5 Pumpkin Spice Treats for Under $5 We’re Already Obsessed With in August
It’s almost fall. You can smell it in the air. It’s the unmistakable aroma of pumpkin spice, well, everything.
If you’re the type who has been twitching uncontrollably in anticipation of pumpkin spice lattes or frantically scanning the craft beer aisle for your yearly fix of Southern Tier’s Pumking Imperial Ale, this fall will not disappoint. There are new pumpkin spice products every year, and some of them are very affordable.
Not only can you live a life full of pumpkin spice everything, but you can load up your pantry to start every morning with your favorite flavor without overspending on froufrou coffeehouse drinks. Here are five awesome items to start your day the pumpkin spice way that cost less than $5 each.
1. International Delight Pumpkin Pie Spice Creamer
Who are we kidding? Coffee has to be first, right? International Delights Pumpkin Pie Spice Creamer can turn your standard cup of brew-at-home coffee into a delicious, fall-flavored beverage. It’s the perfect way to kick off your day.
I found a 24-count box of individual serving creamers at Walmart for just $2.38. That’s just 12 cents per serving. Go ahead. Get crazy and put two in your mug, and feel the pumpkin buzz.
2. Pumpkin Spice Cheerios
You’ve been eating Cheerios since you were a baby. That’s almost guaranteed. Now, your go-to breakfast cereal has jumped on the pumpkin spice bandwagon.
3. Yoplait Light Pumpkin Pie Yogurt
A small cup of yogurt is a great addition to your morning routine. It’s light, creamy and now packed with your favorite flavor.
You can usually find Yoplait yogurts for under $1 at your favorite grocer, so Yoplait Light Pumpkin Pie Yogurt is an affordable fit to your pumpkin spice breakfast buffet.
4. Belvita Pumpkin Spice Breakfast Biscuits
Whole grains, fiber, “4-hours of continuous energy” plus a new pumpkin spice flavor? What’s not to love?
Belvita Breakfast Biscuits are an easy-to-eat breakfast option you can throw in a purse or a pocket on your way out the door. At just $2.38 for a box of five, you can afford to stock up and snack pumpkin-style all winter long.
5. Pepperidge Farm Pumpkin Spice Milano Cookies
Cookies for breakfast? Umm, yeah. Why not? You deserve a treat before noon, and Pepperidge Farm’s Milano cookies are an old favorite.
Now Pepperidge Farm has upped the ante and made them pumpkin spice. According to its website, the cookies are “the perfect balance of crisp cookies and rich, luxurious chocolate for a truly indulgent treat.”
Cookies, chocolate and pumpkin spice? Mind blown.
And at $2.98 for a 7-ounce bag, you won’t need to share.
Get ‘Em While You Can
Most of these pumpkin spice treats are only available for a limited time, so stock up while you can. You’ll be munching on your favorite flavor long after the final leaf falls.
Tyler Omoth is a senior writer at The Penny Hoarder who loves soaking up the sun and finding creative ways to help others. He secretly believes that pumpkin spice is the perfect way to ruin anything. Catch him on Twitter at @Tyomoth.