Last Updated on November 17, 2023
Each week we highlight a few of the more interesting items in the upcoming Aldi weekly ad. Note that, in most areas, the ad takes effect on Wednesday.
This week’s theme is cookware and baking supplies, Christmas decorations, Hanukkah decorations, holiday candles / candle holders and wax warmers / melts, electrical accessories for holiday lighting, houseplants and cut flowers, clothing and accessories, pet products, toys and books and art supplies, Thanksgiving and Christmas foods, and other assorted food highlights.
The Most Interesting Thing We Saw:
- Crofton Cast Iron Braiser, $24.99. This is a Le Creuset dupe. Choose from white or blue. Interior diameter: 11.85 in. Holds up to 3.7 Qt. Offers superior heat retention and distribution with long-lasting porcelain enamel interior and exterior. Oven safe up to 482°F. Compatible with all cooktops, including induction. Comes with a 2-year warranty. Read more information here.
Aldi Finds (Special Buy) Highlights:
Other cookware and baking supplies:
- Ambiano 5 Speed Hand Mixer, $12.99. Available in Black, Slate, or Light Green. Offers 5 speed settings and beater ejection button allows for easy removal. Detachable beaters and whisks included. Read more information here.
- Crofton 20-Piece Glass Storage Set, $14.99. Available with red or blue lids. Set contains: 1 x 4 cup, 1 x 7 cup, 2 x 2 cup, 3 x 6 cup, and 3 x 1 oz. Perfect for baking, re-heating, serving, and storing. Stackable and nestable design is great for saving space. Top rack dishwasher safe and microwave safe (glass only) and freezer safe.
- Crofton Baking Mat & Spatula Set, $6.99. Choice of Ornament, Hedgehog, Evergreen, or Little House designs. Includes 1 Silicone Baking Mat and 2 Spatulas. Silicone Baking Mat dimensions: 16.25 x 11.5 in.
- Crofton Bundt Cake Pans, $9.99. Features heavy gauge aluminum for superior detail. Cast aluminum provides uniform heat distribution. Includes Quantanium nonstick coating for easy release. Durable, detailed aluminum for perfect holiday bakes.
- Crofton Freestock Cookie Sheets, $6.99. Choose from a large insulated cookie sheet (14 x 16 in) or a 2-piece medium non-insulated cookie sheet set (12 x 14 in). Available in silver or gold. Insulated cookie sheet has a two-layer carbon steel design for even heat distribution and an insulated layer that provides lower surface temperature to reduce burning. Raised edge allows for easy handling. Oven safe up to 450°F. Features Quantanium nonstick coating for easy release.
- Crofton Measuring Cup & Cookie Scoop, $3.99. Choice of 10-piece Measuring Cup and Spoon Set, Liquid Measuring Cup, or Cookie Scoop.
- Crofton Mega Bakeware, $9.99. Oven safe up to 450˚F (232˚C). Designed for party-sized baked goods and entrees. Features Quan Tanium nonstick coating.
- Crofton Mini Pancake or Large Pancake Pan, $9.99. Choose a large pancake pan or a Winter Theme or Winter Activity pan. Large pan: 17.1 x 9.8 in. Winter Theme & Winter Activity pans: 18.15 x 10.23 in. Featuring easy to clean nonstick coating, ergonomic soft grip handle, and heavy duty cast aluminum. Winter Theme & Winter Activity pans feature 7 fun and exciting designs. Recipe included. These come with a 2-year warranty. Read our review of the mini pancake pan here.
- Crofton Roll up Rack or Collapsible Dish Rack, $7.99. Collapsible Dish Rack is compact and portable with 4 compartments to organize utensils and drainage holes to filter water. Dimensions when opened: 14.5 in L x 12.4 in W x 5 in H. Roll-up Rack features stainless steel rack with silicone ends. Rolls up when not in use for easy storage. Dimensions: 20.5 in L x 12.8 in W x .25 in H.
- Crofton Silicone Lids or Ice Cube Molds, $4.99. Choice of Rectangle, Round, or 3-piece Silicone Stretch lid. Choice of Snowflake or Extra-Large Ice Cube Mold. Dishwasher and microwave safe. Suitable for freezing. Flexible for easy release.
- Merry Moments 2-Piece Holiday Towel Set, $3.99. Made of 100% cotton. Four available prints: Trees, Holly, Ornaments, and Houses. Extra plush, soft, and absorbent. Each towel measures 15″ x 25″. OEKO-TEX certified.
