The 17 Best Things to Buy at Costco This May

This month, Costco has green-lit a bunch of new snacks, drinks and meals just in time for your springtime celebrations and early summer picnics. We scoured the internet and found the items that have people talking and rounded up the best of the best just for you. Read on to for the top 17 items to buy at Costco this May.

17 Best May Costco Finds

1. Dr. Praeger's Crunchy California Veggie Burgers

If you're in Southern California, you're in luck because a new veggie burger is about to the star of all your summer BBQs. Dr. Praeger's Crunchy California Veggie Burgers are packed with 10 different veggies and have a crispy crust made from brown rice. Pick up the Costco-exclusive 12-pack for $11.99.

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2. Health-Ade Summer Variety Pack

Kombucha fans will be happy to hear that there's a brand new summer variety pack dropping at Costcos in the Bay Area (and coming mid-June to the Northeast Costcos). The flavor pack includes Pink Lady Apple, Guava Dragon Fruit and Tropical Pineapple.  "This is also a good beginner kombucha. It has a nice flavor and isn’t super acidy like “real” kombucha," says one Redditor fan of the brand. Find them in a 6-pack for $13.79-$13.99 depending on region.

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3. GoodPop Cherry n' Lemonade Pops

Just in time for the warmer weather, GoodPop is releasing new red, white and blue Cherry n' Lemonade Pops. Nostalgic but no-nonsense, these treats are made with zero added sugar, plus they use spirulina extract and fruit and vegetable juice to create the bright colors. "Omg are these coming to East Coast Costco’s?!?!Pretty pretty please 🙏🏻My 3 kids love goodpop treats!" says one fan (and yes, they are). Find the 20-count boxes of pops at Costco stores in the Northeast, Los Angeles, Southeast, San Diego and the Bay Area for $11.49-$11.99.

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GoodPop junior pops


4. Premier Protein Frozen Pancakes

"I love these 'cause u can't taste the protein at all," says one Redditor. And other fans of these fluffy flapjacks agree. If you're in the mood for a quick breakfast that's packed with protein (15 grams per serving, to be exact), just a few moments in the microwave is all it takes to create  that hot and fresh-from-the-griddle taste. Find these newly available in Southeast and Northwest Costcos this month for $12.99 for a 36-count box.

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5. Sheila G's Chocolate Chip Brownie Brittle

True Costco fans know that the fan-favorite Sheila G's Brownie Brittle is a must-have item. The crispy chocolatey treat make a great addition to movie night and is also a perfect midnight snack or a sweet surprise whenever you need a little boost. And now, a giant 20-ounce bag is on shelves (on rotation) for $8.99. Find the bags beginning this month on shelves nationwide. "I don’t trust myself not to devour that large bag in 3 days. 😂" says one fan. We agree.

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6. La Colombe Draft Lattes

Just in time for summer sipping, these 11-ounce Costco faves are now available nationwide in three flavors: Triple, Mocha and Vanilla (joining the ranks of their other flavors: Double, Caramel, Vanilla Oat, Double Oat and Cold Brew). Take it from Redditors and don't shake these. For maximum enjoyment, pour them into a glass so you can fully appreciate the frothy texture that resembles a cold brew on tap. Find them in a 12-pack for $21.99.

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7. Pitaya Foods Organic Seedless Pomegranate + Mango + Pineapple Smoothie Blend

If your morning smoothie needs a little oomph, check out Pitaya Foods' new Organic Seedless Pomegranate + Mango + Pineapple Smoothie Blend, which just debuted at California-area Costcos. Their dragonfruit cubes are already a fan favorite and this one is sure to a hit as well. At 3 pounds, this new smoothie blend will last forever in your freezer. You can blend the cubes with your favorite juice to make a smoothie, a smootie bowl or blend it up and pour into popsicle molds for a fun treat. Find it in the freezer case for $10.79 starting this month.

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Organic Seedless Pomegranate + Mango + Pineapple Smoothie Blend

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8. Farmer's Fridge Vegetarian Southwest Ranch Salad and Caprese Salad

Whether you're looking for a healthy meal at the airport or eating a quick dinner in the car, Farmer’s Fridge will always be the superior go-to, and it has a fan following to prove it. They've released a brand-new Vegetarian Southwest Ranch Salad, launching in Midwestern-area Costcos now, for $6.49 and their new Caprese Salad is launching at the end of the month, just in time for Memorial Day. "I need to try these!! I love a fancy salad, but the idea of prepping one myself is exhausting," says one excited TikToker.

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9. Simple Mills Lemon Seed & Nut Flour Sweet Thins and Cheddar Pop Mmms

Everyone's favorite healthy cracker is releasing two new snacks for spring—a sweet and crispy lemon thin and a cheesy baked cracker—early this May. "These are easily the best crackers I've ever had in my entire life. Been buying a box every time I go to Costco for the last, like, 2 years," says one fan of the original Almond Flour crackers. Score a box of the cheddar crackers for about $9.99 on Costco shelves in the Bay Area and Texas and the lemon thins for $9.79 in the Midwest, Northwest and Bay Area.

