KANSAS CITY — 'Tis the season for treats that taste like the holidays, and restaurants are offering new sweets that evoke nostalgic seasonal flavors such as gingerbread cookies and hot cocoa.

Dunkin’ Donuts is debuting a duo of donuts inspired by traditional holiday cookies. The Frosted Sugar Cookie Donut features a frosted donut with cookie dough flavored filling topped with crumbled frosted sugar cookies. The Gingerbread Cookie Donut is a caramel frosted donut sprinkled with gingerbread cookie topping.

Sipping hot cocoa by the fire was the inspiration behind Dairy Queen’s new Blizzard. The Oreo Hot Cocoa Blizzard Treat features Oreo cookie pieces and cocoa fudge blended with vanilla soft serve.

Sonic Drive-in is mixing mint into its frozen treats for the holidays. The new Holiday Mint Master Shake and Holiday Mint Master Blast treats feature soft serve vanilla ice cream blended with mint flavor and Oreo cookie pieces al topped with whipped topping and more Oreo pieces.

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