In addition to its menu of food court favorites, Costco offers an affordable and impressive assortment of baked goods. Cookies by the dozen, decadent layer cakes and seasonal pies are just a few mouth-watering treats readily available at the warehouse.
Costco’s delicate desserts are usually found in its popular bakery department. Over the past few weeks, hungry shoppers have been able to pick up and enjoy a handful of newly available treats.
From chunky chocolate cheesecakes to mini snickerdoodle cakes, here are seven sweets recently spotted at Costco by social media sleuths:
Mini Raspberry Cakes
These generously sized raspberry cakes were spotted by Laura from @Costcohotfinds on Instagram. They are made with a vanilla spongy cake, which is filled with raspberry jelly and topped with pink buttercream and white chocolate shavings.
“Mini (let’s be honest, these aren’t mini) raspberry cakes with buttercream frosting!” Laura wrote in a June post. “They remind me of old lemon raspberry cakes! »
Upon further investigation, we discovered that the cakes do not contain lemon. However, they are still popular among bloggers and Costco shoppers on Reddit.
The mini raspberry cakes are sold in packs of six for around $8.99. (As a reminder, at Costco, prices and selections may vary by location.)
You can never have too much chocolate, especially when tasting Costco’s 4+ pound chocolate cheesecake. This indulgent treat is coated in a chocolate crust and topped with dollops of chocolate mousse and finely crushed chocolate cookie crumbs.
“It’s damn good. A softer consistency than regular vanilla cheesecake,” user u/DostWithTheMost posted on Reddit. “The cookie whipped cream and cookie crust are A+. Very rich. I cut mine into 5 huge pieces, then put 4 in the freezer.”
Another user, u/OnlyOnHBO, praised the “beautiful consistency and flavor” of the cheesecake, as well as its “delicious” exterior.
Costco’s Chocolate Cheesecake is big enough to enjoy with a crowd at your next summer barbecue or picnic (or alone in the comfort of your own home, where you can expect leftovers). The cheesecakes, which are available from the refrigerator crate, cost around $19.99 each.
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Junior’s Michigan Cherry Layer Cake
Junior’s seemingly endless line of cheesecakes and cakes includes Michigan Cherry Cake. The 7-inch cakes were spotted by Instagrammer @costco_empties, who is an expert at finding new warehouse finds. According to the post, this dessert consists of vanilla cake, which is topped with Michigan cherry filling and buttercream and topped with crushed vanilla cookies.
A Michigan cherry cake costs about $14.49, and you can find one in the refrigerator crate (if it’s on sale at your neighborhood warehouse).
After a year-long hiatus, Costco’s Key Lime Pie is officially back in stores. This classic seasonal dessert flaunts a graham butter crust and a deliciously sweet yet slightly tart lime filling.
Because pies are a seasonal item at Costco, they are only available for a limited time. So be sure to pick one (or two) up next time you’re in the bakery section.
Each key lime pie is packaged in a 68-ounce plastic tray and retails for around $15.99. (In case you’re wondering, that’s over 4 pounds of pie!)
Mini Snickerdoodle Cakes
Although the season is still summer, some fall cakes are already back on the shelves. These not-so-mini desserts are made with moist cupcakes and adorned with delicious swirls of cinnamon cream cheese frosting and snickerdoodle cookie crumbs.
According to fans on Reddit, the cakes can be enjoyed straight with a scoop of vanilla ice cream or stored in the freezer to enjoy later.
The mini snickerdoodle cakes are sold in packs of six for around $8.99.
Mini American Chocolate Cakes
Mini All-American Chocolate Cakes with Fudge Frosting are another miniature-sized offering that’s back on store shelves. Much like chocolate cheesecake, this treat is a chocolate lover’s dream come true. Each cake displays not one but four layers of rich chocolate cake topped with a generous smear of chocolate frosting and chocolate shavings.
“I have these things. HOLY SHIT, THEY ARE AMAZING!” user u/ SwimmingDrink wrote on Reddit. “The frosting is a little sweet, but it’s quite delicious. The cake on the bottom is moist and moist. The only thing I don’t like is that the shavings make it a bit hard to cut. Plus , the icing is awesome.”
These mini chocolate cakes are sold in packs of 6 for around $7.99.
Raspberry Crumble Cookies
Last on this list goes to Costco’s Raspberry Crumble Cookies, which made a comeback in early July.
“Raspberry Crumble Cookies are one of my Costco bakery favorites!” @costcobuys wrote on Instagram. “These butter cookies have a raspberry filling and are truly AMAZING!”
The cookies can also be enjoyed as is or reheated and served with scoops of your favorite ice cream. Each package contains 12 cookies and can be purchased for around $11.99.
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