- Merry Moments Vinyl Tablecloth, $3.49. For indoor or outdoor use. Choose 52″ x 70″, 60″ x 84″, or 70″ Round in Holly Berry, Beige Trees, Green Trees, or Ornaments. Water resistant, PVC and chloride free, and OEKO-TEX certified.
- Huntington Home Tree Collar, $14.99. Choose Red Seagrass with Santa belt, Natural Rattan, or Water Hyacinth. Add the final touch to any Christmas tree. Easy to assemble. Dimensions: 27 in. diameter x 10 in H.
- Merry Moments 18″ x 30″ Holiday Coir Mat, $6.99. Features 100% natural coir fibers with 5 festive designs to choose from. Skid resistant backing. Scrape off dirt and debris. Perfect to pair with a layering rug.
- Merry Moments 4′ Christmas Inflatables, $12.99. Choose Santa, Reindeer, Snowman, Gnome, Christmas Tree, Penguin, or Dog. Self-inflates in seconds. Lights us using energy-efficient LED lights. Easy setup. Includes stakes and tethering ropes. Indoor or outdoor use. Weather resistant.
- Merry Moments Circle Sign, $8.99. Perfect for your front door, mantel, or gallery wall. Measures 15″ inches in diameter. Comes ready to hang. Indoor or outdoor covered use. Read our review of one of Aldi’s circle signs here.
- Merry Moments Extendable Gnome, $8.99. Dimensions up to 17.9 inches tall. Extend or retract legs for multiple display options. Great for mantel or tabletop holiday décor. Many varieties available.
- Merry Moments Mini Gnome or Mini Hedgehog, $4.99. Perfect festive décor plush for your mantel. Assorted designs. For indoor use only.
- Merry Moments Holiday Decorative Pillow, $9.99. Shell 80% polyester, 20% cotton. Filling 100% polyester. Measures 17″ x 17″. Choose from 5 festive holiday designs. Spot clean only. OEKO-TEX certified.
- Merry Moments Holiday Throw, $4.99. Made of 100% polyester. Measures 50″ x 60″. Available in 5 holiday designs. Machine washable and OEKO-TEX certified.
- Merry Moments Flocked Potted Trees, $29.99. Choose from 2-pack of 3-foot trees or a single 5-foot tree. The 3-foot trees each contain 100 flocked pine tips. The 5-foot tree includes 165 flocked pine tips. Each tree includes a galvanized metal pot. For indoor use only.
- Merry Moments LED Spiral Tree Set, $19.99. Available in warm white or multi-color LEDs. Includes one 4-f00t tree and one 3-foot tree. Each tree includes a lighted star topper with 5 LED bulbs. The 3-foot tree includes 35 LED bulbs and the 4-f00t tree includes 50 LED bulbs. Includes tree stand and ground stakes. Uses energy-efficient LED bulbs. For indoor or outdoor use.
- Merry Moments Outdoor LED Birch Trees, $12.99. Includes 3 LED Lighted Birch Trees. Each tree contains 20 warm white LED bulbs. Individual tree height: 30 inches. Outdoor use.
- Merry Moments Reversible Porch Sign, $12.99. Perfect for your front porch, patio, or entryway. Reversible wood sign with unique designs featuring 3D embellishments. Leans up against wall or jute rope included for hanging. For indoor or covered outdoor use. Assorted designs. Read our review here.
- Merry Moments Gel Clings, $1.99. Choose from six festive designs. For window use only.
For ages 3 and up.
(Read our roundup post of Aldi Hanukkah decorations here.)
- Huntington Home 18″ x 30″ Deluxe Hanukkah Doormat, $6.99. Measures 18″ x 30″. Features polyester face with recycled rubber backing. Four festive designs to choose from. Perfect for indoor or outdoor use. Non-skid backing helps mat stay in place. Durable and easy to clean.
- Huntington Home 4′ Hanukkah Inflatables, $12.99. Choose from 3 designs: Brown Bear, Dreidel, Menorah, or Polar Bear. Self-inflates in seconds. Lights up using energy-efficient LED lights. Easy setup. Includes stakes and tethering ropes. For indoor or outdoor use. Weather resistant.
- Huntington Home Hanukkah Lighted Garland, $4.99. Choose from 4 designs: Menorah, Star of David, Dreidel, or Pom Poms. Requires 3 AA batteries (not included). Includes 6 hour on/18 hour off timer function. Contains one strand of 10 LED bulbs. Light length: 6 feet. Indoor use only.
- Huntington Home Hanukkah Reversible Box Sign, $3.99. Measures 9 in. x 5.95 in. Reversible with unique design on each side. Perfect for your mantel or tabletop. Assorted designs.
