The Autumnal Equinox has arrived and, in many places, there is already a slight chill in the air. You know what that means: fall is knocking at our doorstep. Or, for those who celebrate, a different season is about to be in full swing: Pumpkin spice season.
The arrival of Autumn ushers in an oversaturation of pumpkin spice flavored products on grocery store shelves and coffee kiosk menus. This year companies are offering up everything from the classic pumpkin spice latte to pumpkin spice ramen (yes, you read that right.)
To help you become your best Fall self and indulge all your pumpkin-spice-core dreams, we've compiled a list of 2022's bizarre pumpkin spice products and a few classics as well.
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Pumpkin Spice dog treats
Don't leave your pup out of the Fall festivities. These "pumpkin & spice flavored biscuits" by Milk-Bone available at Target are just a few of the different treats that can help your canine participate in the changing of seasons.
Pumpkin Spice Goldfish
Turns out the classic snack company was tired of missing out on the trend. This fall, in collaboration with pumpkin spice veteran Dunkin', Goldfish has introduced "Pumpkin spice grahams." Still fish-shaped but cinnamon flavored rather than cheesy, the snack can be found now at stores near you.
Pumpkin Spice Ramen
"There’s a fine line between genius and insanity ... Care to cross it with us?" the statement from Nissin, the company behind the popular "Cup Noodles" microwave ramen reads. Starting in October of 2022, their pumpkin spice flavored noodles are available at select stores across the Northeast and in the South, if you're feeling brave!
Pumpkin spice protein powder & shakes
Planning to hit the gym but need to feel ~seasonal~ while you're at it? Pumpkins spice season has got you covered. With twelve-packs of protein shakes and tubs of protein powder bearing the pumpkin spice label, you can easily infuse the Fall season into your pre-workout power-up.
Pumpkin spice gum
Simply Gum, a company known for it's all-natural product, is offering a pumpkin spice flavored chewing gum made with pumpkin, nutmeg, and clove. For Fall fanatics, this could be the perfect after-dinner-mint replacement.
Pumpkin spice bath products.
Pumpkin spice SPAM
No, really. The canned cooked pork first made popular during World War II is now offering a limited edition pumpkin spice flavor. Introduced in 2019, the flavor "features a blend of seasonal spices including cinnamon, clove, allspice and nutmeg." Try at your own risk.
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A few classics
Pumpkin spice Oreos
In recent years Oreos have taken on a variety of flavors -- birthday cake, mint, even lemon (with a golden cookie of course.) The pumpkin spice flavor, a seasonal classic, is also made with golden wafer cookies and a pumpkin spice creme sandwiched in between.
Pumpkin spice lattes
Available at nationwide chains like Starbucks and Dunkin', along with a slew of other pumpkin infused espresso options, the Pumpkin Spice Latte is as prominent as ever. For those looking to save a little cash and make theirs at home, there are plenty of pumpkin spice coffee grounds, K-cups, and creamers available.
Pumpkin spice aromas
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This article originally appeared on USA TODAY: Pumpkin spice gone too far? The best (and strangest) products in 2022.