When is the McDonald’s holiday pie release date in 2020? Have you ever tried McD’s special edition holiday pie? For many, the tradition of tucking into the seasonal treat is a way to signpost that the holidays are upon us.

But is the holiday pie coming back in 2020? Here’s everything we know.

What is the McDonald’s holiday pie?

The McDonald’s website describes the holiday pie as made of: “Creamy smooth, vanilla custard nestled in a flaky, buttery crust glazed with sugar and topped with rainbow sprinkles.”

Essentially, it’s the classic McD’s apple pie where the apples have been replaced with vanilla custard. Holiday pie lovers have described them as tasting like sugar cookies.

McDonald’s holiday pie 2020 release date revealed

As McDonald’s is a franchise, the products available may differ slightly from one store to another. Although the fast-food chain prides itself on having the same classic items worldwide (think: Big Mac), seasonal menu items do tend to vary.

For starters, the McD’s holiday pie is only available in the US. Then, due to franchising, many US outlets of McDonald’s may not even stock the holiday pie.

Here’s a response McDonald’s gave to a holiday pie fan on Twitter last year:

As for 2020, it seems the holiday pie has already started rolling out at McD’s restaurants throughout the US. They usually tend to come out between Thanksgiving and early December, so this checks out.

Some lucky McDonald’s holiday pie fans have already had their first taste of the year:

While some others haven’t been as lucky yet:

So, have you been lucky enough to get your hands on a McDonald’s holiday pie yet this year?

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