We have plenty of new and interesting food items to share with you this week, including the return of quite a few fan favorites like Cookies & Scream M&M’s, the Whataburger Breakfast Burger, and The iconic McRib.
If you would prefer a short summary video, here’s one for you. For more details and reviews of these items, be sure to read the full post below!
Nabisco Announces The Return Of Oreo Cakesters
This is what we all have been waiting for! Cakester fans rejoice as they will finally be returning to shelves soon!
Two kinds of Cakesters are coming your way, Original Oreo Cakesters and new Nutter Butter Cakesters. The Oreo Cakesters include 2 soft, chocolate snack cakes with a smooth creme filling. Nutter Butter Cakesters will feature real peanut butter filling between two soft snack cakes.
These Cakesters will be available nationwide starting in early 2022. We can’t wait!
Voortman Now Has Mega Wafers And Super Grain Cookies
Voortman Mega Wafers are super-sized with 3 layers of creme giving a crispy and creamy texture. They come in 5.17-oz packs of 10 and are available in either Vanilla, Chocolate or Strawberry flavors.
Voortman Super Grains have the slogan ‘Better For You’. These are a baked cookie with 60% whole grains: oats, wheat, rye, and buckwheat. These come in two flavors. There is a Banana Chocolate Chip, made from real banana and a Blueberry variety that contains real blueberries. These cookies have no artificial colors, flavors or high-fructose corn syrup and are sold in 7.6-oz packs of 12.
Both of these products are available in stores throughout the US and Canada.
Smartfood Cinnamon Sugar Doughnut Popcorn
This ready-to-eat snack infuses popcorn with the sweetness of sugar and cinnamon flavors with that of a fried doughnut.
Smartfood Cinnamon Sugar Doughnut Popcorn is available for a limited time. You can find it in 6.25oz packs for $3.99 exclusively at Walmart and 2-oz single serve bags for $1.99 at Walmart and Speedway AMPM stores.
It sounds like a delicious snack!
Beyond Meat Plant-Based Chicken Tenders
Fans of Beyond Meat products are excited for the addition of Beyond Meat Plant-Based Chicken Tenders!
They will feature a juicy bite coated in golden crunchy breading, which will provide a flavor and texture similar to traditional chicken tenders with 50% less saturated fat. They will also be free from GMO’s, antibiotics, hormones or cholesterol.
Beyond Meat Chicken Tenders will be available in Walmart, Jewel-Osco, NorCal, Harris Teeter, Giant Foods and ShopRite stores nationwide at a suggested retail price of $4.99 for an 8-oz pack.
Fruity Pebbles Birthday Cake Candy Bars
The iconic fruity cereal we all love is now being sold as a candy bar. Fruity Pebbles Birthday Cake Candy Bars are birthday cake flavored and feature white chocolate and a filling made with Fruity Pebbles cereal. The bar is 2.7-oz and has a suggested retail price of $1.50.
Fruity Pebbles Birthday Cake Candy Bars are available now at Walmart!
Cookies & Scream M&M’s Halloween Candy Is Back
Cookies & Scream M&M’s are back for a limited time! This flavor first debuted in 2017 and is now available in stores again just in time for Halloween.
These combine the flavors of smooth cream and indulgent dark chocolate. What a nice combination, making Cookies & Scream M&M’s a great treat or treat candy option this year.
Baskin-Robbins New Zombie Unicorn Cake And Returning Trick Oreo Treat Ice Cream And Pumpkin Cheesecake Ice Cream
Several treats are coming to Baskin-Robbins menus nationwide in early October, including fan-favorite fall flavors and a new Zombie Unicorn cake!
The Zombie Unicorn Cake is decorated with a sugar corn horn and covered in Oreos. To give it a Halloween theme, it has piped gel “blood” and a crushed Oreo base. It looks great, and we can see this being quite popular at Halloween parties.
Returning in time for Halloween, Trick Oreo Treat Ice Cream consists of vanilla ice cream mixed with orange creme Oreo cookies, Butterfinger candy bar pieces, and Baby Ruth candy bar pieces.
