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.
- 11,609333For satisfying your Panda Express cravings, but not making you feel disgusting.
- 2For anytime, ever.
- 31,159254Eat it with the Tikka Masala!
- 41,338349For eating with a spoon.
Delicious snacking cheese that weirdly tastes like hot dogs (in a good way!).
- 6For when you need cookie butter, but also want ice cream.
- 7787301For when your favorite Indian place doesn't deliver.
- 8695281For when you don't want to boil water.
- 9558214For when you want to eat your feelings.
For when you want to feel like a giant.
- 11For summertime grilling... with a kick!
- 12For when you want to be slim, but also fat.
- 13411166For when you need something to dip in the Trader Joe's salmon dip.
For dessert, or any other time you need sweet/spicy goodness.
- 15For the best pancakes you will ever make.
- 16345141For a sweet (but healthy) treat.
- 17486222For when you want to taste the holiday season.
For when regular cookie butter just isn't enough.
- 19For eating the whole box, even though you promised your significant other you wouldn't.
- 21For everyday life.
- 22404192For when you need salsa, but also a serving of fruit.
- 23For when you want the best pre-made ravioli sold in any grocery store ever.
- 24380185For when you want to taste Fall.
- 25For when you need an impressive and delicious appetizer.