Sweet! It's now cookie time

February 5, 2013
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photo - And with a business handshake, Girl Scout Brenna Deighton makes a sale to her neighbors, Pearl and Jeff Yocum, in her Rockrimmon neighborhood on Sunday, February 3, 2013. Brenna got some help with her delivery from  her grandmother, Patti Davieau and her grandmother's cart pulling Bernese Mountain dog, Ola Pearl.  (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett)  Photo by
And with a business handshake, Girl Scout Brenna Deighton makes a sale to her neighbors, Pearl and Jeff Yocum, in her Rockrimmon neighborhood on Sunday, February 3, 2013. Brenna got some help with her delivery from her grandmother, Patti Davieau and her grandmother's cart pulling Bernese Mountain dog, Ola Pearl. (The Gazette/Jerilee Bennett) Photo by  

It's that time of year.

Pre-ordered boxes of Girl Scout cookies are being picked up and deliver by Girl Scouts in the Pikes Peak region.

Booth sales start Friday.

Girl Scouts began selling cookies in 1917, according to their website, and today the program has grown into a $790 million girl-led business.

In Colorado in 2012, Girl Scouts earned $2.25 million for their activities, such as going to camp.

This year's cookie variety includes Do-si-Dos, Samoas, Savannah Smiles, Tagalongs, Thin Mints and Trefoils.

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