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Coming Friday: Reese's meets Krispy Kreme

Coming Friday: Reese's meets Krispy Kreme
Posted at 9:49 PM, Aug 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-08-03 04:00:42-04

(RNN) - First, chocolate met peanut butter and an instant classic was born.

Starting Friday, and sadly for a limited time only, the Reese's Peanut Butter Cup meets Krispy Kreme to create a puffed pastry combo for the ages: The Reese's Peanut Butter Doughnut.

According to Krispy Kreme, it's a glazed doughnut filled with peanut butter cream, dipped in milk chocolate icing, topped with a sprinkling of a blend of peanuts and Reese's mini chips, and finished with a drizzle of chocolate and peanut butter.

Sigh.

“Similar to our hot, fresh doughnuts, the matchmaking of chocolate and peanut butter is a delicious combination that consumers have enjoyed for generations,” Chief Marketing Officer Jackie Woodward said in a statement.  

The doughnut premiered in Australia in 2016. Now it's our turn. Could this merger bring about a craze to rival that of the Cronut? Time will tell.

To check out the mouth-watering lineup on the doughnut legend's roster - including the similarly limited Oreo Cookies and Kreme and some adorable emoji puffs, check out Krispy Kreme's menu,  On the site, you can also pinpoint the nearest location to get your hands on one of those creamy, dreamy treats.

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