The Pumpkin Cheesecake Ice Cream brings Fall flavors to Baskin-Robbins ice cream. This flavor combines pumpkin and cheesecake flavored ice creams with cinnamon cream cheese and ginger snap cookie pieces. We wish we could have some right now!
These will be available from early October 2021 for a limited time.
Fazoli’s New Angus Beef Mac & Cheese
The Mac & Cheese is returning to Fazoli’s restaurants in 3 flavors, one new one and two returning favorites.
- Angus Beef Mac & Cheese – slow-cooked and shredded Angus Beef shoulder baked on top of cavatappi pasta and topped with a creamy cheddar Parmesan sauce and more cheddar and mozzarella cheese
- Lobster Mac & Cheese – large chunks of Langostino lobster meat and cavatappi pasta topped with a creamy cheddar Parmesan sauce, then baked topped with a mix cheddar and mozzarella cheeses on top
- Panko-Crusted Mac & Cheese – macaroni and cheese cooked similarly to the other varieties, only this one is topped with Panko breadcrumbs and crispy breadcrumbs that have been tossed in garlic butter and Parmesan cheese
The new mac and cheese dishes from Fazoli’s are available at participating locations nationwide for a limited time.
Sonic Mocha Crunch Blast
This combines mocha fudge with chocolate espresso chunks and Sonic’s Real Ice Cream for an energizing sweet treat. It sounds like an iced coffee or coffee ice cream lover’s dream! Update: It is really that good 🙂
The Mocha Crunch Blast can be ordered in four sizes – mini, small, medium, and large. The caffeine content of this Blast ranges from 53mg-145 mg, depending on which size you get.
These are available at participating Sonic locations from September 27 through November 28. For a limited time, if you order through the website or the app, you can also get one for half the regular menu price!
Denny’s Launches New Panookies And Double Chocolate Pancake Puppies
The new Panookie is a combination of a cookie and a pancake on Denny’s dessert menu. It comes in 2 varieties:
- Signature Panookie – has a warm chocolate center and is topped with premium vanilla ice cream and salted caramel
- Pecan Panookie – topped with vanilla ice cream, pecan pie sauce, and glazed pecans
The Double Chocolate Pancake Puppies are like donut holes made from pancake batter, and they feature Ghirardelli cocoa and chocolate chips. They are tossed in powdered sugar and served with cream cheese icing on the side for dipping.
These items are available at participating Denny’s locations nationwide.
Captain D’s Has 3 New Chicken Meal Options
Captain D’s has added 3 new Chicken Meals to the menu, including:
- Chicken and Shrimp Meal – 2 crispy breaded chicken tenders, 6 butterfly shrimp, and your choice of 2 sides and hush puppies.
- Four-Piece Chicken Meal – 4 crispy breaded chicken tenders along with your choice of 2 sides and hush puppies.
- 14-Piece Chicken Meal – 14 crispy breaded chicken tenders, 8 hush puppies, and a choice of 2 family-style sides.
These are available at participating locations for a limited time.
Dickey’s Sweet & Smoky Pit-Smoked Wings With Dr. Pepper Barbecue Sauce, Birthday Cake Marshmallow Treat, And The Return Of Brisket Chili
Dickey’s has added three items to the menu, including a returning favorite:
- Sweet & Smoky Pit-Smoked Wings – smoked chicken wings tossed in a Dr. Pepper Barbecue Sauce. They come in orders of 6 or more and sound amazing.
- Birthday Cake Marshmallow Treat – a birthday cake-flavored marshmallow and crispy rice cereal bar, finished with red and yellow star sprinkles.
- Dickey’s Brisket Chili – a Texas style chili featuring smoked, chopped brisket and beans. It is available as a side, a la carte, or as part of another menu item.
These are available at participating Dickey’s locations for a limited time.
Golden Chick New Boneless Wings
The new Boneless Wings from Golden Chick are boneless chicken wings that come with a choice of 3 sauces. You can choose from Buffalo, Korean BBQ or Garlic Parm sauce They can be ordered by themselves or as part of a combo.
