Centsible Saver

Kroger deals, Dec. 15-21

Kroger has nice coupon deals this week on Cool Whip, Jell-O, General Mills cereals and Pillsbury refrigerated cookie dough -- plus free milk and free egg promotions.

Without coupons, score good deals on ham, apples, potatoes, butter, spices, extracts, canned vegetables and discounted iTunes gift cards.

And finally, the digital Friday freebie this week is a free King Size Twix candy bar.

Keep reading for all of this week's top deals at Triangle-area Kroger stores.

Kroger savings tips:

*Kroger stores in the Mid-Atlantic region, which includes the Triangle, do NOT double coupons. Read about the coupon policy change HERE.

*Up to five identical coupons may be used in a single order, but there's no limit on the total number of coupons you may use.

*During Kroger's frequent 10 for $10 sales, you DON'T have to buy all ten to score the deal. Each item is individually priced at $1.

*Kroger offers digital coupons, which you may load onto your loyalty card. The digital coupons do NOT double and may NOT be combined with paper coupons. Set up an account on Kroger.com.

*Seniors save 5 percent on their total grocery bill every Tuesday.

*Click HERE to print coupons from The N&O's Find N Save coupon page powered by Coupons.com.

Digital Friday freebie: Download a digital coupon on Friday, Dec. 20, for a free King Size Twix bar. The coupon is valid through Jan. 4 but you must download it on the 20th.

Milk promotion: Get a free gallon of milk (or half-gallon of organic milk) when you purchase four General Mills cereals or treats, Betty Crocker fruit snacks or Pillsbury Refrigerated cookie dough for $10.

This week's coupon match-ups and promotion deals:

Cool Whip, Jell-O pudding or gelatin: $1

$1.50/2 (1 Cool Whip and 1 Jell-O) December All You magazine

= 25 cents each. Fantastic deal.

Dole canned pineapple (20 oz.): $1

.50/2 printable coupon

= 75 cents each.

General Mills cereals or treats, Betty Crocker fruit snacks or Pillsbury Refrigerated cookie dough: 4/$10

Lots of coupons to use with this deal. Here are a few of the possibilities:

$1/1 Pillsbury Refrigerated cookie dough 12/8 SS 1 or 12/15 SS

$1.50/2 Pillsbury Refrigerated cookie dough SavingStar.com credit

.50/1 Honey Nut Cheerios printable coupon on N&O’s Find N Save

$1/2 Chex cereal printable coupon on N&O’s Find N Save

.50/1 Cooke Crisp printable coupon on N&O’s Find N Save

.50/1 Cookie Crisp SavingStar.com credit

.50/1 Honey Nut Cheerios SavingStar.com credit

$1/2 Chex cereal SavingStar.com credit

= as low as $1.13 each for the cookie dough.

PLUS: Get free milk with purchase of 4. Great deal.

Nabisco snack crackers, including Ritz: $1.99

.75/1 Ritz, 10 oz. or larger printable coupon on N&O’s Find N Save

$1/2 printable coupon on Nabisco Facebook page

= as low as $1.24.

Nestle Toll House Morsels (10-12 oz.): $2

.50/2 printable coupon on VeryBestBaking.com

= $1.75 each.

Domino granulated sugar (4 lb.): $2.50

.40/1 11/3 RP

= $2.10. Not that great of a deal.

Pillsbury Pie Crusts: $2.50

.50/2 11/3, 11/10, 11/17, 12/15 SS or 12/8 SS1

.75/2 SavingStar.com credit

= as low as $1.88 each.

Jimmy Dean Breakfast Sausage (12-16 oz.): 2/$7

.55/1 Jimmy Dean fully cooked product. 11/24 RP

.55/1 Jimmy Dean product, excluding rolls. 11/24 RP

PLUS: Get a dozen eggs FREE when you buy 2 Jimmy Dean sausage items.

Starbucks coffee (11-12 oz. or 10-count K-Cups): $5.99

$2/2 Starbucks coffee, 10 oz. or larger 11/24 SS

$1.50/1 Starbucks K-Cup pack, 10- or 16-count 11/24 SS or 12/8 SS2

$4/2 Starbucks K-Cup pack, 10- or 16-count 12/8 SS2

= as low as $4.49. Nice price.

No coupons required:

Gala, Granny Smith, Red or Golden Delicious apples: 99 cents per pound.

Celery: 99 cents per bunch.

Organic Fuji apples: $1.79 per pound.

Pomegranates or organic pomegranates: $2.

Organic sweet potatoes: $2.99 for 3-pound bag.

Russet potatoes: $3.99 for 8-pound bag.

Gwaltney spiral sliced ham: $1.49 per pound.

Boneless chicken breasts: $1.99 per pound in the value pack.

Cumberland Gap whole semi-boneless ham: $1.99 per pound.

Cumberland Gap boneless ham: $2.49 per pound.

Boneless pork loin: $2.49 per pound.

Private Selection or Kroger bacon (12-16 oz.): $3.50.

Kroger butter (1 lb.): $2.

Kroger spices (.62-4 oz.) or extracts (1 oz.): $2.

Kroger sour cream or dip (16 oz.): $1.

Kroger cream cheese (8 oz.): $1.

Kroger cinnamon or crescent rolls: $1.

Kroger frozen vegetables (10-12 oz.): $1.

Birds Eye Steamfresh vegetables (10-16 oz.): $1.

Kroger Deluxe ice cream (48 oz.): $2.50.

Kroger canned vegetables (14.25-15.25 oz.): 50 cents.

Kroger canned broth (14 oz.): 50 cents.

Kroger Mandarin oranges (15 oz.): $1.

Kroger bread or buns: $1.

Kroger 12-pack soda: $2.25 each wyb 4. Otherwise, $2.50 each.

Home Sense toilet paper 12 double rolls: $4.99. That’s 42 cents per double roll.

$40 iTunes gift card multi-pack (4 $10 cards): $34. Discounted gift cards are a great opportunity to save.