The intoxicating scent of the fresh-baked bread, the variety of sweets just begging to be placed into your cart, a decadent 12-inch cheesecake that tastes as great as it’s priced: These are our favorite things — and they all just so happen to exist in one place: Costco’s bakery section.
Simply put, if your trips to Costco don’t include a visit to the wholesale retailer’s bakery, then you’ve been doing it all wrong. Not only do they have some of the best seasonal treats in this section, like that 2-lb. Easter Egg cake they sold this year, but the bakery also consistently offers year-round favorites, including their sheet cake, muffins, and croissants.
Whether you’re looking to satiate a sweet tooth or embark on a guilt-free carb-load, Costco’s bakery has a wide selection of must-haves. Ahead, we’ve gathered our 13 favorites.
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A version of this article was originally published May 2020.