Chipotle Quesabrisket Meal Option
This combo consists of a Smoked Brisket Quesadilla with Queso Blanco, Tomatillo-Red Chili Salsa and Tomatillo-Green Chili Salsa served on the side.
This is available only on Chipotle’s website and Chipotle App through October 31, 2021.
Arby’s New Real Country Style Rib Sandwich
The Real Country Style Rib sandwich from Arby’s features a Texas pit smoked pork rib, melted smoked Gouda cheese, crispy onions, Smoky BBQ sauce, and mayonnaise served on a toasted star top bun. The rib has been slow smoked for over 8 hours over hickory to give it a delicious, country-style smoked flavor
This sandwich is available al a carte or as part of a Real Country Style Rib Sandwich Meal, which comes with Crinkle Fries and a drink.
The Country Style Rib Sandwich is available at participating locations for a limited time.
Krispy Kreme Introduces Glazed Cinnamon Rolls And Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cinnamon Rolls
The rolls are hand-rolled then coated in Krispy Kreme’s signature Original Glaze. They come in two varieties:
- Original Glazed Cinnamon Roll – made with yeast-raised dough, hand-rolled with cinnamon, and coated in the Original Glaze
- Cinnamon Toast Crunch Cinnamon Roll – yeast-raised dough, hand-rolled with cinnamon, glazed, topped with delicious Cinnamon Toast Crunch cereal, and finished with a cereal milk icing swirl.
These are available individually or as a 4-pack through October 10, 2021.
Whataburger Breakfast Burger Is Here Along With A New Hatch Green Chile Bacon Chicken Sandwich And Chocolate Mint Shake
The Whataburger Breakfast Burger, which first debuted in 2019 and garnered some serious fans, is finally back on the Whataburger breakfast menu. It is composed of a beef patty, American cheese, hash brown sticks, 2 bacon strips, and Creamy Pepper Sauce. This is sandwiched in a warm 4-inch bun. It has a suggested price of $4.49 but prices may vary by location.
New to the menu, the Hatch Green Chile Bacon Chicken Sandwich has a recommended price of $6.49 but prices may vary. They are coming in strong with two varieties:
Hatch Green Chile Bacon Whatachick’n Sandwich – your choice of a Whatachick’n or Grilled Chicken fillet, 3 strips of crispy bacon, Monterrey Jack cheese, mayonnaise, and roasted Hatch green chills served on a brioche bun.
Hatch Green Chile Bacon Spicy Chicken Sandwich – a spicy chicken fillet, 3 strips of crispy bacon, Monterrey Jack cheese, mayonnaise, and roasted Hatch green chills on a brioche bun.
The new Chocolate Mint Shake combines the classic flavor of a thick Whataburger chocolate shake with mint. That sounds like a winning combination to us! It comes in small, medium or large sizes with suggested prices of $3.19, $3.69 and $4.39 respectively but prices may vary.
All of these items are available at participating Whataburger locations for a limited time.
Buffalo Wild Wings New Doritos Spicy Sweet Chili Flavored Sauce
Buffalo Wild Wings has a new sauce choice for their wings!
Doritos Buffalo Wild Wings have teamed up to create a new sauce that combines two common game day favorites, wings and Doritos. The new Doritos Spicy Sweet Chili Flavored Sauce includes the flavors of soy sauce, brown sugar, onion, garlic and paprika. Along with the sauce, the wings come topped with Doritos to give them extra flavor and an added crunch.
These are available for a limited time at Buffalo Wild Wings.
McRib Will Be Back At McDonalds on November 1, 2021
A fan-favorite is back, and it is officially “McRib Season” once again!
The McRib is one of the most popular sandwiches at McDonalds, especially with BBQ fans. For those that don’t know or remember, the McRib consists of seasoned boneless pork, barbecue sauce, onions, and pickles on a hoagie bun.
As usual, the McRib is only around for a limited time, so get it while you can!
Which new and interesting items are you most excited about? Share your thoughts in the comments section below 🙂