The Starbucks Fall Menu Is Out—and We Taste Tested Every Pumpkin Spice Item

It's time for all things pumpkin.

Yes, we loved the Starbucks summer menu, but it’s September—and we’re ready for pumpkin. Starbucks just kicked off fall with the return of the PSL and a handful of other pumpkin-packed treats. The Starbucks fall menu is back!

Every Starbucks Fall Menu Item, Reviewed

Taste of Home producer Linda Cheung ordered everything on the fall menu—here’s what she thought.

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Starbucks has perfected the Pumpkin Spice Latte game. This fall classic has the right amount of pumpkin flavor and the perfect amount of sweetness for people that enjoy a sweet latte that still has that slight aftertaste of espresso.

Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew

The pumpkin cream on top is so good I could drink it by itself! This drink is the least sweet and most coffee-forward of the three fall drinks (and it’s my personal favorite). The pumpkin cream is light on pumpkin spice flavor and has more of a vanilla taste.

Apple Crisp Oatmilk Macchiato

This macchiato is sweet, creamy, and honestly tastes like an apple pie a la mode! I would recommend it to those who aren’t a big fan of pumpkin but still want a taste of the fall season.

Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffin

This is my personal favorite of the three pastries. The dollop of cream cheese in the middle is a nice addition that complements the pumpkin flavor so well. The crunch of the pumpkin seeds also gives the muffin a great texture.

Pumpkin Scone

Delicious! And the scone itself tastes similar to Starbucks pumpkin bread, just in scone form. There is a nice icing-to-scone ratio, and the icing isn’t too sweet.

Owl Cake Pop

The sweetest out of the three bakery items, this cake pop has vanilla cake batter on the inside and a chocolate coating (the purple of the owl). The texture is chewy and decor is cute, so this is a fun treat for the kids.

When Is Pumpkin Spice Coming Back to Starbucks?

Fall starbucks drinks; pumpkin spice latte; apple crisp MacchiatoCourtesy Starbucks (2)

Starbucks rolled out all of our seasonal faves on August 30, 2022.

Move over, Jack Skellington, because this year, Starbucks is the Pumpkin King!

Like all good things, the Starbucks fall menu won’t be around long. Now is the time to put on a scary movie, sit back and indulge. And if you want to even more pumpkin goodness, grab a fall-themed drink from the Starbucks secret menu. Don’t forget to check out the Dunkin’ fall lineup too!

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Laurie Dixon
Having a passion for writing her whole life, Laurie joined the Taste of Home team to bring together her two favorite things—creative writing and food. She spends most of her time playing with her dog, drafting up short stories and, of course, trying out new recipes.