- Costco has started selling a $19.99 peanut butter chocolate cream pie weighing nearly five pounds.
- The pie is made by Costco’s private label, Kirkland, though shoppers say it’s hard to come by.
- “This is huge,” said one TikToker in a review viewed 3.3 million times. “This one is dangerously delicious.”
Shoppers are scrambling to get their hands on Costco’s new Peanut Butter Chocolate Cream Pie, which will set you back $19.99.
The 12-inch pie weighs between 4.5 and 4.8 pounds, per photos shared online by customers, putting its price tag at less than $5 a pound.
“It’s huge,” Laura Lamb said in a review on her TikTok account. Costco HotFinds. “This one is dangerously delicious.”
The pie features a graham cracker crust filled with peanut butter cream, then a layer of chocolate cream, topped with piping more peanut butter cream around the edges. Lamb said the pie, made by Costco’s private label Kirkland, had a “perfect” combination of peanut butter and chocolate.
“It’s rich, but it’s almost light and fluffy at the same time,” Lamb said. TODAY.com. “It’s just really, really good.” She noted that the pie could “easily” be cut into 16 slices and said she would be bringing it “to all the barbecues this spring.”
“My son hasn’t stopped talking about the pie since I gave him a slice of it on Sunday,” Lamb said. fox businessadding that he compared it to a cup of peanut butter.
Hundreds of shoppers have posted their wish to try the pie online. Lamb’s video has 3.3 million views on TikTok and more than 150,000 likes, with many commenters saying they want to try the pie.
Similar remarks were made in Costco fan groups on Facebook, with some shoppers lamenting that it was sold out or not stocked in their local store And ask where they could buy it. People have also been ask if it will be available in Canadian Costco stores.
Some have started posting in the Costco Finds Facebook group, which has 1.3 million members, about where they managed to find the pie.
“I’m not a chocolate fan, but this Chocolate Peanut Butter Cream Pie is a game-changer!” a Facebook user said in Costco Finds. “So light and not overpowering at all! The price is high, but the size (same as apple pie) and flavor are worth it!” His review has 1,400 likes.
Some buyers have said they hope their store doesn’t stock the pie or they hope they don’t like it so they won’t be tempted to buy it.
Costco is well known for its bakery, which includes a number of very large pies. The chain of warehouses sold 5.3 million pumpkin pies just in 2015.