When you find yourself in a Costco, the temptation to grab one of the amazing cakes and treats from the bakery section is far too strong. And while all of these items seem tempting to buy, some Costco baked goods rank above all others, according to other hungry Costco members.
Straight from the infamous Costco Reddit thread, these dwellers online have made it clear which Costco baked goods reign supreme and need to be sampled. If you come across any of these delightfully popular items, be sure to try it out.
Then, once you’ve browsed through the bakery section, be sure to check out The Best and Worst Wholesale Buyers at Costco — Ranked! to learn more about other products worth shipping with you.
Reddit has a few thoughts on which Costco bakery products rank among the best, and many agree that the cheesecake is second to none.
“The cheesecake is very good,” says u / starrburst42.
“Second, the cheesecake,” u / WIlf_Brim nods. “My wife makes a great cheesecake and this one is almost as good. Buy a plain one and add your own caramel, chocolate, fruit, whatever.”
If you choose that bakery favorite, be sure to grab some strawberry spread as a garnish.
“I love the cheesecake with the Kirkland Signature Organic Strawberry Spread on top,” says u / stininja. “Really compliment each other though.”
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When you want to enjoy chocolate decadence, you can’t beat the Tuxedo Cake, especially after Costco pulls out the All-American Chocolate Cake.
“The chocolate mousse over there is so sweet,” u / coolblue123 says. “And it’s not Costco size either. Perfect for a party of 10.”
“This is probably my favorite Costco dessert,” agrees u / dorianrose. “To like.”
If you’re worried that this cake will fit right on your waist, then you should know that it isn’t among the 15 Most Unhealthy Costco Foods.
You might be hard pressed to find Costco’s Pumpkin Pie year round, but when you can, no one can deny that it hits easily.
u / Slpry_Pete says, “The pumpkin pie is a bit early in the season, but it’s always a hit every time I bring it somewhere.”
Redditor u / foodcourtgirl agreed and replied, “I love pumpkin pie! Apple pie is awesome too.”
If you like to start the day with something sweet, you can’t forget to have vanilla chocolate chip muffins.
“I love the coffee cake muffin and the vanilla chocolate chip muffin,” says u / ChicShopper. “The two best, in my opinion.”
“Do you want to know why the coffee cake muffin is so good?” Said u / GrrreatFrostedFlakes. “That’s because it’s made with a lot, a lot of Kirkland butter. The other muffins are oil based. And yes, the vanilla muffins are good.”
No list of the ultimate Costco baked goods could be complete without a mention of the warehouse chain’s iconic croissants.
“The croissants are unreal, SO good,” says u / ForTheDadBods.
“Far too good for mass production,” says u / TheUnbearableMan. “Amazed when I come home and they still have a slight crackle. Spectacular product.”
“And sort of perfectly buttery,” u / ForTheDadBods says. “And the price is perfect.”
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