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Though we can’t help but love pumpkin spice-flavored everything, all pumpkin spice products are not equal. With this deal that Krispy Kreme is currently offering, it’s clear that the company gets it.
For a limited time, you can get one of Krispy Kreme’s pumpkin spice doughnuts for free and you can choose from the classic pumpkin spice glazed doughnut or try their new pumpkin spice filled doughnut, packed with cheesecake Kreme.
There’s just one catch: To get this awesome deal, you have to take in another disappointing pumpkin spice product you’ve purchased to your local Krispy Kreme location.
For example, perhaps you could turn in the meh pumpkin pie Pop-Tarts that you bought on a whim from Target. (Not that I would personally know anything about such an impulsive buy that’s now collecting dust in my kitchen pantry.)
When you hand over your sad pumpkin product to the Krispy Kreme cashier, you’ll get a gratis pumpkin spice glazed or filled doughnut in return — one per customer. (Truth be told, you’ll probably get a coffee while you’re at it because it’s a perfect pairing, so this might not be an entirely free trip to Krispy Kreme.)
Krispy Kreme is calling this promotion its Pumpkin Spice Purchase Protection. As it wrote on Twitter about the deal, “Bad pumpkin spice products shouldn’t happen to good people:”
— Krispy Kreme (@krispykreme) September 2, 2019
This delicious deal only runs through Sept. 8, so you need to move quickly if you want to enjoy your free fall-flavored doughnut.
The new pumpkin spice filled doughnut is already getting major love on social media, with Krispy Kreme fans touting the delicious treat’s bona fides:
— DamonWanKenobi (@damonwankenobi) September 3, 2019
Twitter user @livAdms asked Krispy Kreme why these beauties are only available for one week out of the whole year.
— Livia Adams (@livAdms) September 2, 2019
While it is not part of the Pumpkin Spice Purchase Protection promotion, if you are still in the mood for all things pumpkin, you can try the pumpkin spice cake doughnut. This lightly glazed doughnut is the perfect way to get in the mood for autumn.
Do you have a bad pumpkin spice product to turn in? Now’s your chance for redemption!