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8 Costco Buys That Are "Flying off the Shelves" for Summer's Kickoff, Customers Say

Members say they couldn't start the season without these Costco finds!

Today, we can officially say: Welcome to summer. It's arguably the most exciting time of year to stock up for, as Costco members are taking to social media to attest. We've scoured social media to track down the items at Costco that shoppers are buzzing about in real time—one member even declared that they saw their favorite item "flying off the shelves!"

Sign up for the Eat This, Not That! newsletter, and keep reading for the eight items at Costco that shoppers are talking about this weekend… and, don't miss the weekend report that's definitely worth a read: Costco's Popular Rotisserie Chickens May Soon Skyrocket in Price for This Reason.

(Editor's note: Some images may differ slightly from the actual products at Costco, though we aimed to meet the closest representation.)


Milton's Craft Bakers Thin & Crispy Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Milton Cauliflower Crust Pizza

This vegetarian, gluten-free cauliflower crust pizza is currently $9.99 for two, according to @CostcoDeals on Instagram.

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Kirkland Signature Chicken Wings


Redditor u/ThickFigure shared Saturday: "Half pack of Costco wings (3 of the small packs) is always the perfect amount for a 22" Weber." Also: We like that they're not fried! Read 30 Foods That Taste So Much Better Grilled.


Taste of the South Fried Pickle and Ranch Dip

Courtesy of Duke Brands Foods

Washington Costco shopper u/lobsters_love_butter said Saturday that this dip, sold at the store for $4.59, is "highly addictive … You've been warned."

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Kirkland Vodka Cocktails


You might also call these grownup push-pops, labeled as having 8% alcohol by volume, 100 calories per pop, and no artificial flavors. Orlando Costco shopper u/Billy_Bob_Joe_McCoy asked for fellow Costco members' reviews of these items, to which one replied the watermelon hibiscus flavor is "A+" and the lime is "refreshing." (They called the third flavor, strawberry, "just okay.")

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Golden Griddle Hash Brown Potatoes


Who doesn't love a special breakfast on summer holiday mornings? u/odetoburningrubber posted they were hesitant to try these hash browns that come in a carton, but it sounds like curiosity got the best of them. "Turns out they are awesome," was their review.

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Daphne's Beef and Lamb Gyro Slices

lamb gyro

@CostcoBuys on Instagram said Daphne's Greek Beef and Lamb Gyro Slices are just $11.79 for two 12-ounce packages.

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Fiddle Leaf Fig Tree


Although not a grocery item per se, a fiddle leaf fig plant could dress up your patio barbecue and bring some cheer to the living space all year round. According to u/asilmarie, $40 fiddle leaf fig trees were "flying off the shelves" at Costco in Chicago's Lincoln Park on Saturday.


Trü Frü Nature's Strawberries

Courtesy of Tru Fru

Redditor u/HeyGirlBye found this Costco frozen fan favorite, Trü Frü chocolate-covered strawberries, at a Tampa Costco, declaring: "It finally happened!!! And now we're at a stand still in traffic! Hoping they won't be a melted mess."

We hope not, too—strawberries are so good for you!

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Krissy Gasbarre
Krissy is a senior news editor at Eat This, Not That!, managing morning and weekend news related to nutrition, wellness, restaurants and groceries (with a focus on beverages), and more. Read more about Krissy
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