Lifestyle 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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Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter C... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

2
519 117
Mandarin Orange Chicken is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For satisfying your Panda Express cravings, but not making you feel disgusting.

3
446 92
Garlic Naan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Ranker Soccer added Eat it with the Tikka Masala!

4
562 161
Speculoos Cookie Butter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For eating with a spoon.

5
325 105
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
273 98
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
246 89
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
267 102
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
242 98
Mac and Cheese Bites is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want to eat your feelings.

10
184 65
Dark Chocolate Covered Pretzel... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want to be slim, but also fat.

11
179 62
Everything Bagel Chips is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need something to dip in the Trader Joe's salmon dip.

12
204 83
Chile Lime Chicken Burgers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For summertime grilling... with a kick!

13
206 85
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
157 60
Buttermilk Pancake and All Pur... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For the best pancakes you will ever make.

15
215 99
Candy Cane Joe-Joe's is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want to taste the holiday season.

16
168 73
Portabella Mushroom Ravioli is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want the best pre-made ravioli sold in any grocery store ever.

17
139 56
Cookie Butter Sandwich Cookies is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
GnomerSsbDmca added

For when regular cookie butter just isn't enough.

18
161 73
Pineapple Salsa is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need salsa, but also a serving of fruit.

19
185 92
Maple Leaf Cookies is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want to taste Fall.

20
110 44
Mini Beef Tacos is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
powerpunch added

For when you want to feel like a giant.

21
185 103
Charles Shaw Wine is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need wine but aren't feeling pretentious.

22
156 82
Spinach and Kale Greek Yogurt ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

23
141 74
Mushroom and Black Truffle Fla... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need a frozen pizza, but still want to feel fancy.

24
124 64
Mango and Cream Bars is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For a sweet (but healthy) treat.

25
117 62
Tempura Shrimp with Soy Dippin... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need an impressive and delicious appetizer.

26
114 62
Dark Chocolate Covered Powerbe... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need your antioxidants but also want a treat.

27
120 67
Mini Peanut Butter Sandwich Cr... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For eating the whole box, even though you promised your significant other you wouldn't.

28
110 60
Ham and Gruyere Cheese Pizza is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
LanaYoshii added

For the fanciest pie your apartment has ever seen.

29
109 61
Vegetable Pad Thai is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

To save you a trip to Thailand.

30
96 51
Sweet and Spicy Pecans is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need the spice to keep you from eating the whole bag.

31
92 48
Black Bean and Cheese Taquitos is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

For vegetarian Mexican food lovers.

32
98 54
Popcorn with Herbs and Spices is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want popcorn, but not the butter.

33
100 57
Chunky Olive Hummus is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you are sick of regular hummus.

34
97 56
Cranberry Chevre Log is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For a fancy, classy, and highly distinguished cheese plate.

35
104 62
Gummy Tummies Penguins is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
surag added Better than Gummy Bears!

36
108 66
Roasted Coconut Chips is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Elise Hennigan added Coconut lovers unite!

37
88 52
Pumpkin Rolls is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

For the most autumn breakfast possible.

38
95 61
Chocolate Orange Sticks is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need a classy ice cream topping.

39
90 60
PB & J Milk Chocolate Bar is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want a sandwich, but also a candy bar.

40
71 47
Pesto Gouda Cheese is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For putting on any cracker.

41
107 81
Seaweed Snack is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want to eat an entire package of something in under three minutes.

42
77 56
Whoopie Pie is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Ranker Soccer added For when you just need a Whoopie Pie.

43
67 48
Spizzico di Pizza is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you get home from a night of drinking.

44
25 12
Hold The Cone is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
JenME3 added

45
67 55
Soy and Flax Seed Tortilla Chi... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For dipping in salsa and getting your essential Omega-3s.

46
44 36
Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Br... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
srappaport added

For when you breaded chicken without the bread.

47
53 47
Crunchy Peanut Butter Granola ... is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For taking in your lunch, and spilling crumbs everywhere.

48
48 48
Turkey Gobbler Wrap is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For lunch, the entire month of November (it comes with gravy!).

49
47 48
Crispy Crunchy Broccoli Floret... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Derek Housman added

For trying to trick yourself into thinking you're eating chips.

50
39 44
Harvest Grains Blend is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Elise Hennigan added Israeli couscous, red and green orzo, split dried garbanzo beans, red quinoa. It's the best!