate in the festivities in their own special way: enjoying a sleeve of the insanely popular Girl Scout Cookies. With a flavor available to fit every preference from the coconut '' caramel Samoas to the peanut buttery Do-Si-Dos, the cookies are one of the organization's most recognizable and most anticipated fundraisers.

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