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Give in to your Girl Scout cookie craving with this 'hot dish'

March 12 is National Girl Scout Day and we celebrated with local scouts and a girl scout cookie "hot dish."
Credit: DeCandido, Marisa

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. -- When you think of a hot dish, you probably don't think of girl scout cookies.

But some local scouts put a twist on the traditional recipe with their girl scout cookie hot dish recipe!

The scouts visited KARE 11 Sunrise Monday in honor of National Girl Scout Day, celebrated each year on March 12 to remember the day the organization began in the U.S.

To satisfy your girl scout cookie craving, here's the recipe:

Ingredients:

  • Layer 1: S’mores Crust
    • 1 pkg Girl Scout S’mores
    • 1/3 cup unsalted butter, melted
  • Layer 2: Caramel deLite Brownie
    • 1 pkg Caramel deLites
    • 1 pkg brownie mix
    • Water, oil, and eggs per brownie mix
  • Layer 3: Peanut Butter Sandwich Cheesecake
    • 1 pkg Peanut Butter Sandwiches
    • 8 oz. pkg cream cheese, softened
    • 1/3 cup sweetened condensed milk
    • 1 tsp vanilla extract
    • 1 egg
  • Layer 4: Peanut Butter Patties Blondie
    • 1 pkg Peanut Butter Patties
    • 1 cup light brown sugar
    • 1 cup flour
    • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened
    • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
    • 1 egg
    • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Topping
  • Assorted Girl Scout Cookies
  • 1/4 cup melted dark chocolate

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 350. Set aside a couple cookies of each variety for decorating the top of the hot dish.
  • Layer 1: S’mores Crust. Smash S’mores cookies into crumbs. Mix with 1/3 cup of softened butter. Press into bottom of baking dish. Bake 10 minutes
  • Layer 2: Caramel deLite Brownie. Layer Caramel deLites on crust. Prepare brownie mix according to package directions and poor over cookies. Bake 15–20 minutes until crust is starting to crack, but not fully cooked.
  • Layer 3: Peanut Butter Sandwich Cheesecake. Layer Peanut Butter Sandwiches on top of brownie layer. Prepare cheesecake layer by beating together cream cheese, condensed milk, vanilla, and egg.
  • Pour over cookies and spread out evenly. Bake 10 minutes until edges turn golden brown but center is uncooked.
  • Layer 4: Peanut Butter Patties Blondie. Layer Peanut Butter Patties on top of cheesecake layer. Prepare blondie layer by beating flour, brown sugar, butter, peanut butter, vanilla and egg. Batter will be thick. Scoop and dollop in chunks around pan. Spread carefully to cover cookies. Bake 20–25 minutes.
  • Topping: Decorate top with Girl Scout Cookies while still warm. Then drizzle with dark

chocolate. For most attractive serving, let cool 1 hour on wire rack and then

chill 1 hour before serving. Use a sharp knife to carefully slice pieces and

remove. For quickest serving, score with a knife and then use a large serving

spoon to scoop out. Serve warm with ice cream.