Costco Kirkland Signature Butter Toffee Cashews Review

Butter toffee and cashews sound like a delicious combination of flavors. The Costco Kirkland Signature Butter Toffee Cashews have a sweet and sugary coating. Will these candied nuts satisfy cravings for both salty and sweet snacks? Find out below!

Image of the Costco Kirkland Signature Butter Toffee Cashews bag sitting on a table.
Costco Kirkland Signature Butter Toffee Cashews.

During our last Costco visit, Sean picked up these Kirkland Signature Butter Toffee Flavored Cashews. These are new at my Costco and I was curious to try them!

Other nuts I’ve reviewed from Costco are the Kirkland Signature Honey Roasted Macadamia Nuts, Savanna Orchards Gourmet Honey Roasted Nuts, Kirkland Signature Premium Quality Whole Mixed Nuts, Kirkland Signature Mixed Nut Butter with Seeds, Kirkland Signature Natural Peanut Butter and the Kirkland Signature Creamy Almond Butter.

Location in Store

The nuts can be found in the snack section; the item number is 1510336.

Taste

The first thing I notice when I open the bag is that the cashews smell really nice! There’s a noticeable toffee aroma.

Image of a hand holding five butter toffee cashews.
The cashews are extra crispy and crunchy from the candy coating.

The butter toffee coating adds a bit of crispiness (the way sugar crystals are crispy) and a fair bit of sweetness to the flavor of the cashews. I notice the flavor of plain sugar more than the flavor of butter toffee or the nuts themselves. The sweetness was a bit much for my tastes and a bit overpowering, but not unpleasant.

I was hoping these would have a combination of salty and sweet flavors but all I can taste is sweet so if you’re looking for some noticeable saltiness, it’s not in these.

Top down image of a bowl full of cashews.
Ready to eat!

Cost

The 680-gram bag costs $12.99 Canadian at Costco which isn’t overly expensive but not super cheap. Cashews are usually one of the cheaper nuts you can buy.

Convenience

I appreciate that the bag reseals so the cashews stay fresh, the best-before date listed on my bag is about nine months from the date I purchased it.

Closeup image of the front label on the bag of butter toffee cashews.
These aren’t a salty and sweet treat. Just sweet.

I can definitely see these being great for any nut dish and for people who enjoy sweet, candied cashews. One way to use them is to toss some in your movie night popcorn!

Nutrition

Calories

A 1/3 cup serving contains 260 calories, 18 grams of fat, 24 grams of carbohydrates, one gram of fibre, 16 grams of sugar, four grams of protein and 90 milligrams of sodium. That’s quite a few calories and a decent amount of fat! It’s really easy to eat a 1/3 cup serving so if you’re really watching your calories, fat or sugar, you may want to portion your nuts out.

Image of the Costco butter toffee cashews nutrition facts from the back of the bag.
Nutrition facts.

Ingredients

The ingredients are pretty straightforward! I did some google research and found that there are some studies that have concluded individuals with peanut allergies can consume highly refined peanut oil, which I find really interesting.

Image of the Costco butter toffee cashews ingredients list from the back of the bag.
Ingredients.

Scoring

Taste: 7/10

Cost: 7/10

Convenience: 10/10

Nutrition: 0/10

Overall

Must buy!

I think these are just okay, they’re a bit sweet for my liking. However, if you know you like sugary cashews, you’ll probably like these.

Have you tried these? What do you think of them?


Please note that this review was not paid for or sponsored by any third party. This product was purchased by Costcuisine for the purpose of producing this review. The opinions in this review are strictly those of Costcuisine. Costcuisine is not affiliated with Costco or any of its suppliers. In the event that Costcuisine receives compensation for a post from the manufacturer of a product or some other third party, the arrangement will be clearly disclosed (including where the manufacturer of a product provides Costcuisine with a free sample of the product).

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4 thoughts on “Costco Kirkland Signature Butter Toffee Cashews Review”

  1. Natalie, you’re not a medical doctor. You should refrain from mentioning anything about health benefits or your research. As we have seen from conspiracy theorists and anti-vaxxers, they have their own version of alternative facts/science. But I guess that’s the norm these days by Albertans?!

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  2. I have learned (the hard way) that if Natalie says (writes) “must buy”, that means I must NOT buy. I mostly visit this site to see how often Natalie gives a less than positive review.

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