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Kroger deals, Dec. 22-28

A lot of this week’s deals at Kroger are repeats: ultra-cheap Cool Whip and Jell-O and good prices on canned vegetables, butter, apples, pears and ham. The free milk and free eggs promotions also continue.

And finally, the digital Friday freebie this week is a free package of Gatorade Prime (Chews or Pouch).

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.

Prescription transfer promotion: Get a $25 free grocery credit when you transfer a prescription. Ask at the pharmacy.

Digital Friday freebie: Download a digital coupon on Friday, Dec. 20, for a free Gatorade Prime Chews or Pouch. The coupon is valid through Jan. 11 but you must download it on the 27th.

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.

Betty Crocker boxed specialty potatoes: $1

.50/2 11/17 or 12/15 SS

= 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

.60/1 Honey Nut Cheerios printable coupon on BettyCrocker.com or Pillsbury.com

.60/1 Cookie Crisp printable coupon on BettyCrocker.com or Pillsbury.com

.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 recently available printable coupon

$1/2 recently available printable coupon on the 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.

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): $6.99

$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 $4.99 if you buy 2 K-Cup packages.

No coupons required:

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

Anjou pears: 99 cents per pound.

Organic Fuji apples: $1.79 per pound.

Organic sweet potatoes (3-lb. bag): $2.99.

Organic oranges (4-lb. bag): $3.99.

Florida navel oranges or grapefruit (8-lb. bag): $5.99.

Gwaltney spiral sliced ham: $1.49 per pound. Limit 1.

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

Cumberland Gap boneless ham: $2.49 per pound.

Boneless sirloin tip roast or bottom round beef round: $3.49 per pound.

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

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

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

Kroger butter (1 lb.): $2.

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

Kroger Meals Made Simple Side Dish (20-24 oz.): $2.

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.

Simple Truth organic beans (15 oz.): $1.

Blue Diamond Almond Nut-Thins: $2.

Coke brand 12 packs or 6-8 pack bottles: $2.75 each wyb 4. Otherwise, $4.99 each.

Kroger bread or buns: $1.