14 Commonly Overlooked Costco Products That are Definitely Worth Trying at Least Once

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Updated May 16, 2024
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Are you missing out on some great deals at Costco?

Even the biggest Costco fans might not be aware of some true gems that you can purchase at the iconic warehouse retailer.

So, the next time you shop at Costco, check the shelves for these commonly overlooked items. Note that the prices mentioned in this story might vary depending on where you live.

Universal Bakery Traditional Aussie Bites

Courtesy of Costco Aussie Bites from Costco

Need a small snack that packs a punch? Check out Universal Bakery Traditional Aussie Bites at Costco.

Each bite includes rolled oats, raisins, sunflower seeds, honey, coconut, and more in one little bite for $11.99.

Kirkland Signature Sweatshirt

Courtesy of Costco Kirkland Signature sweatshirt

Shopping at Costco is a great way to cut the cost of groceries. But you can also save on products other than food. Show your pride as a Costco member with a Kirkland Signature Unisex Logo Crewneck Sweatshirt.

The $21.99 sweatshirt comes in three different colors and plenty of sizes, so you’re sure to find one that’s perfect for you.

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Twisted Churro

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The next time you stop by the Food Court, try a Twisted Churro.

These delightful treats feature dough that’s twisted and fried before being covered in sugar and cinnamon.

Kirkland Signature Three Berry Blend

Courtesy of Costco Berry blend snack

If you’re a fan of smoothies but not in love with the price you pay at your local smoothie shop, grab a bag of Kirkland Signature Three Berry Blend.

The 4-pound bag, which retails for $17.54 at Costco, features raspberries, blueberries, and blackberries for the perfect blend of flavor for those smoothies or other recipes.

Kirkland Signature Red Velvet Cupcakes

Courtesy of Costco Kirkland Signature Red Velvet Cupcakes

You could buy cupcakes from your local gourmet shop for a fancy dessert, but why not try Costco?

Costco’s Kirkland Signature Red Velvet Cupcakes with Cream Cheese Icing comes in a pack of six delicious cupcakes for a reasonable $11.69.

Kirkland Signature Organic Hummus

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If you have grown bored with the typical salsa for dipping chips or creamy salad dressing for dipping carrots, try something different.

Kirkland Signature Organic Hummus Single Serve Cups come in a pack of 20 individual cups for $9.11. That makes them the perfect size to throw in a lunch box or take with you to work as a snack in the afternoon.

Kirkland Signature Chocolate Covered Raisins

Courtesy of Costco Kirkland Signature Chocolate Covered Raisins

If you’re looking for a good snack for chocolate lovers, try Kirkland Signature Chocolate Covered Raisins for $16.37.

The 54-ounce container comes packed with raisins covered in milk chocolate, giving you the perfect balance of fruit with chocolate-covered goodness.

Kirkland Signature Tuxedo Chocolate Mousse Cake

Courtesy of Costco Kirkland Signature Mousse Cake

You can’t have a delicious dinner without dessert, so pick up a Kirkland Signature Tuxedo Chocolate Mousse Cake.

The elegant dessert cake features layers of mousse and cake with a delightful decoration on top that will make your guests think you bought it somewhere fancy. Only you know the truth: It’s a Costco buy for $19.88.

Gift cards

Courtesy of Costco $50 Cinemark gift card

Gift cards are a great present for others, but you can also buy them for yourself.

The gift cards at Costco are usually less than face value, so buying cards here can help you save money at local restaurants or other venues.

For example, you can buy $60 worth of Krispy Kreme gift cards for $44.99. Or, purchase a $50 Cinemark gift card for $39.99.

Tipiak French Macarons

Courtesy of Costco Package of Tipiak Macarons

Pick up some little cookies that have a big taste with a 36-count pack of Tipiak French Macarons.

The French-inspired macarons retail for $19.64 and include raspberry, peaches and cream, lemon and yuzu, pistachio, blueberry, and chocolate.

Amylu Chicken Teriyaki Pineapple Meatballs

Courtesy of Amylu Foods A box of Amylu Chicken Teriyaki Meatballs

Try Amylu Chicken Teriyaki Pineapple Meatballs as a unique appetizer or main dinner item. You can even try them with some pasta you buy at Costco.

This product costs $17.19 for a 46-ounce pack of meatballs, which comes to about 60 meatballs.

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Kirkland Signature Organic Lemonade

Courtesy of Costco Kirkland Signature Lemonade

Costco offers many kinds of drinks, but make sure you grab some Kirkland Signature Organic Lemonade.

The organic lemonade comes in two 96-ounce bottles for $7.01, so you are sure to have plenty on hand to drink.

Tires

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You don’t have to go to an expensive repair shop to get new tires for your car. Try Costco instead.

The retailer has a Costco Tire Center that can help you find the best tires for your needs and install them for you. Check out the Costco Tire Center website to find a location near you.

Wine

Courtesy of Costco A bottle of Kirkland Signature Suscol Vineyard Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon

Costco has a great wine selection with different price points for all types of vino drinkers.

Don’t be afraid to try some of the wines with Costco’s Kirkland Signature label. These are full of flavor and get high marks from many Costco shoppers.

Bottom line

mandritoiu/Adobe inside of the delaware costco store with napkins at shelves for sale

These Costco items may not be the most popular things the warehouse retailer sells, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t worth seeking out.

So, grab one of the best credit cards for Costco shoppers and see if you can earn extra perks and points when you buy these hidden gems on your next trip to the warehouse retailer.

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Jenny Cohen Jenny Cohen is a freelance writer who has covered a bit of everything, from finance to sports to her favorite TV shows. Her work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and FoxSports.com.

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