There Is a New Ho Hos Flavor For the First Time Ever (and It’s Super Christmas-y)

11/03/2015 at 02:11 PM ET


Sorry, pumpkin spice. Your moment is over.

Peppermint chocolate season is officially upon us, which is no better evidenced than by Hostess unveiling their first new Ho Hos flavor since 1967: peppermint.

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So far, the ho ho ho Ho Hos have been spotted only in Walmarts, where they are sold exclusively. Hostess is going all-out with holiday season flavors this year, offering a new product called Merry Minty Holiday Cakes. For snack-lovers who were simply biding their time until Peppermint/Christmas/Red Cup season, your moment has arrived.

(Sorry, Thanksgiving. We feel awful that society goes straight from Halloween to Christmas.)

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To be precise, the holiday season officially began on Sunday, when Starbucks switched over to their iconic red cups, which are, of course, best filled eggnog, gingerbread and peppermint mocha lattes. M&Ms, too, has unveiled their holiday offerings: a new peppermint white chocolate flavor.

Excuse us while we listen to Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas Is You” on loop for the next three months. And binge on Peppermint Ho Hos, obviously.

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—Maria Yagoda, @mariayagoda

FILED UNDER: Cake , Dessert , Food , Food News , Holidays

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Heather on

God bless Hostess.

Susan on

I hope they bring back the gingerbread spice mini donuts too!

ken on

well i guess i wont be getting any of these because i do not support Wal-mart i dont go there at all so sorry hostess but your not getting my business

Diane on

Too bad they will only be at Walmart. I would have loved to try these, but choose not to shop where profit is put above people.

Stephanie on

They have the peppermint ho hos at Dollar General too.

Taliesin on

Not exclusively at Walmart. I bought some yesterday at Dollar General.

Suzanne on

Found at Target.

Tilda Chionchio on

opzioni binarie weekend

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