Holiday candles, candle holders, wax warmers, and wax melts:
- Huntington Home 4 Piece Flameless LED Candle Set, $9.99. Choose from Ivory with Vanilla Scent, Ivory Unscented, or White with Vanilla Scent. Includes 4 real wax LED candles. Each candle is 3 in. x 6 in. Includes a 6 hours on/18 hours off timer. Provides safe, flameless operation anywhere in your home. Each candle requires 3 x AAA batteries (batteries not included).
- Huntington Home LED Taper or Pillar Candle, $3.99. Comes in Taper or Pillar with real, unscented wax. Each candle requires 2 AAA batteries for Taper Candle and 2 AA batteries for Pillar Candle (batteries sold separately). Time function: 6 hours on/18 hours off. Pair with Taper or Pillar Candle Holder (sold separately).
- Merry Moments Holiday Lantern, $6.99. Decorative laser cut holiday lanterns. Dimensions: 12 in. For use with LED Candle or LED String Lights (sold separately). Great piece to add to your mantel, shelves, or tabletop. Choose from Hexagon Red, White Snowflake, Matte Black w/Greenery, or Matte Red w/ Santa Cut Out.
- Huntington Home Metal Candle Holders, $12.99. Set of 2 candle holders. Choose Matte Black Taper, Gold Taper, Matte Black Pillar, and Gold Pillar. Handcrafted from metal. Accommodates Taper or Pillar Candles (sold separately).
- Huntington Home Gnome Candle, $8.99 for a 12-oz. candle. Available in Red & Green Stripe (Clove & Tangerine), Black Buffalo Check (French Cocoa & Cream), Red & Green Plaid (Golden Apple & Cedarwood), or Red Fair Isle (Berry Blizzard).
- Huntington Home Nostalgic Tree Candle, $8.99.
- Huntington Home Village House Candle, $6.99 for 9.1 oz. Choose Peppermint/Candy Cane (red), Pine and Vetiver (Green), or Sugared Almonds (Blue).
- Huntington Home Holiday Pluggable Wax Warmer, $4.99. Available in Grey Gnome, Green Gnome, or Ceramic Snowflake designs. Use with wax melts (not included). Incandescent bulb included. Versatile plug swivels to fit outlet.
- Huntington Home Scented Wax Melts, $1.89 for 2.5 oz. Scents include Holiday Cranberry, Cedar Oakwood, First Snow, or Cutting The Tree. Releases a soothing fragrant scent. Replace wax melts when fragrance is gone. Use with electric wax warmer. Read our review of other Aldi wax melts here.
- Atomi Indoor or Outdoor Smart Plugs, $16.99. Control your outlet from your phone anytime, anywhere. Choose smart outdoor plug or smart plug 2-pack. Control the brightness of lights in any space and set the ambiance for any activity. Control plugged in devices with one free app. Control any device through simple voice commands. Set up weekly schedules that fit your lifestyle. The smart outdoor plug is IP 45 rated water-resistant and made with fireproof material.
- Easy Home Indoor Extension Cords or Wall Taps, $4.99. Choose 9-foot extension cord with foot switch and 3 outlets, 3-pack of 3-outlet grounded wall taps, or 6-foot extension cords (2-pack).
- Easy Home Indoor or Outdoor Timers, $7.99. Choose from grounded outdoor timer or 2-pack of indoor mechanical timers. Outdoor timer comes on at dusk for 2, 4, 6, or 8 hours or daily dusk-to-dawn setting. Schedule repeats every 24 hours (replace program with schedule). Heavy-duty grounded outlets 2-pack of indoor mechanical timers is 24-hour programmable; programmable in 30-minute intervals with multiple daily settings. Turns lamp or other devices on and off at programmable daily settings. Includes convenient override switch. Read our review of the indoor timer here.
- Easy Home Outdoor Extension Cords or Wall Taps, $5.99. Choose from 8-foot extension cord with power block, 15-foot extension cord, 25-foot extension cord, or 2-pack of 3-outlet grounded wall taps. Heavy-duty 3-prong plug for added safety. Ideal for outdoor lighting and other devices requiring extended reach.
- Easy Home Wireless Remote Controlled Outlets, $14.99. Choose from outdoor 6-outlet stake with wireless remote control or 3 indoor outlets with wireless remote control. Outdoor 6 outlet stake with wireless remote control 100 feet. Range 6 feet. Power cord: 12 inches. Ground stake and remote control included. Light-sensing. Repeats daily. Heavy-duty power load: 13 AMP, 6 outlets are grounded. Three indoor outlets with wireless remote control: separately control 3 outlets with a single remote through walls and doors up to 100 feet. Features LED active indicator light. Includes remote control and battery.
