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Thin mints for breakfast? Girl Scout Cookies cereal coming soon.

Thin mints for breakfast? Girl Scout Cookies cereal coming soon.

If you just can't get enough of Girl Scout Cookies, rejoice — you can soon have them for breakfast.

General Mills confirmed Monday that it will be introducing a limited-time Girl Scout Cookie cereal line in January. The Minneapolis company said it will come in two flavors — caramel crunch and thin mint.

Some of the proceeds are going to the Girl Scouts of the USA.

Girl Scouts said that it is using the deal to heighten awareness of its brand and program. Its popular cookies are normally sold for a six- to eight-week period each year.

The arrangement also benefits General Mills Inc., which like many of its peers, is trying to overcome a broader decline in...

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