The New Girl Scout Cookie Is Evidently 'Filled With Nutrients': Perfect or Pure Baloney?

AdriHead 2013/01/16 21:00:00
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It's no Thin Mint, but the latest Girl Scout Cookie is something else: healthy. At least, that's what they're saying. Mango Crèmes, the newest cookie creation coming from the Girl Scouts, is packed with nutrients -- or, more accurately, NutriFusion.

According to the company website, NutriFusion makes foods more nutritious by adding preserved all-natural nutrients to products. So Mango Cremes is a crispy cookie filled with mango, coconut and vanilla flavors -- along with a supercharged punch of nutrients. We're not sure how we feel about these health claims. In our eyes, a cookie will always be a cookie. But we'll let you make the final call on this one.

Girl Scout cookie lovers accustomed to seeing items like peanut butter, chocolate, coconut and more chocolate on the ingredient list may do a double take when they see the newest cookie on the order form.

Alongside Tagalongs, Thin Mints and Samoas in this year’s Girl Scout cookie repertoire are Mango Crèmes, a crispy cookie featuring mango, coconut, vanilla and Nutrifusion™? Yes, Girl Scout cookies have been vitamin-punched.

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  • BBCoach21 2013/01/23 22:12:20
    Pure Baloney
    It is a COOKIE for Pete's Sake! lol
  • TheFightingPanties 2013/01/22 05:59:03
    Pure Baloney
    all cookies have nutrients.
  • KyoriYuki 2013/01/21 20:22:57
    Pure Baloney
    Anyways, it sounds disgusting.
  • Lobster Man 2013/01/21 19:14:52
    Lobster Man
  • Ramón 2013/01/21 18:05:33 (edited)
    Pure Baloney
    Well, not PURE baloney, maybe more baloney style... filled with "meat byproducts" or in this case, "nutrition byproducts." ITS A COOKIE, which by virtue of existing is NOT NUTRITIOUS! So now we can feel good about scarfing sweets, getting fat, and have some artificial nutrients?
  • polock 2013/01/21 15:57:28
    Pure Baloney
    we love them but know cookies are not good for us, they just satisfy an urge.
  • bettyboop 2013/01/21 14:42:19
    I have tried the Mango Cremes and I liked the flavor. I was also surprised that they did actually have quite a few vitamins in them. Naturally the caloric content was still high, but I liked the ideal of adding the extra vitamins.

    nutritional value of Mango Cremes
  • Katie 2013/01/21 06:32:57
    Pure Baloney
    A cookie is a cookie.
  • pandadog64 2013/01/21 02:29:35
    Pure Baloney
    Puh leez. I love me some samoas and thin mints. But healthy cookies? Thats like making fresh orange juice out out rotten oranges. Totally defeats the name.
    Fresh orange juice = fresh oranges
    Cake = sugar
    Pickles = vinegar
    Steak = steak sauce
    Thanksgiving = turkey
    Valentines day = love
    Saint patricks day = luck
    Mondays = really bad work day
    Cookies = no health benefactors
    Am i right?
  • xxx 2013/01/21 01:23:05
    Who cares!? It's a cookie!!
  • TKramar 2013/01/20 17:55:43
    Like enriched white bread?
  • virginiakarsli 2013/01/20 15:24:49
    Pure Baloney
    We exercise and diet all year just so we can pig out on a box in one sitting when the Thin Mints come a callin.'
  • CAPISCE 2013/01/20 14:46:32
    Pure Baloney
    They will be big sellers------not
  • BoredCollieDogRIPmissDyouRm... 2013/01/20 00:06:30
    Pure Baloney
    If that's true, I'm sure it is the crappiest cookie ever made!

    broken gingerbread man
  • Nat Turner 2013/01/19 20:56:57
    Nat Turner
    Only if the cookie tastes the same.
  • Kamuela 2013/01/19 20:03:54 (edited)
    Pure Baloney
    As the lovely young Christina Ricci asked in the classic "The Addams Family," "Are they made from real Girl Scouts?"

  • Archer ~ The Limit Break of... 2013/01/19 19:31:50
    Archer ~ The Limit Break of PHAET
    Sounds yummy to me.
  • Penis Haven 2013/01/19 16:07:39
    Penis Haven
    its a cookie.... it has nutrients.... just not good ones lol
  • Roberto 2013/01/19 13:21:40
    Pure Baloney
  • mae 2013/01/19 06:40:37
    Pure Baloney
    Sounds like baloney.
  • Ardwin_Viesheight 2013/01/19 06:03:53
    Pure Baloney
    Then why don't they just sell Girl Scout Mangos? ;P
  • MercuryZero (v.2) 2013/01/19 03:38:53
    Pure Baloney
    MercuryZero (v.2)
  • Healingme 2013/01/18 23:07:03
    Looks delicious
  • doofiegirl BTO-t- BCRA-F ~... 2013/01/18 21:51:19
    Pure Baloney
    doofiegirl  BTO-t- BCRA-F ~PWCM~
    it's a cookie-----and from the sound of it, a Nasty one. I won't be buying them
  • IC Freeley 2013/01/18 20:55:39
    Pure Baloney
    IC Freeley
    Still gonna get fat if you eat a box to yourself!
  • zbacku 2013/01/18 18:52:37
    Pure Baloney
    Baloney Sauce.
  • Jim 2013/01/18 18:14:08
    Pure Baloney
    Whoever pushed this idea needs to be fired. Nutrition Nazis...
  • Bob 2013/01/18 16:16:26
    Pure Baloney
    Tastes like cardboard. Don't get me wrong, I love Girl Scout cookies but these are blah!
  • DrTeresa 2013/01/18 15:48:02
    Pure Baloney
    I'll bet any nutrients are more than cancelled out by tons of added sugar
  • ibsteve2u 2013/01/18 15:05:37
    Goodie for the vitamins...

    Now are they going to quit using way too much packaging to conceal the fact that each box of Girl Scout cookies always has fewer cookies than they used to?

    I like that even less; it simultaneously makes you feel ripped off as a consumer and guilty for filling landfills with useless, wasted packaging.
  • bettyboop ibsteve2u 2013/01/21 14:44:51
    One of my husbands biggest pet peeves is excessive packaging.
  • Just Jenn for Now 2013/01/18 14:54:16
    Pure Baloney
    Just Jenn for Now
    I'll believe it when I see results.
  • Kota 2013/01/18 14:33:42
    Never had one
  • Todd Parsons 2013/01/18 13:54:03
  • Bulanova (Team Hargitay) 2013/01/18 13:41:10
    Pure Baloney
    Bulanova (Team Hargitay)
    So, so tired of food nazis and how politicized "health" has gotten.
  • mrdog 2013/01/18 11:10:33
    However... peanut butter....GSC are the best..love them...bark
  • Nick Perry 2013/01/18 08:53:38
    Pure Baloney
    Nick Perry
  • monkeyking908 2013/01/18 07:36:06
  • Alexis Garcia 2013/01/18 06:37:09
    Pure Baloney
    Alexis Garcia
    Cookies aren't usually healthy. Especially girl scout. I was a Brownie when I was really young, and the carb and sugar content made me feel horribly guilty when I bit into a Thin Mint. Common Sense.
  • Kunschner 2013/01/18 05:41:24 (edited)
    Pure Baloney

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