16 of the best things to get at Aldi this month for under $5

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Bag of pulled-pork kettle chips, box of chocolate ice-cream sandwiches, and container of grilled-cheese tomato soup
This month, Aldi is offering lots of options for the late summertime and a few products to ring in the fall.Aldi
  • In August, I like to head to Aldi for essentials for summer grilling and back-to-school prep.

  • Mini cinnamon rolls and chicken and waffle sandwiches are perfect for brunch parties.

  • Steamed dumplings, manicotti, and chicken sausages are great school-night dinner solutions.

Level up breakfast and brunch with these vegan Earth Grown Chik'n and Waffle Sandwiches.

Package of Chik'n and Waffle sandwiches from Aldi
Earth Grown's sandwiches are a vegan-friendly breakfast.Aldi

Chicken and waffles are a delicious sweet-and-savory breakfast combo.

Plant-based eaters can enjoy these breakfast sandwiches made with vegan "chicken" and maple-flavored waffles. Just add a side of maple syrup for dipping.

You can grab a box of two sandwiches for $4.99.

Prep dinner in a pinch with the Priano manicotti or stuffed shells.

Package of Priano stuffed shells
Priano stuffed shells make for quick and easy weeknight dinners.Aldi

As school nights approach, get dinner on the table fast with this freezer-friendly manicotti or stuffed shells, which are just $3.49 per bag.

Pair with marinara or your favorite sauce and a side salad for a quick meal during the week.


Dip your favorite fruits in sweet tooth-satisfying Park Street Deli cookie butter or snickerdoodle hummus.

Package of cookie butter from Aldi
Dessert hummus is perfect for those with a sweet tooth.Aldi

Grab some graham crackers or fresh berries for dipping into this sweet hummus, which is just $2.49 per tub.

t comes in cookie-butter and snickerdoodle flavors.

Craft a fancy brunch board with the Bake Shop mini cinnamon rolls.

Plastic package of Bake Shop cinnamon rolls
Bake Shop cinnamon rolls can be served at a brunch.Aldi

Quickly satisfy your cinnamon-roll cravings with mini-sized versions of this classic dessert.

The mini cinnamon rolls are a perfect addition to a brunch spread or an easy breakfast with a side of fresh summer berries.

You can pick up a pack of 12 for $3.89.

Turn to Fusia Asian Inspirations steamed dumplings for flavorful appetizers and entrées.

Fusia steamed chicken dumplings from Aldi
Dumplings are great for an easy, tasty dinner.Aldi

These steamed dumplings can become a quick appetizer or create a filling entrée when paired with rice and vegetables.

The chicken- and veggie-filled dumplings are also microwavable so they're ready in just a few minutes.

Grab a box of four for $2.99.

Aldi's fan-favorite Specially Selected Indulgent Greek yogurt has two new flavors for August.

greek yogurt display  at aldi
This Specially Selected yogurt is one of the store's most popular products.Tori Hazelett

Aldi's Specially Selected Indulgent Greek yogurt was selected as a fan-favorite product in 2022, and this month, two new flavors are hitting the shelves.

Choose from honey-cherry or honey-peach flavors for $4.09 per 32-ounce tub.

These large tubs have enough Greek yogurt to meal prep all week long.

For breakfast, try liveGfree glazed or chocolate-covered gluten-free donuts.

Box of liveGfree glazed donuts
Aldi has long been a pioneer in the gluten-free foods space.Aldi

This month, Aldi is bringing gluten-free glazed and chocolate-frosted doughnuts to its product lineup.

These make for tasty on-the-go breakfasts and can be added to a brunch board for lazy, late Saturday mornings. Each package of doughnuts is $4.99.

Bite into these frosty Earth Grown non-dairy chocolate-chip or chocolate cookie sandwiches.

Box of Earth Grown chocolate ice-cream sandwiches
Earth Grown ice-cream sandwiches are perfect for cooling off in the sun.Aldi

Aldi's Earth Grown brand is launching dairy-free desserts made with chocolate-chip or chocolate cookies.

Both plant-based desserts are made with oat-based ice cream.

You can try both flavors for $3.99 per box.

Grab a sustainable snack with Benton's Upcycled cookies.

Package of upcycled okara chocolate-chip cookies
These Benton's cookies use okara, which is pulp left over from tofu and soy-milk production.Aldi

If you're trying to live a little more sustainably, consider picking up a pack or two of these upcycled cookies from Benton's.

The vanilla oat-milk cookies are made with upcycled oat-milk flour, and the chocolate chip cookies are made with rescued okara, or soy-pulp, flour.

Each package of cookies is $2.99.

Fire up the grill to make these Simply Nature Organic chicken sausages in BBQ or green-chile flavors.

Package of green chile-chicken sausage
Make the most of the warm weather by grilling Simply Nature chicken sausages.Aldi

For late summer grilling, throw these barbecue or green-chile organic chicken sausages on the grill.

The sausages can be served over rice, pasta, or salads or alongside your favorite vegetables.

Grab a pack of five for $4.89.

Meet your keto goals with the L'oven Fresh keto-friendly bagels.

Hand holding blue and clear package of Aldi bagel things
L'oven Fresh has a variety of bagels to choose from.Spencer Morin

Following a keto diet doesn't have to mean missing out on your favorite foods.

These keto-friendly bagels have 11 grams of protein per serving. Each package of five keto-certified bagels is $4.49.

Ring in fall with the Specially Selected pumpkin-cheesecake-drizzled caramel corn.

Bag of Specially Selected pumpkin-cheesecake drizzled popcorn
You can celebrate fall early with this caramel corn.Aldi

Fall is kicking off early at Aldi with this pumpkin-cheesecake caramel corn.

The ideal companion to evening campfires or movie nights, the caramel corn is seasoned with aromatic spices and topped with a creamy cheesecake drizzle.

You can grab a bag for $2.99.

Stay cool with the Sundae Shoppe rose cones.

rose cones
Smooth, sweet ice cream shaped like rose petals fills a waffle cone for a unique dessert.Aldi

The rose-shaped ice-cream cones' classic strawberries and cream flavor is returning, and you can also pick up new chocolate, hazelnut, and vanilla versions.

Try these flavors for $3.99 per box of four.

Grab a bag of Clancy's pulled-pork or braised-beef short-rib kettle chips for upcoming cookouts.

Clancy's krinkle-cut pulled-pork kettle chips
Clancy's chips are flavor-packed side to go with a burger.Aldi

If you're looking for a savory snack, pick up these pulled-pork or braised-beef short-rib kettle chips.

You can enjoy these chips on their own or bring them to your next cookout to munch on with hamburgers or hot dogs.

A bag of these meaty potato chips costs $1.99.

Pretend fall weather is here with the Bremer Bistro loaded-potato or grilled-cheese tomato soups.

Bistro grilled-cheese tomato soup
Ring in the fall with soups from Bremer.Aldi

For those who love fall and winter, you can pretend it's already colder weather with these Bremer Bistro soups.

These are available in loaded-potato or grilled-cheese flavors, and cost $4.95 each.

Mix up a cold beverage with the PurAqua sparkling cocktail mixers in bee's knees or agave-grapefruit.

PurAqua sparkling cocktail mixer
If you don't want to fuss with the cocktail shaker, try a premade mixer.Aldi

You can pair these sparkling cocktail mixers with your favorite liquor and a lemon wedge or a sprig of mint for a refreshing drink.

These beverages, available in lemon and honey or agave-grapefruit, are also great on their own as a mocktail.

You can pick up a four-pack for $2.99.

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