Halloween may be candy time, but restaurants are whipping up sweet and savory treats.
Here are nine Halloween-themed menu items consumers can find at popular food chains nationwide if testing holiday meals is a personal priority.
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Applebee Grill + Bar
Applebee’s $6 Spooky Sips are back in time for Halloween. Customers can choose from two full-sized cocktails, including the Tipsy Zombie, a rum, passion fruit, pineapple, cherry, lime and melon liqueur mixed drink that has a brain gummy, and Dracula’s Juice, a frozen berry, tequila and rum. beverage.
Both cocktails will be available at participating establishments for a limited time while supplies last.
Baskin-Robbins has two new Halloween-themed treats available for customers. There’s Spicy ‘n Spooky, a “white chocolate ghost chili,” and dark chocolate ice cream with spiced blood orange flakes.
There’s also Trixie the Ghost Cake, a customizable candy-filled ice cream cake that can be made with Snickers or Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups while the outside features decorative frosting, fudge, melting dark chocolate in the shape of a ghost.
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Burger King is offering a limited-edition Ghost Pepper Whopper to its Royal Perks members who order the sandwich on the BK app from Monday, October 17 through Monday, October 31. The burger features a flame-grilled beef patty, spicy queso, crispy jalapeños, bacon, ghost pepper cheese on an orange and black sesame seed toast.
Burger King’s offering will be available nationwide.
Carvel shakes up Halloween with candy-filled sundaes, milkshakes, soft serve ice cream, scoops of ice cream and flying saucers made from Reese’s and Kit Kat.
Customers have eight options to choose from at participating Carvel stores for a limited time.
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Creamery with cold stones
Cold Stone Creamery has brought its Boo Batter ice cream back for Halloween nationwide. The black-colored ice cream is made of Oreo cookies, Kit Kat pieces and M&M’s, which can be put in an orange waffle cone or bowl.
Customers have until October 31 to get their spooky portion.
Dunkin’ is supplying its customers with a Halloween-themed line with four options – two of which are donuts and two are frozen drinks.
Customers can choose between a Pumpkin-Shaped Dunk-o-Lantern Donut with Vanilla Buttercream Topping and Orange Glaze or a Specialty Spider Donut with Orange Glaze and Munchkin Center chocolate ice cream.
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Beverage customers can choose between an espresso-filled Peanut Butter Macchiato and a Dunkin’ Fruit Refresher made with blood orange.
IHOP’s Scary Face Halloween Pancakes have been brought back for customers who want to enjoy a festive breakfast.
The limited-time menu item features a fluffy seven-inch buttermilk pancake that has been topped with a whipped cream face, two miniature Oreo Cookie eyes, a glazed strawberry nose and candy corn teeth .
Insomnia Cookies offers a limited-edition Late Night Frights range that features six options for customers to choose from.
Cookie options include a Double Trouble cookie made with Hershey’s Cocoa and Milk Chocolate Chips and Reese’s Chunks; a deluxe treat bag cookie made with Hershey’s Mini Kisses, Heath Toffee Bits and Kit Kat bits; and a Glampire Big Dipper which has four miniature cookies with a red velvet cookie butter dip.
Insomnia’s cookie-free options include a Glampire-loaded brownie made with chocolate chips, a red velvet filling, and sprinkles; a red velvet-flavored Glampire cookie butter that has mixed nuggets; and a Nightmare Weaver Cookie Butter Bomb made with purple-hued ice cream, red velvet cookie butter, and sprinkles.
Krispy Kreme offers a Halloween-themed Haunted House collection that features four sweet options.
There’s a Spooky Spider Donut with chocolate icing, cookie bits, and a sugar spider chunk; a Scaredy Cat Donut which contains purple frosting, green buttercream, chocolate frosting, and a piece of chocolate cat; a Boo Batter donut which contains cake batter, green frosting, sugar sprinkles, buttercream, and a ghost lump of sugar; and a neon orange dusted donut with sugar glaze, orange glaze and sprinkles.
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Customers have until October 31 to get their Halloween donut at a participating Krispy Kreme store.