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Kroger Matchups: September 26 – October 2, 2011

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These Kroger deal matchups have been created using the Kroger store ad for the Metro Detroit area, where coupons double up to $0.50 (limit 3 identical coupons per order). I’ve listed only what I consider to be the best deals for your money this week.

LAST POST UPDATE: Sunday, September 25 at 12:00 a.m. EST

Note to Bloggers: I would love for you to feature portions of this post on your blog. Please select 5 of your favorite deals to share and include a linkback to the original post (see example). If you have questions, please contact me.


$0.89 Bumblebee Tuna, 5 oz can (regular price)
-$1.00/2 Bumblebee printable coupon (Recyclebank)
$0.39 each when you buy 2 with coupon (FREE if your Kroger store doubles to $1)

$1.00 Zatarain’s Rice – Spanish, Chicken, Cheddar Broccoli or Pilaf (through Nov 27)
-$0.50/2 Zatarain’s printable coupon
$0.50 each when you buy 2 with coupon

$0.88 Michelina’s Entrees
-$1.00/5 Michelina’s printable coupon
$0.68 each when you buy 5 with coupon

$0.69 Chicken of The Sea Chunk Light Tuna, 5 oz can

$1.00 Kroger Cheese Balls (through Oct 9)
-$0.50/2 Store brand snack digital coupon (limit 1 use)
$0.75 each when you buy 2 with coupon

$0.99 Kroger Italian Bread, 16-18 oz in-store baked

$1.50 Pillsbury Toaster Strudel, Scrambles or Biscuits, 2-6 ct
-$0.50/2 Pillsbury coupon (from 8-7 or 9-11 GM or printable here or here)
$1.00 each when you buy 2 with coupon

$1.00 Kroger Saltines, 15-16 oz

$1.00 Kroger Donuts, 12 ct

$1.00 Kroger English Muffins, 6 ct

$2.00 Snickers, Milky Way or 3 Musketeers Candy, 9.94-11.5 oz
-$1.50/3 Mars coupon (from 9-25 RP)
$1.50 each when you buy 3 with coupon

$2.00 Twizzlers Candy, 9-16 oz
-$1.00/3 Twizzlers coupon (from 8-7 SS)
$1.66 each when you buy 3 with coupon ($1.33 ea if your store doubles to $1)

$1.99 Cheetos or Fritos, 9.25-10.5 oz

$2.69 Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain Cereal Bars, 6-8 ct
-$1.00/2 Nutri-Grain coupon (from 8-7 RP)
$2.19 each when you buy 2 with coupon ($1.69 ea if your store doubles to $1)

$2.50 Kroger Deluxe or Turkey Hill Ice Cream, 48 oz

Kroger: DAIRY

$0.60 Yoplait Yogurt, 4-6 oz cup
-$0.40/6 Yoplait coupon from (8-21 SS or 9-11 GM or printable) or $0.50/8 coupon (from 8-21 SS or 9-11 GM or printable)
$0.47 each after coupon

$1.25 Kroger Cottage Cheese, Sour Cream or Dip, 16 oz

$1.89 Kroger Singles, 16 ct

$2.49 Kroger Gallon Milk, includes chocolate

$2.99 Kroger Butter, 16 oz

Kroger: MEAT

$1.78/lb Amick Farms Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast

B1G1 Boneless Bottom Round Steak or Roast (save up to $5.39)

$6.99/lb T-Bone or Porterhouse Steaks

$1.67 Eckrich Franks or Bologna, 16 oz


$0.49/lb Fall Squash, selected varieties
$1.00 Broccoli, each
$1.00 Carrots, 3 lb bag
$1.00 Celery, each
$1.00 Radishes, bunch
$1.25 Raspberries, 6 oz
$1.49/lb Red, Black or White Seedless Grapes
$1.67 Fresh Selections White Mushrooms, 8 oz
$1.67 Kroger Red or White Onions, 2 lb
$1.98/lb Organic Red or White Seedless Grapes
$1.99/lb SweeTango Apples
$2.49/lb Organic Honeycrisp Apples
$2.50 Kroger Caramel or Candy Apples, 3 ct

$2.50 Marzetti Apple Dips, 16-16.5 oz
-$1.00/1 Marzetti coupon (from 9-18 SS)
$1.50 after coupon ($0.50 if your store doubles to $1)

B1G1 Michigan Medium or Large Pumpkins (up to $6.99)
$3.49 each when you buy 2 on sale

Kroger: HEALTH & BEAUTY + more

$1.05 Reach Floss (regular price)
-$1.00/1 Reach coupon (from 4-17 SS)
$0.05 after coupon – great charity donation!

