Every time we log into Amazon, it feels like everything -- movies, tech gadgets, and random articles of clothing -- is competing for our attention. But, before you order your next book or a new yoga mat, take a look at the food.
We sussed out the best deals on some cult-favorite snacks. Not only is it often cheaper to order them through Amazon, it's also more convenient if you're looking to save a few trips to your local supermarket.
The prices quoted here reflect the one-time purchase option, but if you find a product you absolutely need in your life, you can select the "subscribe and save" option for even steeper discounts. Most are free to ship to Prime members or are available as add-on items, so if you aren't a Prime member, your price quote might differ.
Enough talking. Let's get to snacking!
Dark Chocolate & Sea Salt Kind Bars
There's a reason these granola bars are a bestseller in Amazon's grocery store. At $14.29 for a 12-pack, they come to only $1.19 a bar, which is way below what you'd pay at a brick-and-mortar store. And, if you subscribe, the price drops to $13.58 a box.
Pepperidge Farm Milano Cookie Tub
This tub sells for close to $20 at Target, but you can snap it up on Amazon for only $9.39 as an add-on item. That's only 47 cents for each two-cookie pack. Plus, did we mention it's in a tub? Because everything's more fun in a tub.
Rip Van Wafels
Instead of dropping $1.95 on a stroopwafel at your next mocha latte run at Starbucks, order a box of these classic cookies on Amazon. They go for $24.99 for 16, which brings the price down to the more wallet-friendly $1.56 each.
Annie's Organic Fruit Snacks
You don't have to be a kid to dig these fruit gummies. We always keep a few packages in our purse for food emergencies; $14.92 gets you a 24-pack.
Vita Coco Coconut Water
Whether you drink coconut water for its hydration properties or just like to add a splash to your smoothies, $13.98 for a 12-pack is a bargain. That comes to only $1.17 per container, which is way below what your local supermarket charges.
Food Should Taste Good Chip Sampler
For anyone who gets sick of eating a bag of chips halfway through, this sampler should be right up your alley. With flavors like blue corn, jalapeño, and sweet potato, it's like a salad made of chips. A 24-count pack goes for $25.74.
Peeled Much-Ado-About Mango
No sugar is added to these dried mango pieces. Plus, it's a great way to sneak some vitamins into your snacking routine. A pack of 10 goes for $17.80.
Snyder's Of Hanover Variety Pretzels
If you'd rather dig into something salty, opt for this case of 36 pretzel bags. It's only $11.99, which shakes down to a reasonable 33 cents each.
Bare Organic Apple Chips
These all-natural baked apple chips are crunchy, sweet, and best of all, healthy. You get 10 packs for $21.43, which are great for on-the-go snacking. The brand's toasted coconut chips are a great option, too.
Sahale Snacks Nut Blends
We're always on the hunt for new, exciting flavors. Maybe that's why Sahale's nut blends are such a favorite. For $23.90 you get 12 bags of nut mixes, in flavors like pomegranate vanilla cashews; berry macaroon almond; raspberry crumble cashew; and mango tango almond. Yes, please!
Nonni's Almond Dark Chocolate Biscotti
A similar-sized tub of 25 biscotti cookies sells for $25 at Target, but you can snag it on Amazon for $17.40. That's only 52 cents per treat.
If you are a potato chip-lover, dip into this robust Kettle sampler. A box of 30 bags -- in flavors like sea salt and vinegar, salt and pepper, backyard barbeque and jalapeno -- goes for $23.85, which is 80 cents a bag. Feeling more adventurous? Check out this box of Kettle chips with even more flavors. It's a little more expensive, but you get more variety. The choice is yours.
Wonderful Raw Almonds
These are perfect for tucking in your backpack while traveling or hiking. You can buy a box of 12 for $16.53, which is $1.37 per sleeve.
Boom Chicka Pop
If you can't decide between a salty or sweet snack, no worries. Spring for a box of 24 Boom Chicka Pop popcorn bags -- 12 sea salt and 12 sweet and salty. Boom! Problem solved. It runs for $23.98, which is essentially a dollar a pop.
Terra Original Sea Salt Chips
Speaking of salad in chip form, here's a way to get your root veggies in without missing out on the satisfying salty crunch of snack time. $17.99 gets you 24 bags.
By: Anna Goldfarb