10 New Pumpkin Spice Snacks You Need to Try This Year
When Starbucks announced that they were releasing their #PSL on August 27 this year – the earliest they have ever released the cult-favorite drink – it became the unofficial start of fall. Sorry, we don’t make the rules. And if you’re now in the mood for even more pumpkin spice in your life (even though it’s still pretty hot out in parts of the country), we’ve got your back. From veggie collagen drinks to protein bars and ice cream, here are our favorite (mostly healthy) ways to indulge your pumpkin spice sweet tooth this season.
1. Pumpkin Pie Perfect Bar
The pumpkin pie Perfect Bar is available nationwide for the first time this fall, in Albertson’s, Safeway, Von’s, Aldi, Sprouts, Trader Joe’s and Whole Foods Market along with online.
Buy Now: Pumpkin Pie Perfect Bar, 8 bars for $29
2. Pumpkin Spice Spam
Wait, before you run away in terror, we actually tried this new pumpkin-spiced product from Spam and it’s actually… pretty good? It kind of tastes like a milk maple pork sausage. It’s available for a limited time at Walmart starting September 23.
3. Pumpkin Spice with Collagen Veggie Drink from Medlie
Medlie’s Paleo-friendly pumpkin spice drink include 10 grams of collagen protein plus 10 grams of healthy fat from pumpkin seeds and olive oil, with no added sugars. Find this remarkable smoothie at Whole Foods, Amazon, and Good Eggs.
Buy Now: Pumpkin Spice with Collagen, $8
4. Nutty Paleo Pumpkin Bread from Base Culture
Base Culture’s healthy bread has a hearty mix of cashews and pecans, sweetened with a little honey and maple syrup. The loaf lasts for two weeks in the fridge or nine months frozen, which means you can celebrate pumpkin spice season all year round, basically.
Buy Now: Paleo Pumpkin Bread, 9 for $65
5. Pumpkin Dark Chocolate Muffin Cup from Kodiak Cakes
Kodiak Cakes’ seasonal muffin cup is studded with dark chocolate chips and made with 100% whole grains. Just add a little water and microwave for one minute for a fluffy pumpkin muffin. With six grams of protein, you could even call it breakfast.
Buy Now: Pumpkin Dark Chocolate Muffin Cup, $2
6. Pumpkin Spice Coconut Cookies
Emmy’s Organics organic and gluten-free coconut cookies get a pumpkin spice twist for fall, hitting Sprouts, Whole Foods, Wegmans, and Safeway shelves nationwide and also available online at the end of the month.
7. Pumpkin Cake Roll Ice Cream from Jeni’s
America’s ice cream queen, Jeni Britton Bauer, followed up her smash hit American Bakeshop summer ice cream collection with another brand new cake-y flavor for September. Buttercup pumpkins form a sweet, nutty ice cream base, swirled with spiced sweet cream cheese and cake chunks.
Buy Now: Pumpkin Cake Roll Pint, $12
8. Brownie Brittle Blondie Pumpkin Spice
Sheila G’s Brownie Brittle launched a new light and crispy blondie flavor with a brown sugar base, cream cheese chips, and dusting of cinnamon. It’s available in retailers nationwide and online through the end of the year.
Buy Now: Pumpkin Spice Brownie Brittle
9. Pumpkin Spice Pecans from Santé Nuts
Santé Nuts unveiled this sweet and crunchy new flavor at the Summer Fancy Food Show this year. Warm notes of cinnamon, allspice, and clove are the perfect foil to your next cheese platter.
Buy Now: Pumpkin Spice Pecans, $5
10. Chameleon Cold Brew Pumpkin Spice with Oat Milk
One of our favorite cold brew companies, Chameleon, is getting into the pumpkin spice game this year with this delicious-sounding oat milk drink. Made with just a touch of sugar, this limited-edition beverage is the perfect afternoon pick-me-up.
Buy Now: Chameleon Cold Brew Pumpkin Spice with Oat Milk, $7