culture 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, 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

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

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347 85
Mandarin Orange Chicken is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Mandarin Orange Chicken For satisfying your Panda Express cravings, but not making you feel disgusting.

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

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

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

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Smoked Gouda Cheese is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Elise Hennigan added Smoked Gouda Cheese

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

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Speculoos Cookie Butter Ice Cr... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Speculoos Cookie Butter Ice Cream For when you need cookie butter, but also want ice cream.

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137 46
Everything Bagel Chips is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Everything Bagel Chips For when you need something to dip in the Trader Joe's salmon dip.

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177 72
Mac and Cheese Bites is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Mac and Cheese Bites For when you want to eat your feelings.

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130 45
Dark Chocolate Covered Pretzel... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Dark Chocolate Covered Pretzel Slims For when you want to be slim, but also fat.

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148 60
Chile Lime Chicken Burgers is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Chile Lime Chicken Burgers For summertime grilling... with a kick!

The Tastiest Flavor Combinations in All of Food-dom

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

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

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169 78
Candy Cane Joe-Joe's is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Candy Cane Joe-Joe's For when you want to taste the holiday season.

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122 47
Buttermilk Pancake and All Pur... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Buttermilk Pancake and All Purpose Baking Mix For the best pancakes you will ever make.

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133 55
Portabella Mushroom Ravioli is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Portabella Mushroom Ravioli For when you want the best pre-made ravioli sold in any grocery store ever.

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Maple Leaf Cookies is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Maple Leaf Cookies For when you want to taste Fall.

The Best Coffee Drink Brands

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

For when regular cookie butter just isn't enough.

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122 58
Pineapple Salsa is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Pineapple Salsa For when you need salsa, but also a serving of fruit.

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108 56
Mushroom and Black Truffle Fla... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Mushroom and Black Truffle Flatbread For when you need a frozen pizza, but still want to feel fancy.

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Spinach and Kale Greek Yogurt ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

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91 47
Mango and Cream Bars is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Mango and Cream Bars For a sweet (but healthy) treat.

17 Delicious Celebrity Family Recipes

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Charles Shaw Wine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Charles Shaw Wine For when you need wine but aren't feeling pretentious.

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89 46
Tempura Shrimp with Soy Dippin... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Tempura Shrimp with Soy Dipping Sauce For when you need an impressive and delicious appetizer.

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70 31
Mini Beef Tacos is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
powerpunch added Mini Beef Tacos

For when you want to feel like a giant.

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

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87 46
Gummy Tummies Penguins is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
surag added Gummy Tummies Penguins Better than Gummy Bears!

The Worst Parents in Department Stores

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Mini Peanut Butter Sandwich Cr... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Mini Peanut Butter Sandwich Crackers For eating the whole box, even though you promised your significant other you wouldn't.

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84 48
Vegetable Pad Thai is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Vegetable Pad Thai

To save you a trip to Thailand.

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73 40
Sweet and Spicy Pecans is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Sweet and Spicy Pecans For when you need the spice to keep you from eating the whole bag.

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Chocolate Orange Sticks is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Chocolate Orange Sticks For when you need a classy ice cream topping.

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71 41
Pumpkin Rolls is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Pumpkin Rolls

For the most autumn breakfast possible.

The Coolest "How Did They Do That?" Cakes

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Black Bean and Cheese Taquitos is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Black Bean and Cheese Taquitos

For vegetarian Mexican food lovers.

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73 47
Cranberry Chevre Log is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Cranberry Chevre Log For a fancy, classy, and highly distinguished cheese plate.

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Roasted Coconut Chips is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Elise Hennigan added Roasted Coconut Chips Coconut lovers unite!

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72 47
Popcorn with Herbs and Spices is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Popcorn with Herbs and Spices For when you want popcorn, but not the butter.

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72 47
PB & J Milk Chocolate Bar is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
PB & J Milk Chocolate Bar For when you want a sandwich, but also a candy bar.

The Best Qualities in a Man

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Ham and Gruyere Cheese Pizza is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
LanaYoshii added Ham and Gruyere Cheese Pizza

For the fanciest pie your apartment has ever seen.

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71 48
Chunky Olive Hummus is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Chunky Olive Hummus For when you are sick of regular hummus.

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Whoopie Pie is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Ranker Soccer added Whoopie Pie For when you just need a Whoopie Pie.

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Soy and Flax Seed Tortilla Chi... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Soy and Flax Seed Tortilla Chips For dipping in salsa and getting your essential Omega-3s.

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Pesto Gouda Cheese is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Pesto Gouda Cheese For putting on any cracker.

Here Are the Best Drunk Foods Across America

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Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Br... is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
srappaport added Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Breast Nuggets

For when you breaded chicken without the bread.

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Spizzico di Pizza is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Spizzico di Pizza For when you get home from a night of drinking.

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Seaweed Snack is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Seaweed Snack For when you want to eat an entire package of something in under three minutes.

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Crunchy Peanut Butter Granola ... is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Crunchy Peanut Butter Granola Bars For taking in your lunch, and spilling crumbs everywhere.

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Hold The Cone is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
JenME3 added Hold The Cone

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

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

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

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33 37
Bran Flakes is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
Bran Flakes For when you want bran flakes, but also a delicious breakfast.