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
564 124
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
474 94
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
592 168
Speculoos Cookie Butter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For eating with a spoon.

5
341 113
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
292 105
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
265 92
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
280 106
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
189 64
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
192 68
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
250 105
Mac and Cheese Bites is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want to eat your feelings.

12
220 89
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
217 93
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
225 104
Candy Cane Joe-Joe's is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want to taste the holiday season.

15
163 64
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
149 59
Cookie Butter Sandwich Cookies is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
GnomerSsbDmca added

For when regular cookie butter just isn't enough.

17
172 77
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
169 77
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
189 97
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
118 46
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
194 107
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
150 75
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
161 86
Spinach and Kale Greek Yogurt ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

24
125 63
Tempura Shrimp with Soy Dippin... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need an impressive and delicious appetizer.

25
130 67
Mango and Cream Bars is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For a sweet (but healthy) treat.

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127 68
Mini Peanut Butter Sandwich Cr... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For eating the whole box, even though you promised your significant other you wouldn't.

27
118 63
Ham and Gruyere Cheese Pizza is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
LanaYoshii added

For the fanciest pie your apartment has ever seen.

28
100 50
Black Bean and Cheese Taquitos is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

For vegetarian Mexican food lovers.

29
117 67
Dark Chocolate Covered Powerbe... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need your antioxidants but also want a treat.

30
104 57
Popcorn with Herbs and Spices is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want popcorn, but not the butter.

31
112 65
Vegetable Pad Thai is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

To save you a trip to Thailand.

32
97 54
Sweet and Spicy Pecans is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need the spice to keep you from eating the whole bag.

33
109 65
Gummy Tummies Penguins is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
surag added Better than Gummy Bears!

34
110 68
Roasted Coconut Chips is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Elise Hennigan added Coconut lovers unite!

35
99 59
Cranberry Chevre Log is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For a fancy, classy, and highly distinguished cheese plate.

36
101 61
Chunky Olive Hummus is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you are sick of regular hummus.

37
90 56
Pumpkin Rolls is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

For the most autumn breakfast possible.

38
96 65
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
92 64
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
110 84
Seaweed Snack is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want to eat an entire package of something in under three minutes.

41
72 50
Pesto Gouda Cheese is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For putting on any cracker.

42
79 58
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
69 50
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
29 14
Hold The Cone is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
JenME3 added

45
70 58
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
46 38
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
54 49
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 50
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
48 52
Crispy Crunchy Broccoli Floret... is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Maximum Derek added

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

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39 47
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!