Every fall pumpkin spice descends upon the public like a nutmeg-scented dust bowl. Some consider it best to steer clear of these products, but when companies start making things like Pumpkin Spice Salsa, we consider the gauntlet thrown.
Eater gathered up 16 pumpkin spice foods and put them to the test in a tournament-style showdown. It took two food experts, a self-avowed pumpkin spice fanatic, and an artificial flavoring skeptic to figure out the best seasonal specialty. Some foods were surprising, some foods were disgusting, and everyone was left with a lingering taste of cinnamon.
Watch the video above to see how it all played out, and check of the final rankings below.