These last few weeks of summer can be a mad scramble. Stocking your home with all the necessary snacks and meals can help ease the burden of back-to-school season.
Costco shoppers know that buying in bulk helps them save money on groceries — and time by eliminating needless repeat grocery trips.
If you want to keep your pantry stocked through the last month of summer, consider buying these products at Costco.
Editor's note: Prices are subject to change and may vary by location.
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Bobo’s Oat Mini Bites
You’ll be hard-pressed to find Bobo’s bites for a price lower than this!
This 24-pack has two classic flavors, apple pie and strawberry. You can pack your kids’ back-to-school bags with this whole-grain snack.
Harvest Fresh Macadamia Apricot Bites
Here’s a snack that combines delicious fruit and crunchy nuts.
These macadamia apricot bites also have almonds and cranberries to provide both sweet and salty flavors. You may want to keep this bite-sized snack stocked in your pantry for the season.
Starbucks Pike Place Roast K-Cups
Enjoy a taste of Starbucks from your very own Keurig machine.
These coffee pods have the classic Pike Place roast you know and love. But by buying at Costco, you can save money with this 72-pack.
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Stock your pantry to close out summer with this favorite snack.
These cheesy Cheetos in a family-sized bag can save you big! Buy a few bags for your next summer barbecue or pool party so that plenty of snacks are on hand.
Della Organic Brown Basmati Rice
Here’s a pantry staple that pairs wonderfully with many wholesome meals.
This brown basmati rice can elevate Asian dishes, burrito bowls, and more. And it’s a gluten-free option, so you get a dose of whole grains with your dinner.
Siete Grain-Free Tortilla Chips Variety Pack
Siete has grain-free chips at Costco’s low prices.
This variety pack offers three exciting flavors: lime, sea salt, and dairy-free nacho. This is a paleo and vegan snack that anyone can enjoy!
Tropical Fields Organic Crispy Coconut Rolls
This tropical snack packs a powerful crunch.
These crispy coconut rolls are made with real coconut milk and roasted sesame seeds for uniquely sweet and savory flavors. Take your taste buds to the tropics this summer!
Bare Organic Apple Chips
Bring your favorite summertime treat on the go.
These apple chips are dried and even come flavored with cinnamon. Enjoy a tasty snack that’s healthier than most chips by packing this in your road trip bag or carry-on.
Earn 2% cash rewards at grocery stores and Costco
The Wells Fargo Active Cash® Card(Rates and fees) is a powerful rewards card that allows you to earn unlimited 2% cash rewards on purchases — including on groceries, even at warehouse stores like Costco.
New cardholders can also earn a one-time cash rewards bonus — $200 cash rewards bonus after spending $500 in purchases in the first 3 months!
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This card also offers an intro APR of 0% for 15 months from account opening on purchases and qualifying balance transfers (then 20.24%, 25.24%, or 29.99% variable). Which is great for someone who wants a break from high interest rates, while still earning rewards.
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Love + Chew Banana Bread Cookies
This cookie takes a classic dessert and spins it on its head.
These banana bread cookies are soft, chewy, and oh-so-flavorful. They also have a nice serving of plant-based protein.
Nutella Hazelnut Spread 2-Pack
Don’t forget this popular hazelnut spread on your next Costco trip.
This Nutella value pack has two large containers that are perfect for keeping your pantry stocked. Spread this on toast, sandwiches, pastries, and more for a sweet summer treat.
Kirkland Signature Microwave Popcorn Movie Theater Butter
Planning your summer movie nights just got a bit easier.
This value-sized box of movie popcorn gives you 44 bags of extra-buttery deliciousness. And this price will be hard to beat at other stores.
Heavenly Hunks Organic Oatmeal Dark Chocolate Cookies
Add this tasty gluten-free cookie to your arsenal of goodies.
Many people with allergies or special diets can appreciate these delights since they’re vegan, gluten-free, and certified organic. You can even dip them in your favorite milk or dairy-free beverage for a classic treat.
Genius Gourmet Crispy Protein Treat
Looking for some crunch with your protein bar? These crispy snacks are packed with 10 grams of protein per serving. And they come in delicious flavors, like Salted Caramel and Vanilla Dream, all at an affordable price.
La Dolce Vita Classic Almond Biscotti
Indulge in an authentic Italian delight!
These almond biscotti are great for enjoying on their own or dipping in your favorite coffee. You can even spread fresh cream or Nutella on these for a European-inspired treat.
Kirkland Signature Cured and Dried Steak Strips
Take your protein on the road with these dried steak strips.
Their extra thick cut and smoky flavor make these an irresistible summer treat. And since the bag reseals, you can take these with you anywhere.
A Costco membership can be a great investment for bargain shoppers.
And with the back-to-school season fast approaching, it may be worth taking a trip to your local Costco to see what savings you can take advantage of. You’ll find school supplies, dorm room items, and more.