Houseplants and cut flowers:
- Decorated Foliage Bag in Assorted Varieties, $9.99. Includes Thanksgiving greeting.
- Fresh Flower Bouquet, $4.99.
- Holiday Planter in Assorted Varieties, $29.99.
- Potted Herbs Assortment, $2.99. Choose rosemary, sage, or thyme.
Clothing and accessories:
- Disney Character Dress Up Shoes, $12.99. Available in Minnie, Disney Princess, Frozen, and Little Mermaid. Size range from 7-12. Features adjustable ankle strap, cushioned insole, and small heel.
- Merry Moments Adult Holiday Onesie, $12.99. Men’s or Ladies Onesie available in 4 prints, in Men’s or Ladies sizes. Made of 100% Polyester. Ladies Buffalo Check available in sizes S-L. Ladies Fair isle available in S and L. Ladies Lights available in XS and L. Men’s Buffalo Check available in M-XL. Men’s Fair isle available in M and XL. Men’s Lights available in L-XL. OEKO-TEX Certified.
- Merry Moments Children’s Holiday Onesie, $7.99. Sizes 3T, XS, S, M, L. OEKO-TEX certified. Made of 100% Polyester. Available in Buffalo Checkered, Fair isle, or Christmas Tree designs.
- Merry Moments Children’s 3-Pack Holiday Socks, $1.99. Available in Candy Cane, Lights, Trees, Gingerbread, Penguin, or Stars designs. Sizes S, M, L.
- Merry Moments Children’s Holiday Pajamas, $7.99. Sizes 2T, 3T, XS, S, M, L. Made of 60% Cotton 40% Polyester. OEKO-TEX Certified. Available in Fair isle Micro Fleece, Checkered Gnomes, or Holiday Lights.
- Merry Moments Men’s or Ladies Holiday Pajamas, $12.99. Ladies Fair isle available in sizes S-L. Ladies Buffalo Check available in sizes M-XL. Ladies Lights available in M-L. Men’s Fair isle available in L-XL. Men’s Buffalo Check available in M-XL. Men’s Lights available in L-XL. OEKO-TEX Certified.
- Merry Moments Men’s or Ladies 2-Pack Holiday Socks, $1.99. Choose from different crew length varieties: Ladies Snowflakes/Flamingos, Ladies Christmas Trees/Snowflakes, Ladies Christmas Lights/Santa Hats, Ladies ALDI Gear, Men’s Christmas Lights/Plaid, Men’s Hold my Beer/Christmas Beer. Made of 97% Polyester, 3% Spandex. OEKO-TEX Certified.
- Serra Faux Fur Slides, $4.99. Ladies’ sizes 2-10. Soft faux fur padded footbed. Available in red, green, or black and gray.
- Serra Ladies Lambskin Boots, $24.99. Sizes 7-10. Genuine suede leather upper with rugged outsole for grip. Soft and cozy genuine lambskin lining. Easy slip on design. Available in Black or Beige. Read our review of similar boots here.
- Heart to Tail Holiday Pet Pajamas, $4.99. Available in Buffalo Check, Christmas Lights, and Fair Isle designs. Available in XS-XL. Super soft and durable. Machine washable.
Toys, books, and art supplies:
- Bee Happy Wooden Toy, $12.99. Choose Fairy Castle, Space, Dino, or Zoo. Features 100 wooden building blocks (including six characters). Different themes that develop children’s creativity and imagination. FSC wood. For ages: 10M+.
- Bendon Board Book & Plush Set, $6.99. Aldi exclusive. For ages 3 and up.
- Bendon Fold-Out Activity Set, $8.99. Fold-out case includes: 1 Coloring Book with Puzzles and Games, 1 Sticker Pad, 1 Box with 6 Chunky Crayons, and 1 Puffy Sticker Sheet. Fold-out is coil bound. Available in Disney Princess, Spidey & Friends, Paw Patrol, Unicorn, and Wish.
- Bendon Storybook and Activity Pad, $5.99. Fun shaped giant coloring book with stories, activities, fill-ins, and games. Comes with full-page sticker sheet with more than 100 stickers,. Includes stories, coloring pages, puzzles, and more. For ages 3 and up.
- Fisher-Price Little People, $16.99. Choose Wheelies Garage, 8-Pack Farm Animals, Ariel Carriage, or Barbie® Pet Playset.
