Fall Flavors Are the Best. Here’s How to Do Them Right.

Here’s how to celebrate the coziest season.

By Jennifer Tzeses

Updated on September 2, 2021

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The changing leaves, crisp sunny days, the heavenly scent of apple pie wafting through the air—fall brings on all the cozy feels. Now, more than any other time of the year, the season’s delicious pleasures delight bite after bite (and sip after sip). And, if we’re really being honest, no fall properly commences without that first glorious (albeit, gone-to-soon) Starbucks® Pumpkin Spice Flavored Coffee. To make the season of cinnamon, spice and everything nice just right, stock your cabinets, fill your oven, and get your coffee machine cued up with these classic fall tastes.

Enjoy Seasonal Treats in Coffee Form

Pie is divine, but it’s not the only way to savor fall’s harvest flavors. Starbucks® Fall At Home coffees deliver all the comfort of the season, in both K-Cup® Pods and bags of roast & ground coffee. Starbucks® Pumpkin Spice Flavored Coffee starts your season strong with a warm and balanced escape from the everyday with notes of pumpkin, cinnamon, and nutmeg that come together in a smooth blend. Curl up with a mug of Maple Pecan Flavored Coffee, which mingles notes of toasty pecans with sweet maple in a roasted mix of sweet satisfaction. Or enjoy the spirit of the season with Fall Blend, a hearty roast with spice notes that’ll warm you up for the day ahead. Whatever your flavor, when you don’t have to leave your cozy home to savor a heavenly sip, it’s that much more enjoyable — but be sure you grab these varieties before the season is over and they disappear from grocery shelves for another year!

Give Your S’mores Some Spice

Once the first sweater of the season comes out of hibernation, it’s your cue to light your first fire — which also means marshmallow roasting is officially underway. While the tried-and-true S’mores recipe never fails to satisfy, it’s even more irresistible with a fall twist. Instead of the obligatory chocolate bar, spread some pumpkin butter on your graham crackers before sandwiching in your marshmallow. You can also add hazelnut spread for a sweet kick.    

Up the Ante on Apple Cider

Apple cider is undoubtedly an official beverage of fall. Respect. But, with a couple of easy additions, it can become a star dessert in the making. In a generous mug, add a scoop of vanilla ice cream, pour apple cider over top, add whipped cream and a drizzle of caramel sauce—and voila, a creamy dose of deliciousness destined to be your go-to dessert through all the crisp nights ahead.

Dish Out A Decadent Dip 

Apple picking, pumpkin patch visits, flannel on flannel — fall has a lot of icons, but perhaps none as tasty as the caramel apple. While a crowd pleaser for kids and grownups alike, eating it requires a full-body bib. Instead of the classic iteration, serve a much easier-to-munch iteration by slicing your apples and enjoying caramel in dip form, zhuzhed up with dark chocolate chips or marshmallows, for a dessert that’s as easy as it is dreamy.

Grab Starbucks® Fall At Home coffees in bags of roast & ground or K-Cup® Pods at your nearest grocery store before they disappear for the year.

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