Stock Up or Cough Up: Save on Pantry Must-Haves from Cheerios, Quaker


As we've said before, buying non-perishable foods before you need them is a great way to avoid those spur-of-the-moment purchases that drain your bank account. With that in mind, we've rounded up the week's best food deals to keep your pantry full. Stock up on Cheerios, Crystal Light, or Quaker oatmeal now and leave the days of empty cupboards behind.

  1. Cheerios couponCheerios Printable Coupon
    Store: Cheerios
    Discount: Buy 1 box of Cheerios, get 1 box free
    Expires: February 15

    Is It Worth It?: Whether you're a fan of the newly GMO-free original Cheerios or prefer your O's in a different flavor, you can't say no to this Editors' Choice printable coupon. Redeem it at participating grocery stores to score a free second box of Cheerios when you buy one. That's the best BOGO offer we've seen on this cereal.

    Some exclusions may apply. The coupon must be redeemed by February 15.

  2. Crystal Light couponsCrystal Light Mocktails Coupon
    Store: Crystal Light
    Discount: 50% off 5 or more via coupon code "MOCK152"
    Lowest By: $2
    Expires: January 31

    Is It Worth It?: If you hate quaffing plain water and your work prevents you from drinking during the day, check out this Editors' Choice deal on Crystal Light Mocktails. Select five or more packs from flavors like Mojito, Appletini, and Margarita, then apply coupon code "MOCK152" to take 50% off your order. The coupon even bags free shipping. Assuming you buy just five, you'll save about $2 compared to buying these beverage packets at your local Walmart.

    It's a great time to stock up on Crystal Light, as the powdered beverage maker is closing down its online store. To clear out the inventory, Crystal Light is taking 50% off a selection of Crystal Light drink packets via various coupon codes. You'll have to buy five or six packs to redeem these coupons, but you can mix and match flavors. The codes also provide free shipping.

  3. Quaker saleQuaker Oatmeal and Hot Cereal Sale
    Store: Amazon
    Discount: 20% off with an extra 5% off via via Subscribe & Save
    Shipping: Free shipping via Subscribe & Save

    Is It Worth It?: Breakfast may or may not be the most important meal of the day, but nothing sucks more than wanting to eat breakfast and not having anything suitable to munch on. Avoid this First World problem by stuffing your pantry with muli-packs of Quaker oatmeal and hot cereals, which Amazon has discounted by 20%. Better yet, many items can be added to your cart via Subscribe & Save to cut an extra 5% off and score free shipping. With discounted prices starting at $8.75, that's tied as one of the best sales we've seen on Quaker products from Amazon.

    Be sure to cancel Subscribe & Save after your order arrives, or you'll be billed for subsequent shipments.

  4. Zagat Wine ClubZagat Wine Club 15-Bottle Introductory Case bundled with a Tasting Notes Binder
    Store: Zagat Wine
    Price: $69.99 with $19.99 s&h
    Lowest By: $160

    Is It Worth It?: An easy and cheap way to bring the intimate atmosphere of a restaurant into your home is just serve wine with dinner. Rather than running out and buying a bottle once a week, you can join the Zagat Wine Club and already have 15 bottles of red or white (or both) on hand. You'll even bag a Tasting Notes binder to keep track of the info you'll receive about each wine. You'll essentially be getting each bottle for $6, a $150 savings.

    Note that this deal is only available in select states. You must be at least 21 years old to order and your order will arrive in 10 to 14 days.

  5. My M&MS credit$30 My M&M'S Credit
    Store: Amazon Local
    Price: $15
    Lowest By: $15
    Expires: February 5

    Is It Worth It?: Reward yourself (or your sweetie) for all your smart shopping with this $30 My M&M'S credit, redeemable for personalized chocolatey goodness. The credit can even be used on shipping charges, which start at $9.99. A $15 savings, that's tied with our November mention from Groupon as the best My M&M'S credit we've seen.

    The credit expires March 31. Deal ends February 5 at 3 am ET. Orders placed by February 12 will arrive in time for Valentine's Day.

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DealNews may be compensated by companies mentioned in this article. Please note that, although prices sometimes fluctuate or expire unexpectedly, all products and deals mentioned in this feature were available at the lowest total price we could find at the time of publication (unless otherwise specified).
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