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    16 Pumpkin Spice Items That Flew A Liiiiiittle Too Close To The Sun

    Uncertain whether pumpkin spice spam or pumpkin spice cup noodles scare me more, tbh.

    1. Pumpkin Spice Spam

    Pumpkin Spice Spam
    Walmart /

    Listen, I like Spam. I can get behind flavored Spam. But pumpkin spice Spam?? That doesn't sit right with me.

    2. Pumpkin Spice Cheese

    Pumpkin spice gouda cheese
    u/froggiechick / Reddit / Via

    Okay, I'm kinda open to this one. This could maybe be good. But it could also be too spice-heavy and incredibly awful and...I don't wanna think about it anymore.

    3. Pumpkin Spice Dog Treats

    Pumpkin spice greenies dental treats for dogs
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    Genuine question — do dogs even like pumpkin spice? 

    4. Bud Light Pumpkin Spice Seltzer

    Bud Light pumpkin spice seltzer
    Hannah Dobrogosz / BuzzFeed

    I'm like 50% intrigued and 50% mildly horrified by this. If you're also feeling curious (which, honestly, you should be), our very own Hannah Dobrogosz taste-tested this seltzer so you don't have to. Read all about it here.

    5. Pumpkin Spice Cup Noodles

    6. Pumpkin Spice Salsa

    Pumpkin spice mild salsa
    Madstone Gourmet /

    I'm not mad about the idea of pumpkin salsa. Spicy pumpkin salsa actually sounds really good. Pumpkin SPICE salsa? I'm gonna have to pass.

    7. Pumpkin Spice Kale Chips

    Organic pumpkin spice kale chips, paired with pumpkin spice kombucha
    Sprouts Farmers Market /

    Sweet kale chips in general don't sound super appetizing to me. But pumpkin spice kale chips?? We truly have strayed too far from the light.

    8. Pumpkin Spice Kombucha

    Organic pumpkin spice kale chips, paired with pumpkin spice kombucha
    Sprouts Farmers Market /

    We really don't have to pumpkin spice ~everything~, y'all. 

    9. Pumpkin Spice Scented Boxer Briefs

    scary jack-o-lantern-patterned pumpkin spice scented boxer briefs
    American Eagle /

    I have so many questions, and I'm really not sure I want any of the answers. These boxer briefs have a scratch-and-sniff jack-o'-lantern graphic on the bottom right corner that — you guessed it — smells like pumpkin spice.

    10. Pumpkin Spice Hummus

    Trader Joe's pumpkin spice hummus
    Angelica Martinez / BuzzFeed

    I actually tried this hummus  — and every other pumpkin spice item available at Trader Joe's — and thought it was alright. But does it need to exist? Is it better than regular hummus? Personally, I don't think so.

    11. Pumpkin Spice Salad

    Pumpkin Spice Salad with spring mix, turkey, raisins, pepitas, dates, and a pumpkin spice vinagrette
    Ready Pac Foods /

    This salad doesn't sound all bad, honestly. I can dig the toppings, but I'm not completely sold on the idea of a pumpkin spice vinaigrette when we could have...literally anything else. 

    12. Pumpkin Spice Pasta Sauce

    We’re not ready for pumpkin spice spaghetti

    Twitter: @deloisivete

    Again, can totally get behind pumpkin pasta sauce. Pumpkin and certain spices would be really good. Pumpkin spice spices, though? Ehhhhh.

    13. Pumpkin Spice Candy Corn

    Pumpkin Spice flavored Candy Corn
    The Ferrero Group /

    Controversial opinion, but I think candy corn on its own is...not good. I'm not sure the fix here was to add pumpkin spice to it. 

    14. Pumpkin Spice Glazed Turkey Breast

    Turkey breast coated in a pumpkin spice glaze
    The Honey Baked Ham Company /

    Again, I think this could be kinda good. But I am also not entirely convinced that it should exist. 

    15. Pumpkin Spice Cough Drops

    These CVS pumpkin spice cough drops are the best thing to happen to me all week! Can't wait for my next cold to be super festive 🎃

    Twitter: @KyleeScales

    Another brilliant example of "did this really need to exist?"

    16. And finally, Pumpkin Spice Salmon

    Pumpkin spice seasoned atlantic salmon
    u/PessimisticSky / Reddit / Via

    Alright, this is the one that broke me. I don't have words for this. Why???

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