- Harry Potter Squishmallows, $9.99. Choose Gryffindor Lion, Hufflepuff Badger, Slytherin Snake, or Ravenclaw Raven. Measures 8 inches.
- Igloo Books Art Maker Kits, $4.99. Choose Mickey & Friends, Avengers, Unicorns, Dinosaurs, How to Draw, or Farm.
- Igloo Books Storytime Selection Box, $7.99. Choose Disney Princesses or Avengers.
- LeapFrog 100 Words Learning Book, $14.99. Electronic learning books for children ages 18+ months. Explore words in English and Spanish. Features 12 learning categories and three play modes. Available in 100 Words, 100 Things That Go, or 100 Animals.
- Phoenix International Flashlight & Book Set, $9.99. Choose Encanto, Spider-Man, Paw Patrol, or Daisy Duck.
- Readerlink 3-Pack Board Books, $9.99.
- Spin Master Kinetic Sand 2-Pound Bag or Sandbox Set, $7.99. The original magical, moldable, and mesmerizing sensory sand. It flows through your hands and never dries out so you can play again and again. Stretch it, slice it, squeeze it, or mold it into sand art. The sandbox tray keeps sand contained and can be used indoors or outdoors. Non-toxic and hypoallergenic.
- Step 2 Choice Cuisine Kitchen, $64.99. Includes 24-piece accessory set. Made in the USA with a 3-year warranty. Ample counter space and multiple play options encourage sharing and interactive play. Stove burner features lights, sounds, and clicking knobs (2 AA batteries not included). Features working oven and fridge doors plus pass thru window play. Plenty of storge space including hooks for cups and utensils. Read more information here.
Thanksgiving and Christmas Foods:
- Clancy’s Popcorn Tins, $5.99 for 21 oz. Choose Gnome, Holiday Design, Puppies, or Village designs. We buy one of these almost annually, and they’re great for snacking when you have family and friends visiting. They include buttered, cheddar, and caramel popcorn.
- Kevin’s Natural Foods Turkey Gravy, $4.89 for 16 oz. Sold refrigerated.
- Friendly Farms Whipped Topping, $1.79 for 16 oz. Sold frozen.
- Honeysuckle Whole Frozen Turkey, $0.59 per lb. Sold frozen.
- Sister Schubert’s Yeast Rolls, $4 for 13 oz. Sold frozen.
- Specially Selected Premium Shrimp Ring, $8.99 for 16 oz. Sold frozen. Read our review here.
- Sundae Shoppe Holiday Gelato Flights, $4.29 for 13.2 oz. Includes pumpkin pie, candy cane, and eggnog gelato. Read our review here.
Other Food Highlights:
- Emporium Selection Gourmet Spreadable Cheese Assortment, $3.49 for 6.5 oz. Sold refrigerated. Choose Garlic & Herb, Smoky Jalapeno, or Spinach & Artichoke.
- Shamrock Farms Heavy Whipping Cream, $4.69 for 32 oz. Sold refrigerated.
- Park Street Deli White Cheddar Mac and Cheese, $5.99 for 28 oz. Sold refrigerated.
- Specially Selected Salted Carmel Cheesecake, $1.99 for 3.6 oz. Sold refrigerated.
- Breakfast Best French Toast or Bacon Egg & Cheese Meatballs, $5.99 for 20 oz. Sold frozen. Read our review here.
- Kirkwood Panko Chicken Breast Patties, $9.49 for 48 oz. Sold frozen.
- Mama Cozzi’s Pizza Kitchen Wood Fired Pizza in Deluxe Margherita or Marinated Vegetable, $4.99 for 16.25-16.75 oz. Sold frozen.
- Specially Selected Steakhouse Whole Green Beans or Kung Pao Broccoli, see price in store. Sold frozen in a 12-oz. bag. Read our review of the Steakhouse Green Beans here. We do not like the Kung Pao Broccoli, and you can read our review of that here.
Fresh Meat Special Highlights:
- Beef Stew Meat Kit, $8.99 per lb.
- Honeysuckle White Fresh Whole Turkey, $1.99 per lb.
- Honeysuckle White Turkey Drumsticks, $1.69 per lb.
- Never Any! Ground Bison, $7.99 per lb. Read our review here.
- Simply Nature Organic Turkey, $3.49 per lb. Read our review of a similar turkey here.
(Not available at all locations.)
- Belletti Prosecco DOC, see price in store. 1.5 L. Fine and persistent fruity aromas and floral fragrances. Pairs well with fish, shellfish, and crustacean dishes. Product of: Italy. Alcohol Content: 11%.