Before you even contemplate making this recipe, please keep in mind that the chocolate mentioned is the thick, gooey Spanish hot chocolate that many people know and love and NOT the wet hot cocoa drink which is also good but not stable in this mug! If you pour cocoa into this mug I'm sure it might still be good, but it will get super soggy quick and it won't hold.
I have to confess, I'm a little wary of the Krispy Kreme Halloween special after they discontinued their pirate day special this year. It was a family tradition we looked forward to every year and we were even dressed up before we found out that it wasn't happening. Hmm...
Last week we celebrated the coveted pumpkin pie spice, but this week I've started seeing pumpkin PIE flavor popping up! It's a lot like pumpkin spice, of course, but it is a sweeter flavor. It's also a more accessible flavor since more people like pumpkin pie and not everyone likes pumpkin spice. Ask anyone which they prefer and the pie is often selected.
Cinnamon, allspice, ginger, nutmeg and cloves... together they make up one of the most highly coveted flavors of the year: Pumpkin spice! There is pumpkin spice all over the country right now and here is a rundown on many of the treats you may want to nab while it's in season.
Great American Cookies have pumpkin spice cookies.
Cheerios has pumpkin spice cereal.
There are pumpkin pie M&Ms.