The Limited Edition Frosted Pumpkin Pie Pop-Tarts are one of the few Pop-Tarts flavors that make sense, unlike any Pop-Tarts flavor that include the words “creme” or “milkshake.”
The Pop-Tarts’ crust represents the crust of the pie. The orange pumpkin filling represents the pumpkin in the pie. The white frosting represents the whipped cream dollop on top of the pie. And the fall-colored sprinkles represent excessive Thanksgiving feasting. Because just like getting up for a third helping of turkey and gravy, they’re completely unnecessary and probably aren’t good for you.
Seriously, I’ve never seen anyone put sprinkles on a pumpkin pie’s whipped cream dollop. Sprinkles over the frosting on top of a cupcake…yes. Sprinkles on top of a banana split…yes. Sprinkles dumped into my mouth so I can spit out rainbows…yes. Sprinkles to represent clown pubic hair stubble on a whipped cream bikini bottom…yes. But never on top of whipped cream on a pumpkin pie.
Despite the use of sprinkles, Kellogg’s was able to produce a Pop-Tarts filling that tastes like pumpkin pie, thanks to the use of pumpkin, cinnamon, high fructose corn syrup and, possibly, Black Magic. To be honest, it’s really scary they were able to do so, since most Pop-Tarts don’t really taste like the flavor they’re attempting to emulate.
But I guess that’s just the power of Black Magic.
Because of its familiar pumpkin pie flavor, I have to say I enjoyed the Limited Edition Frosted Pumpkin Pie Pop-Tarts, and they’re definitely somewhere on my Top 10 List of Favorite Pop-Tarts Flavors. It’s too bad they’re a limited edition, but I hope they bring them back next Fall — without the unnecessary sprinkles.
But if you do happen to get your hands on a box or two of the Limited Edition Frosted Pumpkin Pie Pop-Tarts, might I suggest sharing them with friends, just like the Pilgrims and Wampanoag Indians shared fowl, beans, nuts and communicable diseases during the first Thanksgiving.
(Nutrition Facts – 1 pastry/50 grams – 200 calories, 45 grams from fat, 5 grams of fat, 1.5 grams of saturated fat, 0 grams of trans fat, 2 grams of polyunsaturated fat, 1 gram of monounsaturated fat, 0 milligrams of cholesterol, 170 milligrams of sodium, 35 grams of carbohydrates, less that 1 gram of fiber, 16 grams of sugar, 2 grams of protein and a bunch of vitamins and minerals.)
Item: Limited Edition Frosted Pumpkin Pie Pop-Tarts
Size: 12 pastries
Purchased at: Giant Eagle
Rating: 7 out of 10
Pros: Pop-Tarts filling tastes like pumpkin pie. One of my top 10 favorite Pop-Tarts. Using Black Magic to create Pop-Tarts. One of the few Pop-Tarts that tastes like what its emulating. Decent source of vitamins and minerals. Comes in a 12 count box. Spitting out rainbows.
Cons: Sprinkles were unnecessary. High fructose corn syrup. Limited edition flavor. Hard to find. Using Black Magic for evil. Communicable diseases. A third helping of Thanksgiving dinner. Clown pubic hair stubble.
24 thoughts to “REVIEW: Limited Edition Frosted Pumpkin Pie Pop-Tarts”
I used to really like the S’mores Pop Tarts. These sound equally delicious.
I like S’mores Pop-Tarts too. They are also in my Top 10 list. Although I will admit I haven’t had them in awhile because Kellogg’s doesn’t give me a chance since they seem to release a new flavor every other month.
the pumpkin pie pop tart is awesome.
The Japanese need to start importing Pop-Tarts. I don’t even like them and I’d have one of these.
I don’t know if you want that to happen. Unless you want fatter Japanese people.
That is crazy with the sprinkles…don’t almost all their poptarts contain sprinkles? I have looked for these too because I wanted to purchase them and send them to my hubby who is overseas in a poptart less land. 🙁
Because they were limited edition, I didn’t expect to find them here on this rock in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, so I had to have Roddy mail me some. I hope you’re able to find them on that huge continent that separates the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.
wait. i thought you resided somewhere in hawaii?
since when did hawaii get a giant eagle?!?!
obviously i’m from pittsburgh where iggles are, unfortunately, around every corner. next, you’re going to tell me that you also have getgo (gecko).
what is this madness?
Hawaii definitely doesn’t have a Giant Eagle, but because they definitely have these Pop-Tarts I wish we have one here. Because I knew these Pop-Tarts would be hard to find, I had to ask someone to mail them to me from the mainland.
Thanks for the shout out Marvo.
How many ways have you tried them? I think these are actually one of the varieties that are best served warm, it brings out the pumpkin pie spices from the filling.
I’ve tried them all five ways. Straight out of the foil packaging, toasted, frozen, with a goat on a boat, and under a rainbow.
“Clown pubic hair stubble?” Marvo, you must hang out with some skanky-ass strippers in your down time.
Speaking of hair, I want a new pic of your grown out afro.
I’m very close to cutting it. But I might do a video podcast with the longer locks. Maybe I should review a hair product. Or getting my head waxed.
Clown Pubic Hair Stubble might make a good band name.
They would be like a crappier version of Insane Clown Posse.
That’s a pretty tall order.
Are these new for this year? It’s such a good idea that they should have been around for years. I’ll have to pick some up, try one, then give the rest away because eating Poptarts makes me feel like a bad person.
I believe they are brand new. And I totally agree that they should have been around for years. Maybe they’ll bring them back next holiday season. Or maybe I’ll buy up every single box across the country so I’ll feel like they’re available year round.
I don’t even know you but since you mentioned these a couple weeks back – or some link you posted got me there, I look for these every time I go to any grocery store in MN. Maybe Kellogg’s is getting frustrated with General Mills (local). Can your friend mail ME some, too? I like sprinkles.
If you’re really desperate, you should try eBay.
The Mexican film “Under The Same Moon” contains a scene where the little hero’s impoverished single mother eats a Pop Tart slathered with hot chilis for breakfast. Flavor suggestiones?
Damit now I have to go to the store. I love these. I’m stocking up if I find them
I like these at first, but I noticed a bit of an acid-y taste to them after a few minutes if I’m eating both pastries. I mentioned this to my grandma, and she said she noticed that too. Thoughts?
they’re back and as delsih as ever!
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