Taco Bell may have taken their beloved nacho fries off the menu this week (don’t worry, they’re coming back!), but Dunkin’ Donuts is here to fill the void. Well, sort of. The chain recently debuted “Donut Fries.” However they’re currently only available at a handful of their Boston-area locations.  Those stores include 265 Franklin Street, the restaurant at Logan Airport, and 588 Washington Street in Quincy. Those lucky New Englanders!

But what exactly is a “Donut Fry?” The name of the product is a bit misleading. These breakfast treats don’t actually contain any potatoes. They’re just cinnamon and sugar doughnuts molded into mini-sticks, made to resemble fries. I guess they’re like another regional delicacy—Irish potato candies in that they’re not made of their starchy namesake and are actually super sweet instead!

If you do make the trek all the way to Massachusetts, (and we don’t blame you if do—we’re total suckers for fast food road trips!), two bucks will get you five “fries.” (Ugh we feel stupid for calling them that!)

And while you’re there, you can also taste a bunch of other new products that are only being served in that test market. This includes gluten-free fudge brownies, pretzel bites, ham and cheese rollups, and waffle-bread chicken tenders. I guess this makes up for them removing nearly a dozen menu items earlier this year. They had to make room for all these new mash-ups.

While there’s no word on whether or not any of these products will be available nationwide, it’s definitely something to keep an eye on. In the meantime we’ll keep sipping on Girl Scout cookie lattes as we wait with baited Thin Mint breath.

Header image courtesy of Dunkin' Donuts.

Jessica is a former Associate Editor at Chowhound. Follow her on Twitter @volume_knob for updates on snacks and cats.
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