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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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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.
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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
Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter C... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
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Speculoos Cookie Butter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For eating with a spoon.
5
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
Smoked Gouda Cheese is listed (or ranked) 6 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!).

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Brown Rice is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you don't want to boil water.
8
Speculoos Cookie Butter Ice Cr... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need cookie butter, but also want ice cream.
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Everything Bagel Chips is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need something to dip in the Trader Joe's salmon dip.
10
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
Buttermilk Pancake and All Pur... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For the best pancakes you will ever make.
12
Triple Ginger Snaps is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
DawnBoxGivens added

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

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Mac and Cheese Bites is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want to eat your feelings.
14
Chile Lime Chicken Burgers is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For summertime grilling... with a kick!
15
Mango and Cream Bars is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For a sweet (but healthy) treat.
16
Mini Beef Tacos is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
powerpunch added

For when you want to feel like a giant.

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Cookie Butter Sandwich Cookies is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
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For when regular cookie butter just isn't enough.

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Candy Cane Joe-Joe's is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want to taste the holiday season.
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Portabella Mushroom Ravioli is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want the best pre-made ravioli sold in any grocery store ever.
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Mini Peanut Butter Sandwich Cr... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For eating the whole box, even though you promised your significant other you wouldn't.
21
Pineapple Salsa is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need salsa, but also a serving of fruit.
22
Spinach and Kale Greek Yogurt ... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
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Hold The Cone is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
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Maple Leaf Cookies is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want to taste Fall.
25
Mushroom and Black Truffle Fla... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need a frozen pizza, but still want to feel fancy.