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10. Good Foods Chicken Taco Dip

Get ready to party with Good Foods' new Chicken Taco Dip, which is starting to appear on Costco shelves in the Southeast and Midwest regions. The combo of rotisserie chicken, corn, cheese and jalapeño peppers was an instant hit with shoppers, as one Costco customer (and Redditor) found out. "I liked it, but didn't get it because of the size. Then went back the next day to buy it and it was sold out. Came back the following day hoping it would be restocked but no luck. I will be haunted by this missed purchase forever,"  they said.

When you pick up the chicken taco dip you might also want to consider the line's other popular dips: Chunky Guacamole, Plant-Based QuesoDill Pickle Chip Dip and Avocado Salsa, which will be on Costco shelves in LA this month, too. Pick up a few for a proper dip party! Find the chicken taco dip in the refrigerated case for $8.35 in the Midwest and $8.59 in the Southeast for a 24-ounce container.

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11. Country Archer Beef Jerky

Costco fave brand Country Archer just launched a new protein-packed product this week. Their 16-ounce pack of Mango Habanero Grass-Fed Beef Jerky is available nationwide for $17.99. "I tried it and agree it's delicious. But could not stop and that's not good for me!" says one TikToker.

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12. Chomp By Nightingale Cookie Monster Ice Cream Sandwiches

Perhaps the most nostalgic of all summer treats, the ice cream sandwich is getting an exciting glow-up this year on Costco's shelves. Nightingale's new Costco drop is an 18-pack of their Cookie Monster flavor in "chomp size," which are mini versions of their standard-size sandwiches. But these aren't your everyday ice cream sandwiches. Each small sandwich features two thick square chocolate chip cookies and handcrafted cookie crumb-infused vanilla ice cream. If ice cream sandwiches could be chic, these fit the bill. Oh and yes, they're also absolutely delicious. Find this viral treat in more than 90 Northeast Costcos (and more coming soon!) for $19.99.

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13. Amylu Foods Organic Caramelized Onion + White Cheddar Burger

Amylu Foods is a cart staple for many Costco shoppers, so the internet has been buzzing about their latest release: Organic Caramelized Onion + White Cheddar Burgers, which are available now nationwide. The Carmelized Onion & White Cheddar Burgers (with 19 grams of protein) are fully cooked and charbroiled, making these an easy weeknight dinner or the perfect thing for an impromptu grill night with friends. "Bought them with a bag of Costco's artisanal rolls. Seared them in a skillet with some butter and made a sandwich with spring greens, mayo, cheese and these seared patties. So damn delicious. Highly recommend," says one fan. Find them for $14.99 through June.

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14. La Terra Fina Mascarpone Honey and Jalapeño/Michigan Cherry Jalapeño Dip

The Costco cult fave, La Terra Fina, has struck again. Their new Mascarpone Honey and Jalapeño dip (made with dark amber honey, mascarpone and mild jalapeños) has a sweet subtle heat to it, and people are diving in. And if it's anything like the returning Cherry & Jalapeño dip ("I want to eat it with EVERYTHING," says one Redditor), this one is sure to please as well.

People are sharing their tips for these dips, too, saying they're just as good spread on a wrap as they are used as a dip, warm or cold. Find the Mascarpone Honey and Jalapeño dip for $9.99 in Northwest Costcos and the Michigan Cherry Jalapeño Dip returning in the Midwest in early May.

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15. Wedderspoon’s Organic Manuka Honey Lemon Throat Drops

Early spring still brings bouts of illness, unfortunately, and Costco fans are thrilled to be able to stock up their medicine cabinets with Wedderspoon's Organic Manuka Honey Throat Drops in a new lemon flavor. Costco shoppers in the Northwest, Bay Area, San Diego, LA and Northeast regions will still be able to pick up the original drops, but if you're in AZ, CA, CO, NJ, UT and WA, you'll be able to pick up 60-count boxes of their new lemon-flavored drops beginning this month for $14.49.

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16. Chomps Beef Sticks

The ultimate purse snack, Chomps has just released a new flavor along with new availability across the U.S. and people are pumped. The cute little Sea Salt Chomplings will be arriving this month in Northwest stores in a 24-count for $16.99; Jalapeno Beef will finally be available in a 12-count in Texas for $16.99; and brand new Taco Beef flavor will be offered in a 12-count pack for $16.99 in the Midwest and Bay Area. "If you like tacos, this is amazing!!!" says one TikToker.

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17. Island Way Sorbet

TikTokers love these cute little single-serve sorbets served in fruit shells. Even better is the fact that the brand has expanded its reach and these 12-packs are available nationwide now. "These FINALLY went on sale at my Costco after I’ve been eyeing them for god knows how long and I have ZERO regrets. All amazingly good," says one fan. Pick up a pack for $14.99.

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