What time is it? Girl Scout cookie time | Food and Cooking

MATTOON — Coles County Girl Scouts have been patiently waiting to deliver their famous cookies since the excitement began nearly a month ago.

“Our cookie program kicked off the first week of January with online ordering,” said Tricia Higgins, director of marketing and communications. “But now our cupboards are being stocked with actual cookies.”

Troops and individual scouts participating in the online options sent emails to their customers inviting them to order early. “They can opt to have the cookies shipped directly to them or they can have them delivered by a girl,” Higgins said. “The parent has to approve