$1.09 Carefree Liners, 20 ct (regular price)
-$0.50/1 Carefree coupon (from 8-21 SS)
$0.09 after coupon

$1.25 Oral B Cavity Defense Toothbrush (through Oct 9; reg $1.79)
-$0.75/2 Cavity Defense coupon (from 8-28 PG, exp 9-30)
$0.88 each when you buy 2 with coupon ($0.50 ea if your store doubles to $1)

$2.29 Scotch Packaging Tape, 22.2 yds
-$0.50/1 Scotch printable coupon
$1.29 after coupon

B1G1 Playtex Cups, Bottles, Liners, Nipples and Pacifiers, select varieties (through Oct 2)

Playtex Drop-Ins Bottle Liners, 50 ct 4 oz or 8 oz (reg $4.53)
-$1.00/1 Playtex printable coupon
$1.77 each when you buy 2 on sale with 1 coupon

Playtex Drop-Ins Bottle Liners, 100 ct 8 oz (reg $8.89)
-$1.00/1 Playtex printable coupon
$3.95 each when you buy 2 on sale with 1 coupon

$3.99 All Liquid Laundry Detergent, 28-32 oz
-$1.00/1 All coupon (from 8-28 RP)
$2.99 after coupon ($1.99 if your store doubles to $1)

B1G1 Disney or Marvel Gummi Vitamins (reg $6.99; through Oct 9)
-$1.00/1 Disney/Marvel coupon (from 8-7 RP or printable)
$2.99 each when you buy 2 with 1 coupon

B1G1 Diaper Genie II Refills (through Oct 2; reg $9.29)
$4.65 each when you buy 2 on sale

B1G1 Nature’s Bounty Vitamins and Supplements (through Oct 9)
-$1.00/1 or $2.00/1 Nature’s Bounty coupons (from 7-10 or 8-7 RP)
Price will vary


* Macomb area Kroger stores currently double coupons up to $0.50. However, only 3 manufacturer’s coupons will be doubled per like items purchased.

View this week’s complete Kroger Ad.

Kroger Catalina Promotions

Unless otherwise stated, all Catalina offers are limited to one per transaction. Read more about what to do if your Catalina coupon doesn’t print as expected.

Buy 2 AXE Deodorant (excludes travel/trial sizes) in one transaction, get a $2.00 checkout coupon valid on our next order. Buy 3, get $3.00. (9/5-10/2)

*COMING SOON* Buy 2 McCormick Spices, Black Pepper, Herbs, Onion, Extracts or Food Color in one transaction, get a $1.50 checkout coupon valid on your next order. Buy 3 or more, get $2.50. (9/30-10/23)

Have you received a Catalina advertisement at a Kroger register? Please share in the comments!


You can now view the Kroger coupon policy for Michigan online.
Please that Kroger’s coupon policy clearly states in each store ad: Limit 3 Manufacturer’s Coupons will be Doubled (up to $0.50) per Like Items Purchased.

NOTE on Printable Coupons: Some Kroger stores have been denying the redemption of any printable coupon over $1, so proceed with caution when using printable coupons. You can view/print the Kroger Print-at-Home Coupon Acceptance Policy here, which does not specifically restrict the use of printables over $1.

You WILL need a Kroger card to take advantage of these offers; sign up for one at the Customer Service desk if you do not have one!


SELECT Kroger stores outside of Macomb (some stores in Saginaw and Genessee counties along with the Howell location – view a full list here or a map of stores here) will double manufacturer’s coupons up to $1.00! This can mean a great savings (and some potential free items each week). If your travels happen to take you north, check the Kroger ad (search by zip code) for the areas you’re passing through. You just might want to pack your coupons, too!

Load digital coupons to your Kroger card before you shop: visit Cellfire, P&G eSaver, Shortcuts and Kroger Digital Coupons. Each website lists the e-coupons that can be loaded onto your Kroger Card so that you can save even more! E-coupons are limited to one use per card and will NOT double. Kroger digital coupons may NOT be combined with actual paper manufacturer coupons.

