10 Costco Dupes That Are As Tasty As the Real Deal

High quality items at way better prices.



Everyone has their favorite products from Costco, but newer shoppers may not realize that some of the items are the best dupes to other well-known brands. You might be wondering, how good could a Costco dupe be? To be honest, most of the time it’s difficult to tell a name brand and Costco’s Kirkland Signature apart. That’s because many of these products are produced by the same manufacturer as other popular brands, and some are even made with nearly identical ingredients. 

But the biggest reason to shop Costco dupes is the major savings. Costco pantry items like peanut butter, hazelnut spread, and nut bars cost way less than brands like Justin’s, Nutella, and KIND bars. And it’s not just about food; Costco is known for their impressive wine and liquor inventory, as well as household items like garbage bags, paper towels, and even big red cups. If you’re looking to save a few bucks without sacrificing quality, here are 10 Costco items to add to your next shopping list. 

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Kirkland Signature French Vodka

You may have heard the rumor that Kirkland’s Signature French Vodka is made by the same manufacturer as Grey Goose. And while it may or may not be true, it’s hard for consumers to tell the difference. This French crafted vodka has been distilled five times, and is just a fraction of the cost of the name-brand stuff without sacrificing quality.

Kirkland Signature Nut Bars

KIND Bars are a fan-fave because they’re salty, sweet, and perfectly crunchy. But why pay a few bucks per bar when you can get a 30-count box for less than $18? Kirkland Signature Nut Bars are gluten-free, don’t have any artificial flavors, and are a good source of fiber and protein.

Kirkland Signature House Blend Whole Bean Coffee

Making coffee at home is a no-brainer for a few reasons; it’s cost-efficient, healthier, and a time-saver. But, if you’re missing those Starbucks runs, try grabbing a bag of Kirkland Signature House Blend Whole Bean Coffee. It used to be custom roasted by Starbucks, and though that doesn’t appear to be the case anymore, customers still love it for the bright and balanced taste.

Kirkland Signature Chinet Plastic Cups

Whether you’re hosting a barbeque, backyard birthday party or are just having friends over, the Kirkland Signature Chinet Plastic Cups are a must. They come in a bag of 240 so you don’t have to worry about running low, and each cup holds 18 ounces, which is ideal for whatever beverages you’re serving. 

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Kirkland Signature Italian Sparkling Mineral Water

What if you could sip on sparkling water that tastes like San Pellegrino for the price of a standard seltzer? Kirkland Signature’s Italian Sparkling Mineral Water is refreshing, hydrating, and great to drink solo or added to a cocktail. And the price is unmatched—just $33 for 24 bottles.

Kirkland Signature Organic Peanut Butter

Have you ever noticed that most peanut butter brands add oils and sugar to make the PB extra creamy, spreadable, and sweet? Kirkland’s Signature Organic Peanut Butter is just that: dry roasted peanuts and a pinch of salt, with no additives. Not only is it cleaner than other brands, but Costco peanut butter is more affordable, too. You can get a pack of two 28-oz jars for just $12.99, which is comparable to one jar of a brand like Justin’s or MaraNatha.

Kirkland Signature Grass-Fed Butter

Believe it or not, you can taste the difference between regular butter and grass-fed. If you don’t want to spend the money on brands like Kerrygold Irish butter, give Kirkland’s version a try. Imported from New Zealand, this grass-fed butter comes from a farm that is audited annually to ensure it meets quality standards.

Kirkland Signature Organic Greek Yogurt

This creamy yet tart organic Greek yogurt tastes identical to brands like Fage and Stonyfield, but with a more appealing price tag. Whether you’re making a morning parfait, or using Greek yogurt in your baked goods and cooking, you’re gonna want to give Kirkland’s brand a try. 

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Kirkland Signature Hazelnut Spread

The only difference between Nutella and Kirkland’s Signature Hazelnut Spread is the type of oil that’s used. The Kirkland stuff is silky smooth, decadent, and the most satisfying spread to add to desserts, crepes, or even just toast.

Kirkland Signature Extra Virgin Italian Olive Oil

There’s a reason why high-quality olive oils are costly, but Kirkland’s might be the exception. You no longer have to break the bank for a rich and buttery olive oil. Kirkland’s brand is great for anything, from salad dressings to marinades, and whatever else you’re cooking each day.

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