MADISON (WKOW) --- The first gluten free cookie is coming out for the Girl Scouts winter sale.
Only a few select areas in the U.S. will test out the cookie next year.
Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Badgerland council will be one of the areas to add it.
The council tells 27 News that only a limited amount of them will be available, and it is up to the troops to decide to participate.
The gluten free cookie will be the Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Shortbread.
Girl Scout cookie sales begin February 9, 2014. Normally the sale takes place in the Fall, but this year it will take place later into next year.
Here is some information from the Girl Scouts website.
Since it's estimated that three million people have problems when they eat foods that contain gluten*, ABC and our council partners expect this cookie to be a huge success. Our new bite size Gluten Free Chocolate Chip Shortbread cookie:
About Girl Scouts of Wisconsin – Badgerland Council
Badgerland Council serves more than 11,500 girls and 3500 adults. Badgerland Council provides leadership experiences to girls in 21 south-central and southwestern Wisconsin counties including all or parts of Buffalo, Columbia, Crawford, Dane, Dodge, Grant, Green, Iowa, Jackson, Jefferson, Juneau, La Crosse, Lafayette, Monroe, Pepin, Richland, Rock, Sauk, Trempealeau, Vernon and Walworth counties in Wisconsin plus northern Winnebago County in Illinois, Houston County in Minnesota and Allamakee County in Iowa. Worldwide there are 3.2 million girl and adult members, who build courage, confidence and character through their participation in the Girl Scout Leadership Experience.
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