There’s no better time than in the middle of a winter slump to step out of your comfort zone when it comes to trying new foods. Luckily for you and your winter slump, each year, several restaurants pander to those cravings for new flavors by releasing new, limited time products on their menus.
Hold on to your spoons, because these winter newbies are drool-worthy.
Flamin’ Hot Mac N’ Cheetos
Find it on the Burger King Menu
If you want your Cheetos with a side of spicy and unique, look no further than Burger King’s new Flamin’ Hot Mac N’ Cheetos. These hot snacks feature spicy flavor-dusted cheetos stuffed with – you guessed it – mac n’ cheese. Flamin’ Hot Mac N’ Cheetos launched on November 30th and are on sale for a limited time.
Find it on the Arby’s Menu
The new Arbynator sandwich, featuring Arby’s signature roast beef, Arby’s sauce, cheddar cheese sauce, Horsey sauce, and curly fries atop a sesame seed bun, was confirmed on social media to be tested in select restaurants starting in December.
Peppermint chocolate chip milkshake
Find it on the Chick-fil-A menu
There’s still time to get your holiday fix at Chik-fil-A, where you can indulge in their new peppermint chocolate chip milkshake. The limited time indulgence features Icedream soft serve in vanilla, blended with peppermint syrup, dark chocolate pieces, peppermint pieces, whipped cream, and a cherry on top.
Cookie Flavored Donuts
Find it on the Dunkin’ Donuts menu
Dunkin’ Donuts has rolled out a new batch of flavors for the holiday season: cookie flavored donuts. And yes, we mean multiple delicious flavors, including: Frosted sugar cookie, gingerbread cookie, snowflake sprinkle, peppermint mocha, and brown sugar cinnamon coffee.
Classic Chicken Sandwich
Find it on the McDonald’s menu
McDonald’s has added their new Classic Chicken Sandwich to their $3 menu item list for a limited time and features a white meat buttermilk chicken filet served on a toasted bun with pickles and sweet and tangy Signature Sauce.
Find it on the Taco Bell menu
Taco Bell released the new $1 Stacker on December 21st, complete with a melted three cheese blend and seasoned beef in a folded (three times to be exact) and grilled tortilla. If you’re craving that full feeling for just a dollar, look no further than this new release.
Toffee Almond Milk Hot Cocoa, Plus Other Flavors
Find it on the Starbucks menu
Starbucks is upping their hot chocolate game by adding steamed almond milk, mocha and toffee nut syrup, caramel brûlée and whipped cream topping to their cocoa.
Additional flavors are also available this season, including snickerdoodle hot cocoa, caramel hot cocoa, and toasted white chocolate hot cocoa.
These hot chocolate twists will be available throughout the 2017 holiday season.
Oreo Hot Cocoa Blizzard
Find it on the Dairy Queen menu
What do you get when you combine winter snow with hot cocoa and one of America’s favorite cookies? The Oreo Hot Cocoa Blizzard at Dairy Queen, of course.
This holiday Blizzard blends Oreo cookie bites and chocolate fudge into Dairy Queen’s vanilla soft serve for the ultimate crunchy and creamy chocolate treat.
Whether you’re looking to warm up from the inside out with Burger King’s Flamin’ Hot Mac N’ Cheetos, or dive into a chocolate winter wonderland with Dairy Queen’s Oreo Hot Cocoa Blizzard, this holiday season’s new arrivals will quench your thirst for new tastes.
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