Pumpkin Pumpkin Everywhere

Tis’ the season…for pumpkin everything. Some people (me being one) get excited for this time of the year. While others roll their eyes and say oh no not again.

Now I am a pumpkin lover but I will admit that the pumpkin epidemic has gone to far. So this is my take on all the pumpkin things out there, good and bad. Hope you enjoy.

  • Pumpkin coffee. Yes please, in fact I’ll take 2 cups, or ten. I have tried different brands and for the most part they are all good. Dunkin Donuts has my top vote for best pumpkin coffee.
  • Pumpkin spice creamer. Again a big yes. Bailey’s pumpkin spice is my favorite but I do enjoy other brands as well. It even works good in hot chocolate.
  • Pumpkin spice cheerios. Sounds strange but I gave it a whirl. Not to bad. Had a good pumpkin taste and made the milk good after. I vote yes to this.
  • Pumpkin spice Oreo. First does Oreo really have to turn every food into an Oreo? I was a little iffy about these and for good reason. They aren’t really good. Not a big pumpkin flavor to it and a bit of a strange after taste. Won’t buy again.
  • Pepperidge Farm pumpkin cheesecake cookies. YES PLEASE. Hands down one of the best pumpkin cookies I ever had. No bad after taste and they are very soft. The downside is they are a bit on the pricey side. Side note, they also make other flavors that are great.
  • Pumpkin Pop-tarts. These were quite strange. They were good but did have a bit of an after taste to them. I enjoyed them but it’s not something I will buy often. I’ll admit if you toast them (I typically don’t toast my pop-tarts) they do taste close to a pumpkin pie.
  • Quaker pumpkin oatmeal. Now I love a nice bowl of warm oatmeal on a cold morning and I love this kind. It has a great pumpkin flavor, not to strong and no bad after taste. Thanks Quaker.
  • Pumpkin spice Mini Wheats. No thank you. To me this just taste like cardboard. No flavor at all. Sorry Mini Wheats but this was a big fail.
  • Jell-o pumpkin spice pudding. I actually haven’t tried this yet but I heard it’s really good. Has a nice pumpkin flavor. It’s definitely on my to try list.
  • Pumpkin Hershey Kisses. I was so excited when I heard of this. But let’s be honest, pumpkin chocolate really doesn’t sound good. It wasn’t. To me it taste like cinnamon chocolate and left a bad after taste in my mouth.
  • Sam Adams pumpkin ale. Again I haven’t tried this. And to be honest I’m a little scared to try it. I have heard mixed reviews on it. Another for my to try list.
  • Pumpkin pie Pringles. No, bad Pringles. Don’t try it, sounds gross and is gross. A million thumbs down to this.
  • Pumpkin spice marshmallows. Why on earth would anyone want this? Yes I had to try them and yes I regret it. Pumpkin and marshmallow do not mix in my opinion.
  • M&Ms pumpkin spice latte. Yes please, I’ll take two bags. Now I know what you’re thinking, you said the Hershey Kisses were gross why should I try this? I’ll tell you, M&Ms did something right. They taste like a pumpkin latte and don’t have a bad after taste.
  • Chobani pumpkin yogurt. I already have a thing against greek yogurt, gross. Why did I try this? I couldn’t swallow it. Two thumbs down and never again.
  • Pumpkin cream cheese. Okay yes it sounds gross. Guess what, it’s so good. I’ll take a spoon and a tub please. It was really good on crackers as well.
  • Pumpkin ice cream. Again just give me a tub and a spoon and I’m happy. In my opinion Turkey Hill has the best one. But so far I’m pleased will all the ones I tried. It’s even better on top of pumpkin pie.
  • Extra pumpkin spice gum. Okay now this is one I don’t want to try. Pumpkin and gum, no thank you. I’ll stick to pumpkin I can eat not just chew.
  • Crest pumpkin toothpaste. Yes this is real and no I will never try it. Toothpaste should not be mixed with food. I want my mouth to be minty fresh after brushing, not pumpkin fresh.
  • Pumpkin spice Fudge Stripes. Keebler did a good thing here. Not a strong pumpkin taste to them but good. The only downside to them is you can’t eat to many as they are on the sweeter side.
  • Pumpkin butter. Yes. Now I am a butter lover and I love trying flavored butter as well. I’ll admit I ate this straight from the spoon.
  • Pumpkin doughnuts. Okay I’ll be honest here I have had some that were good and some that were bad. It all comes down to personal preference here. My favorite was from Tastycake.

I love pumpkin and get super excited for pumpkin season but come one some people have taken pumpkin to far. I know there’s a lot more pumpkin flavored items out there that I haven’t seen or heard of.

I’m thinking of writing a part two list soon, so if there is something you know of that I didn’t list let me know.