McDonald's and Starbucks Unveil Limited-Time Drinks (Including a Seasonal Favorite)

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Updated April 11, 2024
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It could be your lucky month! Some seasonal favorites are making their reappearance at Starbucks and McDonald's. Both of these famous chains have some new drinks on the menu, including a new twist on a classic treat. You’ll be seeing green with a few of these drinks!

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Starbucks Oleato

Courtesy of Starbucks two cups of Starbucks Oleato drink

Starbucks is bringing back their Oleato, or the olive oil-infused coffee. But now, you can get them in two different varieties – Oleato Golden Foam Iced Shaken Espresso with Toffeenut or Oleato Caffè Latte with Oatmilk. And their Iced Matcha Tea Latte with Oleato Golden Foam is a fun green option to celebrate Mardi Gras or St. Patrick’s Day.

These drinks cost around $6 for a grande size.

McDonald's Shamrock Shake

Courtesy of Mcdonald's Shamrock shake

The classic Shamrock Shake is back! Snag one of these green drinks from McDonald’s for a minty shake with a seasonal green hue. This dessert is full of vanilla soft-serve ice cream, artificially flavored minty green syrup, and whipped topping.

The fast food chain is rolling out this popular drink earlier this year than last — they’re already in stores. A medium will cost you around $4.19.

McDonald's Oreo Shamrock McFlurry

Courtesy of McDonald's oreo shamrock mcflurry from McDonald's

Here’s a new spin on a favorite. The Shamrock shakes now come in an Oreo McFlurry for some cookies ‘n cream flavor and crunch.

This mini treat won’t be around long, so be sure to grab one at $4.19 while they last!

Bottom line

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These limited-time treats are worth a little splurge. The Shamrock Shakes, those only come around once a year, and Starbucks might not leave their olive oil coffees on the menu long. Be sure to swing by these drive-thrus for a delectable drink this month!

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Ariel Taranski Ariel Taranski is a writer for FinanceBuzz. She has worked as a content marketer for CPAs and financial advisors, and she enjoys being frugal and money-savvy in her day-to-day life. Ariel has also worked with clients such as The Knot, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, Alpha Prime, and many more in her time as a freelance writer.