Food The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products  

Amy Boal
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List Rules Trader Joe's original products only.

Trader Joe's, aside from being a brand that gives you the most bang for your buck, is a magical grocery store-land filled with delicious treats, both well known and hidden. The privately held chain was founded in 1958 and hasn't stopped creating incredible specialty products since. Everyone has their favorite Trader Joe's items, but which of their products are the absolute best?

From Cookie Butter to Charles Shaw, Trader Joe's doesn't disappoint. While you probably don't buy your produce here, TJ's is the go to stop for fun, though probably not essential, grocery items. Their sweet treats, frozen meals, salads, and unique snacks will spice up your life and satisfy almost any craving.

What are the must have products from Trader Joe's? Cast your votes below, and add any essential Trader Joes original products (i.e. no Clif Bars, even though you can buy them there) that you can't live without that aren't already on the list. Items should be under the labels Trader Joe, Trader Jose's, Trader Giotto, Trader Joe-San, Trader Ming, etc.

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680 147
Mandarin Orange Chicken is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For satisfying your Panda Express cravings, but not making you feel disgusting.

2
561 108
Garlic Naan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Ranker Soccer added
Eat it with the Tikka Masala!

3
701 157
Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter C... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

4
680 191
Speculoos Cookie Butter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For eating with a spoon.

5
389 136
Chicken Tikka Masala is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when your favorite Indian place doesn't deliver.

6
341 120
Brown Rice is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you don't want to boil water.

7
297 106
Speculoos Cookie Butter Ice Cr... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need cookie butter, but also want ice cream.

8
314 117
Smoked Gouda Cheese is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Elise Hennigan added

Delicious snacking cheese that weirdly tastes like hot dogs (in a good way!).

9
260 103
Chile Lime Chicken Burgers is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For summertime grilling... with a kick!

10
205 73
Everything Bagel Chips is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need something to dip in the Trader Joe's salmon dip.

11
210 80
Dark Chocolate Covered Pretzel... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want to be slim, but also fat.

12
257 112
Candy Cane Joe-Joe's is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want to taste the holiday season.

13
239 102
Triple Ginger Snaps is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
DawnBoxGivens added

For dessert, or any other time you need sweet/spicy goodness.

14
268 121
Mac and Cheese Bites is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want to eat your feelings.

15
177 70
Buttermilk Pancake and All Pur... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For the best pancakes you will ever make.

16
193 86
Pineapple Salsa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need salsa, but also a serving of fruit.

17
191 85
Portabella Mushroom Ravioli is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want the best pre-made ravioli sold in any grocery store ever.

18
163 68
Cookie Butter Sandwich Cookies is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
GnomerSsbDmca added

For when regular cookie butter just isn't enough.

19
139 57
Mini Beef Tacos is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
powerpunch added

For when you want to feel like a giant.

20
190 96
Spinach and Kale Greek Yogurt ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

21
199 108
Maple Leaf Cookies is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want to taste Fall.

22
167 85
Mushroom and Black Truffle Fla... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need a frozen pizza, but still want to feel fancy.

23
150 73
Mango and Cream Bars is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For a sweet (but healthy) treat.

24
216 124
Charles Shaw Wine is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need wine but aren't feeling pretentious.

25
141 76
Mini Peanut Butter Sandwich Cr... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For eating the whole box, even though you promised your significant other you wouldn't.