Costco has vegan frozen dessert options like these bars for summer and they’re really delicious!
Summer is here! It was hot this weekend and on both Saturday and Sunday I devoured some vegan frozen dessert bars from Costco. On Saturday I tried these Traditions Forest Fruit Bars that I picked up on my most recent trip to Costco which are vegan and dairy-free.
I recently reviewed the Costco So Delicious Dairy Free Dessert Bars which are super good! Other vegan desserts I’ve reviewed from Costco include the Jojo’s Guilt Free Chocolate, innofoods Almond Nuggets in Dark Chocolate, MadeGood Red Velvet Minis, Lotus Biscoff Cookies and the Maison Riviera Coconut Milk Vegan Delight.
The vegan Costco Traditions Forest Fruit Bars can be found in the freezer section near all the other frozen dessert and ice cream, the item number is 1503432.
Absolutely love, love, love these. If you gave me one of these bars and didn’t tell me they were dairy-free or vegan I would have no idea. They taste just like a chocolate coated frozen ice cream bar.
The vegan frozen dessert filling is coconut based and tastes like a sweet field berry flavored ice cream. It’s a little on the sweet side and just borders on too sweet, my husband found the frozen dessert a little too sweet and artificial tasting but I really liked it. You can’t taste the coconut at all and there’s noticeable hints of raspberry, strawberry and blackcurrant.
The chocolate on the outside is amazingly tasty and goes really well with the berry non-dairy frozen dessert inside. On top of the chocolate are crunchy bits of raspberry which add a little extra texture and tartness to the chocolate. I did find that the chocolate coating crumbles and shatters easily making the bar a little difficult to eat but these taste so good I didn’t care.
The box comes with 12 bars and I paid $14.99 Canadian. I would say this is reasonable considering how delightful these are and that they’re vegan!
Each bar is individually packaged. The best before date on the bars is over a year from the date we purchased them.
These vegan frozen dessert bars need to be kept frozen and are perfect to serve guests who are lactose intolerant, following a dairy-free diet or are vegan. I love them for a treat on the weekends when it’s hot out!
Unfortunately despite these being vegan they are not healthy, one bar is 210 calories, 12 grams of fat, 23 grams of carbohydrates, one gram of fibre, 17 grams of sugar, two grams of protein and 15 mg of sodium. They’re high in satured/trans fats.
The second ingredient listed is sugar followed by coconut oil and corn maltodextrin. Despite these being dairy-free there’s some not so healthy ingredients and they’re not exactly low in sugar.
I really enjoy the flavor and taste of these bars and would definitely recommend them as a frozen summer treat for anyone following a dairy-free or vegan diet.
Give it a try!
Even if you eat dairy you won’t even be able to tell these are dairy free, both kids and adults would enjoy these for a summer time treat!
Have you tried these? What did you think?
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5 thoughts on “Costco Traditions Forest Fruit Vegan Frozen Bars Review”
I feel robbed in Kamloops BC!! Finally found something I can satisfy my sweet need, which by the way I am being very successful in my weight loss. Being satisfied with one sweet is so much better then picking at a few things all evening!!
These are amazing bars and want them seriously back in your stores please.
I love them too!
I think that’s the problem. Any fad like Gluten free, Keri, or veganism versus vegetarianism is generally unhealthy when commercially bought. If you make your own meals and snacks it will be very time consuming. Most people who are on these diets are unhealthy…they just done know it.
Whether they have a fatty liver, on the verge of prediabetes, or simply young but otherwise fit, the damage these diets do won’t be revealed until many years later. If you want to diet, you either need to invest in the time or hire a chef who’s also a registered dietitian.
Sorry. Typo. I meant Keto not Keri
We love them and are so disappointed that they are starred indicating they will not be restocked….