Halloween-themed treats are trending.
Sonic is serving new Trick or Treat Blasts, featuring a combination of three candy mix-ins.
The Vanilla Trick or Treat Blast features vanilla ice cream blended with M&M’s Minis, Snickers bar pieces and Oreo cookie pieces.
The Chocolate Trick or Treat Blast features vanilla ice cream blended with chocolate syrup and made with M&M’s Minis, Snickers bar pieces and Oreo cookie pieces.
Krispy Kreme is offering a new batch of Halloween-themed donuts called Scary Sweet Monster Doughnuts.
The Frank Monster Doughnut is filled with original Kreme, dipped in green icing and decorated like a monster with icing, sprinkles and pretzel piece bolts.
The Drake Monster Doughnut features raspberry filling and is dipped in light purple icing then decorated like a monster with icing and sugar piece eyes.
The Wolfie Monster Doughnut is an original glazed donut dipped in chocolate icing and decorated like a werewolf with chocolate Kreme, a sugar piece face and cinnamon sugar cereal ears.
Carvel is introducing the Hocus Pocus Shake, featuring vanilla soft serve mixed with Oreo cookie pieces topped with whipped cream and black, orange, purple and green Halloween sprinkles. The shake is served in a 31 Nights of Halloween X Hocus Pocus cup to celebrate Freeform’s “31 Nights of Halloween” movie lineup and the Disney film “Hocus Pocus.”
Taco Bell’s new Dragon Fruit Freeze is a dragon fruit iced slush swirled with dragon fruit-flavored syrup.
Carl’s Jr. and Hardee’s restaurants are introducing the Prime Rib Menu, featuring a burger, biscuit and burrito.
The Prime Rib & Cheddar Angus Thickburger includes a third-lb black Angus beef patty, sliced prime rib, cheddar sauce and caramelized onions on a toasted bun.
The Prime Rib & Fried Egg Biscuit consist of sliced prime rib, Swiss cheese and a cracked fried egg on a buttermilk biscuit.
The Prime Rib Burrito includes sliced prime rib, eggs, salsa and shredded cheese wrapped in a warm flour tortilla.
Smoothie King is serving the new Vegan Mixed Berry Smoothie, a meal replacement plant-based blend. The smoothie is made with Califia Farms oat milk, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, banana, Super Grains Enhancer, Sunwarrior organic plant-based protein, apple blueberry juice blend and pear juice blend. The beverage contains 13 grams of protein and half the recommended daily fiber in a 20-oz serving.
TGI Fridays has partnered with Beyond Meat to debut three new menu items featuring Beyond Chili, which comprises the plant-based meat alternative blended with a mix of cheeses and green onion.
The Beyond Chili Loaded Potato Skins are potato skins topped with Beyond Chili, cheddar cheese, jalapeños, green onions and ranch sour cream.
The Beyond Chili Ballpark Nachos include Beyond Chili, melted cheeses, pico de gallo, jalapeños, cilantro and ranch sour cream on a bed of tortilla chips.
The Beyond Chili Cheeseburger features a grilled Beyond Meat patty, Beyond Chili, tortilla strips, a cheese blend, pico de gallo and sour cream served on a challah bun.
New from Fazoli’s is Wingville, a line of fried Chicken Wings available tossed in a choice of sauces: mild, medium, hot, honey barbecue, hot honey barbecue, Parmesan garlic or Asian chili sauce.
Cold Stone Creamery has collaborated with Nintendo to offer a new ice cream treat and shake to celebrate the Super Mario Bros, 35th anniversary.
Mario’s Super Birthday Blast Creation features cake batter ice cream with yellow cake pieces, bright blue frosting and star sprinkles.
Mario’s Super Star Shake blends cake batter ice cream with bright blue frosting and is finished with whipped topping and star sprinkles.
Two new spicy sandwiches have landed on the Whataburger menu.
The Hatch Green Chili Bacon Burger features two all-beef patties topped with Hatch green chiles, bacon, American cheese, Monterey Jack cheese and mayo on a five-inch toasted bun.
The Spicy Chicken Sandwich includes a marinated crispy chicken filet topped with lettuce, tomatoes, pickles and mayo on a toasted four-inch bun.
Buffalo Wild Wings is adding four new wing sauce flavors.
The Orange Chicken Wing Sauce features a sweet citrus orange flavor with a hint of cayenne peppers and soy.
The Lemon Pepper Chicken Wing Sauce features lemon, black pepper and butter.
The Carolina Reaper Chicken Wing Sauce features Carolina Reaper peppers blended with hot sauce, vinegar, red bell pepper and onion.
The Pizza Sauce Chicken Wing Sauce consists of garlic Parmesan sauce dusted with tomato powder and basil.
Bojangles is bolstering its barbecue offerings with new Carolina-Style Pulled Pork BBQ. The hickory smoked meat may be ordered on a sandwich, with a biscuit and two sides or in a tub as an add-on to another meal.
The new Harvest Veggie Burger from Culver’s features a burger patty made from roasted corn, portabella mushrooms, red and green bell peppers, spinach, chickpeas, grains and Wisconsin cheeses. The burger also includes lettuce, tomatoes, pickles, onions and mayo all served on a lightly buttered and toasted Kaiser bun.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is debuting Brisket Chili, made with hickory-smoked chopped brisket, spices, jalapeño beans and tomatoes. The chili may be ordered as a side item or as a savory topper on a baked potato or Frito pie.
Dippin’ Dots is debuting a new flavor of its flash frozen beaded ice cream: Frooty Cereal. The bright pink ice cream treat features the flavors of milk and fruity cereal.
Your Pie is rolling out its new Craft Series lineup, featuring a new pizza, pasta, cheese sticks and gelato.
The Hot Honey Pepperoni Pizza is a 10-inch pie with marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, pepperoni, sweet peppadew peppers, pickled jalapeños, feta, chopped basil and a drizzle of Mike’s Hot Honey.
The Sweet Heat Pepper Pasta is a baked pasta entree featuring penne pasta, marinara sauce, sweet peppadew peppers, pepperoni, pickled jalapeños, melted mozzarella cheese, feta, chopped basil and Mike’s Hot Honey.
The Kickin Pepperoni Sticks are cheese sticks topped with pepperoni, pickled jalapeños and mozzarella drizzled with Mike’s Hot Honey.
The Almond Berry Crisp Gelato is a plant-based and vegan gelato featuring strawberries blended with oat milk and roasted almonds.