The Best & Worst New Apple-Flavored Foods This Fall—Ranked!
It's perfectly OK to be tired of all things pumpkin spice and instead want a different fall flavor to enjoy. Fortunately, food brands have started to figure that out and are releasing more and more apple-flavored foods to compete with the hyped fall flavor. Apples evoke all those cozy fall feelings of spending time with friends and family picking them off trees before drinking a delicious apple cider while clad in flannel. See what we mean? Totally cozy!
If you're looking to add more apple-flavored foods to your life this season, you're in luck, because there are a few new items on the market that are ready to come home with you.
Ahead, we've ranked them all based on nutrition so you know which ones are the ultimate indulgence and which ones you can snack on a little more regularly. (And, in case you're planning to bake some apple desserts, these are the best apples to use for every dessert!)
Coldstone Creamery Apple of My Pumpkin Pie
Coldstone decided to really go for it with the fall flavors and combine two faves: apple and pumpkin! This creation is made with Coldstone's new Pumpkin Bread Batter Ice Cream, pecans, graham cracker pie crust, apple pie filling, and caramel, making it one of the most fat- and sugar-filled new apple foods out this fall. Indulge maybe once this season.
Mountain Dew Thrashed Apple
Available at the Kroger family of grocery stores, this new soda flavor offers a combination of tart and sweet tastes. As to be expected, it also packs a sugary punch… so sip cautiously.
Baskin-Robbins Inside Out Apple Pie Ice Cream
Baskin Robbins' newest innovation is a mix of vanilla and apple ice creams with apple and pie crust pieces blended in. It's exactly as indulgent as it sounds (which means it's super sweet), but for a one-time fall treat, it will hit the spot.
Starbucks Apple Crisp Macchiato
To change up their fall offerings, Starbucks is offering an Apple Crisp Macchiato this year that's heavy on the sweetness. The apple flavor blends smoothly with the coffee for a crisp beverage. While it offers quite a bit of protein, it also has a ton of sugar, so enjoy it sparingly.
Apple Cider Donut Oreos
There's no denying these new Apple Cider Donut Oreos are deliciously fall, but it's important to remember how small the serving size is: Just two cookies has 21 grams of carbs and 12 grams of sugar.
BJ's Sweet Cinnamon Apple Pizookie
BJ's added a new fall Pizookie to its already impressive lineup, and it feels like a cross between a cookie and a pie. It's a cinnamon cookie with cinnamon-apple pieces, ice cream, and caramel on top. We could not get nutrition info for this delicious-looking dessert, but obviously, have it once and split it with a friend or two.
Flying J Apple Cider Cappuccino
The ever-present convenience stores of Pilot Flying J have everything you need for the perfect fall beverage, including the new Apple Cider Cappuccino. It's your traditional cappuccino with a spicy apple twist. Even though we couldn't get the nutrition info on this, we know enough to suggest it as a once-in-a-while treat.
Krispy Kreme Apple Cider Donuts
For a limited time, Krispy Kreme is offering a new apple cider-flavored donut that practically melts in your mouth. It's one limited-edition item we're hoping comes back every fall so we can enjoy it once a year (do you see that fat content?).
Apple Pie Toast Crunch
This limited-edition cereal is packed with fall flavors that make you feel like your favorite apple pie was turned into a cereal. As to be expected, the sweet morning dish has quite a bit of carbs and sugar, but as a special treat once in a while, it's not too bad of an option.
Trader Joe's Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal Bites
These festive treats are the perfect breakfast on the go during the autumn season. They're a little bit high in carbs and sodium, but if you balance out the rest of your day, you should be OK!
Apple Cranberry Dunkin' Coconut Refresher
One of Dunkin's new fall flavors is the Apple Cranberry Dunkin' Coconut Refresher, which is the regular Refresher with a splash of coconut milk. This drink will give you the good fats you find in coconut milk, along with green tea and B vitamins.
Jelly Belly Apple Cider Mix
Though Jelly Belly's Apple Cider Mix doesn't contain new jelly bean flavors, per se, it's a new blend of flavors in one bag! This mix combines cinnamon jelly beans with apple jelly beans to create a warm bite of fall flavors in one go. Of course, they have quite a bit of sugar, but you can always pop just one jelly bean or two into your mouth rather than the full 27-jelly bean serving.
Apple Cranberry Dunkin' Refresher
One of Dunkin's new fall flavors is this creative mix of apple and cranberry. It will hit the spot on a brisk fall day and quench your thirst perfectly! It also offers a hit of green tea and B vitamins—but just keep an eye on the sugar!
Lily's Gummies Sour Gummy Worms
Lily's just launched new gummy snacks, including gummy worms. One of the flavors in these sour snacks is apple, which is perfect for fall. What's great about these sweet treats is that there's no added sugar but tons of fiber, so you can enjoy eating these when you need something sweet.
Flying J Apple Pie Cold Brew
Flying J really bulked up its fall offerings this year, including a cold brew beverage with a hint of apple flavor. If you need a kick to get you going in the morning, this is it.
Joffrey's Apple-y Ever After Coffee
The beauty of coffee is that you don't have to worry about any calories, fat, or sugar. With this apple-flavored coffee, the only added calories will come from whatever you put in it. And because Joffrey's is the coffee of the Disney parks, you know it's bound to be magically delicious.
Tiesta Tea Nutty Almond Cream
This new Tiesta Tea flavor may not sound like it's going to be apple, but the primary flavor is actually the fall fruit. Plus, it's also made with a hint of beetroot to turn your water pink! How fun is that? And at zero calories, fat, sodium, carbs or sugar, this is the healthiest fall apple pick.
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