Fans of Burger King’s Cheesy Tots will be happy to know that they are back on the menu for a limited time only. Cheesy Tots were first introduced in 2013 (read our review) and brought back last fall for a limited time run. Cheesy Tots feature a warm potatoes and melted cheese on the inside with a crispy outer shell. They’re also now available as a breakfast menu option. Available at participating BK locations at a recommended price of $1.99 for the 8-piece order.
It’s mid-August, but the jumpstart to fall menu items at Dunkin’ Donuts is fast approaching. There’s a bunch of returning favorites like pumpkin flavored coffees and lattes, the Pumpkin Donut, Pumpkin Munchkins, and the Pumpkin Muffin . As for the newcomers, the featured flavor is maple. Here’s what’s new:
The new and returning fall menu items will be arriving at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants no later than August 28th for a limited time only.
On Thursday, August 31st, Taco Bell will be releasing the new Naked Egg Taco. The Naked Egg Taco features a fried egg for a shell, crispy potatoes, cheese and your choice of bacon or sausage. Available for a limited time for a suggested price of $1.99 or as a combo with coffee or a medium drink and 2 Cinnabon Delights or a hash brown for $3.99. If you don’t care for a fried egg for a shell, the Naked Egg Taco is also available “dressed” in a Gordita Flatbread.
Chick-fil-A’s Breakfast Burrito (review) has been replaced. In its place, another breakfast burrito. Introducing the new Hashbrown Scramble Breakfast Burrito from Chick-fil-A. The new burrito features Hash Browns, scrambled eggs, a Monterey Jack and cheddar cheese blend and your choice of either sliced Chick-fil-A Nuggets (review) or sausage and served with Jalapeño Salsa. If you don’t care to have it wrapped up in a burrito, you also have the option to go with the new Hashbrown Scramble Breakfast Bowl. The Hash Brown Scramble Bowl has 450 calories and 30 grams of protein when made with nuggets. The bowl and burrito start at $3.49. The new breakfast burrito and bowl are the first new additions to the Chick-fil-A breakfast menu since the launch of the Egg White Grill Breakfast Sandwich from last summer.
Krispy Kreme’s Original Glazed Doughnuts are getting a chocolate glaze for a very limited time only. During Hot Light hours on Saturday August 19th, and Sunday August 20th, participating KK locations will be offering the chocolate glaze to coincide with the solar eclipse happening on Monday, August 21st. The Chocolate Glazed Doughnuts will be available all day on the 21st.
Panda Express has brought back its Honey Sesame Chicken Breast for a limited time only. Honey Sesame Chicken Breast was first introduced in 2013 and features thin, crispy strips of all-white meat chicken tossed with string beans, yellow bell peppers in a sizzling hot wok with honey sauce and topped off with sesame seeds. Nutrition info for a 5.3 oz serving: 420 calories, 22 grams of fat, 480 milligrams of sodium, 40 grams of carbs, 19 grams of sugar, 16 grams of protein.
Back in April we brought you news of Jack in the Box offering new Munchie Mash-Ups at select locations and four months later, Munchie Mash-Ups are getting a wide release. There are three Munchie Mash-Ups to choose from and they’re basically all smothered hashbrowns: H’Angry Chicken Hash, Wakey Bakey Hash, and Jack’d Jalapeño Hash. Available all day for $3 each.
Also new to the Jack in the Box menu is the Birthday Cake Shake. Available for a limited time only.
Every day is your birthday with the new Birthday Cake Shake. Made with real ice cream, birthday cake syrup, and lots of sprinkles, one spoonful of this tasty treat will make you sing “Happy Birthday” on repeat.
The regular size will set you back 860 calories, 44 grams of fat, 109 grams of carbs, 94 grams of sugar, and 11 grams of protein.
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Krispy Kreme and Reese’s Peanut Butter have combined to bring us the new Reese’s Peanut Butter Doughnut. The new doughnut is filled with a Reese’s Peanut Butter Kreme, dipped in chocolate icing and topped with a chocolate and peanut butter drizzle, and Reese’s Mini Peanut Butter chips and peanuts. Available for a limited time only at participating Krispy Kreme locations.
The latest at Popeyes aims to balance sweet and heat with new Hot Honey Crunch Tenders. Get three handcrafted Hot Honey Crunch Tenders drizzled in Red Hot Honey sauce plus a side, biscuit and more Red Hot Honey sauce for dipping for $5.
On the dessert side of things, the “new” Raspberry ‘n Cream Cheese Pie will be available for a limited time. It was also labeled as “new” in 2014
The August Flavor of the Month at Baskin-Robbins is new OREO Cheesecake. This limited-time only new flavor features OREO cookie and cheesecake pieces with a chocolate cookie crumb ribbon in a cheesecake-flavored ice cream. Available in a cup, cone, milkshake or layered sundae.