How to Have an All Costco Thanksgiving (and How Much It Costs)

Thanksgiving at Costco is a magical time of year! Their jumbo portions and reasonable prices are helpful year-round, but they’re especially wonderful at the end of November.

If you’re responsible for cooking a Thanksgiving dinner for a ton of people, I’d recommend having a Costco Thanksgiving. It’s one-stop shopping! Below are the premade items I’d throw in my cart to have a fully prepared Thanksgiving meal. It’ll save you an unreal amount of time when it comes to shopping and cooking. Plus, your wallet will certainly thank you. Even if you’re rich and flush with disposable time, these Costco Thanksgiving products are still the move because they’re all so, so tasty.

Note: Prices may vary based on the location of Costco and the exact portion size of the product.

The Appetizer: Kirkland Signature Shrimp Tray (~$15)

We love the Costco shrimp tray! It’s our favorite store bought shrimp cocktail. The shrimp are plump and fresh. They come with cocktail sauce and fresh lemon wedges. You really can’t have a much better Thanksgiving appetizer than this.

The Appetizer: Kirkland Signature Fruit and Cheese Tray with Gouda and Cheddar (~$22)

It’s always nice to have some kind of fruit and cheese tray for any holiday and that’s certainly no exception when you’re having Thanksgiving at Costco. This large tray will keep everyone’s hands and mouths busy so they won’t bother you as you finish your meal prep.

The Main: Kirkland Signature Whole Smoked Turkey (~$70)

Did you know that Costco sells pre-cooked turkeys? You do now! Buy this smoked turkey for your Costco Thanksgiving so you can enjoy your day with your family rather than cooped up in the kitchen.

The Side: Kirkland Signature Mac and Cheese (~$14)

This is such a wonderfully decadent heat-and-eat mac and cheese. You can obviously enjoy this bad boy any time of year, but it’s perfect for an all Costco Thanksgiving. It’s rich, cheesy, and huge!

The Side: Kirkland Signature Loaded Mashed Potatoes (~$15.50)

These loaded heat-and-eat mashed potatoes are new but I’ve heard great things. Making homemade mashed potatoes can take forever and this saves you all that trouble. As the name implies, they come loaded with bacon, two kinds of cheese, butter and sour cream. Who doesn’t want bacon and butter in their mashed potatoes?

The Side: Kirkland Signature Organic Fine Green Beans ($12)

You need something green to round out your Costco Thanksgiving and these organic green beans are perfect. All you need to do is steam these in a pot or pop them into the microwave and they’re ready! Add butter, salt, pepper, and garlic powder for a little pizazz.

The Bread: Kirkland Signature Artisan Rolls ($7.50)

You need a good bread roll to sop up everything on your plate for your Costco Thanksgiving. These are fresh from the bakery section and the perfect size. Buy some extra so you can make leftover sliders the next day!

The Butter: Kirkland Signature Salted Butter ($17)

You can’t do holidays without butter. You certainly can’t do Thanksgiving at Costco without butter. Costco is a butter haven! You can buy so much of it for such a low price. This Kirkland salted butter will add so much luscious flavor to whatever you slather it on.

The Dessert: Kirkland Signature Pumpkin Pie ($7.50)

My family is obsessed with this pumpkin pie. It’s massive and better than anything you can make yourself. Plus, no Thanksgiving at Costco is complete without one of Costco’s iconic baked goods.

The Dessert: Kirkland Signature Gourmet Chocolate Chunk Cookies ($12)

I know I said my family loves the pumpkin pie, but I don’t like pumpkin pie. I think it’s so important when you’re cooking for a crowd to have options. These Costco bakery cookies are the perfect easy, cheap option to put out for pumpkin haters or anyone who wants double dessert!

Cost of Costco Thanksgiving: ~$197

Check out more guides to grocery store Thanksgivings:

What to Buy for a Trader Joe’s Thanksgiving Dinner

How to Have a Dollar Tree Thanksgiving for Under $10

Aldi Thanksgiving Dinner: Everything You Need

Your Whole Foods Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

About the Author

Jordan Myrick

Jordan is an L.A.-based writer and comedian who believes all food should come with extra sauce. When they're not writing for Sporked, Jordan is at the movies or sharing an order of french fries with their elderly chihuahua.

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