Bet You Didn’t Know You Could Order That at Starbucks…

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If you’re a frequent Starbucks customer, you may or may not be familiar with their secret menu. It’s not listed anywhere, but people can enjoy unique drinks created by baristas and customers. If you see one you like below, take notes and let the barista know the recipe!

Caramel Snicker Doodle Macchiato – reminiscent of your favorite snicker doodle cookie, smothered in caramel

Recipe: Vanilla syrup (2 pumps for venti, 1.5 for grande and 1 for tall) and cinnamon dolce syrup (2 pumps for venti, 1.5 for grande and 1 for tall)

Oreo Frappuccino – like cookies and cream, but better…

Recipe: Double Chocolate Chip Frappuccino with white chocolate mocha in place of the regular mocha syrup.

Red Velvet Frappuccino – because you can never have enough red velvet in your life

Recipe: A Strawberries and Cream Frappuccino, mocha syrup (3 pumps for venti, 2 grande and 1 for tall), vanilla bean powder (1.5 scoops for venti and 1 scoop for grande/tall) topped with chocolate drizzle and chocolate whipped cream (if its available).

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Coconut Lime Refresher – when you want to pretend like you’re in the tropics

Recipe: Order the cool lime refresher. Make it with coconut milk instead of water. Remove lime slices & blend for a slushie treat. Top with whip.

Twix Frappuccino – your favorite candy bar in drink form

Recipe: Caramel Frappuccino, java chips, hazelnut syrup (2 pumps for venti, 1.5 for grande and 1 for tall) whipped cream blended in, coat the cup with caramel sauce and add mocha drizzle on top.

Rainbow Sherbet Frappuccino – another perfect summertime treat

Recipe: A strawberries and cream Frappuccino made with orange refresher instead of strawberry puree, a scoop of vanilla bean powder, a pump of raspberry syrup, a pump of peach syrup blended with ice.

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 Apple Pie a la Mode Frappuccino – better than your Mom’s recipe

Recipe: Apple Juice to the bottom line. Add cinnamon dolce syrup (2 pumps tall, 3 grande, 4 venti). Add Frappuccino crème base. Blend in whipped cream and drizzle with caramel.

Caramel Popcorn Frappuccino – think cracker jacks, minus the toy

Recipe: Toffee Nut Frappuccino, caramel drizzles and whipped cream topped with sea salt.

Orange Creamsicle Frappuccino – a great seasonal drink that will remind you of your childhood and 50/50 bars

Recipe: Orange mango juice, milk, cream base (4 pumps for venti, 3 pumps for grande and 2 for tall), classic syrup (4 pumps for venti, 3 for grande and 2 for tall), scoop of ice blended together topped with whipped cream.

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Alisiana Peters is currently a senior at the University of Missouri-Columbia, slated to graduate in December 2015. As a Mass Media Communications major, she has a passion for writing and all things media. She’s a writer/blogger, a “frugal fashionista” and pop culture enthusiast. You can follow her blog at


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