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  1. 1

    Wow very slow week at kroger this week. I bet its going to be good Oct 3 Nothing good on sale with coupons. Has to be something not in the add that’s a great price.

  2. 2

    great price on toaster strudel stock up i havent seen it this price for a long time

    • 3

      That is exactly what I was thinking. We go through those like crazy! I’m going to be using every coupon for them I have!

    • 7

      My Kroger in MI has changed all of their coupon policies and will only take 2 q’s from a specific manufacturer, so I was only able to get 4 strudels. Also ad stated the scrambles included in sale and store manager would not honor it. :(

  3. 8

    Kroger had the Knorr stock for 2.99 (I did not look at the dates) but with the $2/1 q they are .99 -for 4 little tubs of stock. Each tub makes 3 1/2 cups of stock. I bought the beef and made stew and it was super yummy.
    They had them at Walmart for 3.38 each.

    • 9

      Thanks Marianne, I picked up 3 pkgs of Knorr stock and I really like it. I would have never have found it without your post because it was on the top shelf!! I forgot to check when the sale ends….I hope to pick up a few more this week!!

  4. 10

    I cant seem to get the print out for the platex liners…. :( anyone eles having this problem?

  5. 11

    Wow, seems like a stock up price on carrots too!

  6. 12

    Not a bad price to stock up on Halloween candy as well!

  7. 13

    I’m not seeing that many coupon deals I’m interested in this week. I think this is a great week to search for meat deals at the different stores around town and stock up!!

  8. 18

    Zatarains also has a 1.00 off 3 out (not sure what paper) making them 3 for a 1.00!!! Good price

  9. 19

    Pillsbury Egg Scramblers or Biscuits are free if you have the $1 off Q – Expires 9/30/11.

  10. 23

    Also the small Dawn Renewal bottles are reg $1.49. If you still have your $1 off Q (doesn’t state size) = Free if your store doubles up to $1.

    • 24

      Which insert in this coupon in?

      • 25

        I have a $1 off hand renewal that expires on 4/30/2013. I’m pretty sure it came out of a package of bounty paper towels. I don’t remember seeing one in an insert.

        • 26

          Wasn’t it the PG insert? I had them, and already used them… Pretty sure it was this month’s P&G…

  11. 27
    FrugalBehind says:

    Has anyone seen the Diaper Genie refills around here? I’ve only seen reports from people out of state and haven’t found any at our 2 closest stores :(.

  12. 29

    Hey everyone
    Pillsbury breakfast scramblers and sandwiches are on sale for 2 for $3. With the $1 off each coupon you can get them for 2/$1. Or if your store doubles to $1, you get it for FREE! :)

  13. 31

    Anyone ever get a raincheck for the fruitables.. I know they have not been in for a long long time? I would really like to get some of them for .50 cents a 8 pack when they come in.

    • 32

      I got a RC whenthey were on sale for $2.49 and I was able to pick up three this week. The coupons don’t expire until 12/31, so hopefully they’ll be on sale again before the end of the year

  14. 33

    I don’t have the $1 off Q for the Pillsbury Scramblers or Biscuits but Boxtops4education.com has them when you register.

  15. 34

    Kroger prices are so high this week.

  16. 35

    I found an internet printable coupon for Roman Meal bread and managed to score some free bread since the coupon was for $1 off and Roman Meal bread is $1.79 this week. Whether or not your store double to $1 this is a pretty good deal.

  17. 36

    Kimmy, do you have the link?

  18. 37

    There is a Catalina Deal for the Keebler and/or Sunshine 100 Calorie Right Bites Snacks (6 ct. or larger, Any Flavor, Mix or Match) 10/1-10/21

    Buy 3 get $2
    Buy 4 get $3
    Buy 5 or more and get $4

  19. 38

    Also, Some other good deals with Saving Star coupons (digital coupons in which you can also use paper coupons):

    1) Huggies Slip on Diapers Save $2 (Plus, there is a $3 off coupon!)
    2) Buy 2 Huggies Wipes 64 ct. or larger save $1 (you can also use 2-$.40 coupons)
    3) Johnsonville Italian Sausage save $.55 (There is a $1 off paper coupon too!)
    4) One a Day Vitamins save $1 (There is a $2 paper coupon for these)


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