Starbucks Teases Autumn with New Pumpkin Spice Cookie Straws

The smell of Pumpkin Spice is in the air… already.

By Ethan L. Johns
August 09, 2018

Image: Starbucks

Soon, with a warming global climate, the only indicator of autumn will be the moment when Starbucks brings back the PSL.

Well, friends, we’re here to say that the time is nigh.

In an exciting announcement on Thursday, Starbucks announced that its signature line of Pumpkin Spice retail products—along with two clutch additions—will be returning to shelves as early as next week.

In grocery and retail stores, pumpkin-loving coffee drinkers will spy two different sizes of bottled PSL, along with Pumpkin Spice-flavored ground coffee and instant coffee. The brand new Pumpkin Spice coffee K-cup pods join the Pumpkin Spice latte pods, which can be used in your Keurig machine.

Perhaps the most exciting addition, however, are the Pumpkin Spice cookie straws, which feature a rolled wafer cookie dipped in white chocolate and pumpkin spices. Looks like Starbucks has found the perfect solution to its plastic straw dilemma.

Starbucks has not yet released information on the coming of the freshly-made Pumpkin Spice Latte, so keep an eye out for that toward the end of the month. In the meantime, we’ll be using PSL straws with everything we drink.

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About Ethan L. Johns

Ethan is the Food News Writer at Genius Kitchen. An expert on the Parisian bistrot, he likes bitters and salted butters, and is no fan of dessert unless it's made with fruit. His hobbies include reading up on the history of borscht and attempting to roll perfect couscous by hand. Twits & Instagram @EthanLJohns