Raspberry Rally Girl Scout Cookies Sell for Hundreds of Dollars on eBay
The sold-out limited flavor is not authorized for resale
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Girl Scout Cookies have hit the black market, people.
The new, limited-edition Raspberry Rally Girl Scout Cookie flavor was introduced as an online-exclusive Feb. 27. It’s a thin, crispy cookie infused with raspberry flavor dipped in a chocolatey coating. Delicious and in high demand, this “sister” to the Thin Mint (its chocolate coating is the same) is being sold, unauthorized, on eBay.
Single packages, usually $4, are being sold for $25 and up. Some sellers are offering bundles of 20 boxes for $450.
The Girl Scouts of the USA (GSUSA) told PEOPLE magazine that they are disappointed about the unauthorized resales.
“While we are happy that there’s such a strong demand for our cookies year-over-year, we’re saddened that the platforms and the sellers are disregarding the core mission of the cookie program and are looking to make a profit off of the name without supporting our mission and the largest girl-led entrepreneurship program in the world,” GSUSA said.
Selling the cookies on eBay’s platform doesn’t technically violate the platform’s policies, however.
“When cookies are purchased through an unauthorized third-party seller, Girl Scout troops are deprived of valuable experience and, more importantly, proceeds that fund critical programming throughout the year,” GSUSA continued in their statement.
Rather than pay an arm and a leg for this limited-edition cookie, try one of our almond raspberry thumbprint cookies, made with shredded coconut, pure maple syrup and all-natural raspberry jam. Get the recipe below.
Almond Raspberry Thumbprint Cookies