If you haven’t bought Halloween candy yet, you’re in good shape with this week’s sales and coupons. When you combine various coupons and promotions, you’ll be able to buy name-brand bags of candy as low as $1.38 per bag, which is a savings of more than 50 percent.
Target: Find 10.5- to 11-ounce bags of fun size Kit Kat, Reese’s, Snickers and selected varieties of candy bars on sale for $2.49 per bag. Use the $1-off-three coupon from the Oct. 16 or Sept. 25 SmartSource circulars to pay $2.16 per bag.
Walgreens: find an in-ad coupon to get Hershey’s, Reese’s, Mars or Nestlé fun size candy (10- to 12.5-ounce bags) on sale for $1.99. You can combine that store coupon with the $1-off-three SmartSource coupons on the Hershey’s and Reese’s varieties to pay $1.66 per bag, or use the $1-off-two Nestlé coupon from the Oct. 16 RedPlum circular to pay $1.49 per bag at Walgreens.
Rite Aid: The drugstore also has fun size bags of Nestlé and Hershey’s candy bars on sale for $2.50, so the same newspaper coupons will bring your price for Nestlé bags down to $2 each, and $2.17 for the Hershey’s varieties.
CVS: Combine the store’s $2.50 sale price on Mars, Wrigley’s or Hershey’s 9.34- to 12-ounce candy bags with a $3 Extra Bucks reward on four bags. Even though the coupons are for three bags, you will want to buy four bags to take advantage of the $3 Extra Bucks reward. You can use the $1 off three Hershey’s coupon to buy four bags, bringing your cost down to $2.25 per bag at the register. You’ll get the $3 Extra Bucks reward, so your net cost will be $1.50 per bag for Hershey’s snack-size bars. Or, from the Sept. 25 or Oct. 9 RedPlum circulars, you can use the coupon for $1.50 off three bags of Mars varieties to buy four bags, paying $2.13 per bag at the register. After the $3 Extra Bucks reward on four bags, your net cost will be $1.38 per bag of Mars candy.
Diapers, training pants: CVS Supreme Diapers or Training Pants jumbo pack are on sale for $6.99 each. You will get a $2 Extra Bucks reward at the register, so your net cost will be $4.99 per package (limit one reward).
CVS: This is the time of year to stock up on bargain-priced canned items, and to donate a few extra bargains to local food drives. CVS has Progresso soup (18.5- to 19-ounce cans) on sale for $1.25 each. Use the coupon for $1 off four from the Sept. 11 or Oct. 2 General Mills circular to pay 75 cents per can. You will get a $1 Extra Bucks reward, so your net cost will be 50 cents per can. (Limit one reward.)
Rite Aid: The drugstore has Kraft Macaroni & Cheese (7.25-ounce boxes) and Bumble Bee chunk light tuna (5-ounce cans) on sale buy one, get one free. Not only will you pay half price, but you also can get a $4 Single Check Rebate when you buy $20 worth of qualifying Kraft, Nabisco or Cadbury purchases, like the Kraft Macaroni & Cheese. You’ll be able to get $40 worth of Kraft dinners for $16 with the rebate. Check your store for actual prices. Also, both Target and CVS have Kraft Macaroni & Cheese on sale for $1 per box.
Read the full Coupon Mom column in the Deal Spotter section of the AJC on Thursdays. Visit the Coupon Mom website for more great deals.