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.
- 1,530331For satisfying your Panda Express cravings, but not making you feel disgusting.
- For anytime, ever.
- 1,122241Eat it with the Tikka Masala!
- 1,269335For eating with a spoon.
Delicious snacking cheese that weirdly tastes like hot dogs (in a good way!).
- For when you need cookie butter, but also want ice cream.
- 764288For when your favorite Indian place doesn't deliver.
- 543211For when you want to eat your feelings.
- 656270For when you don't want to boil water.
For dessert, or any other time you need sweet/spicy goodness.
For when you want to feel like a giant.
- For when you want to be slim, but also fat.
- For summertime grilling... with a kick!
- 396161For when you need something to dip in the Trader Joe's salmon dip.
- 340135For a sweet (but healthy) treat.
- For the best pancakes you will ever make.
For when regular cookie butter just isn't enough.
- 468214For when you want to taste the holiday season.
- For eating the whole box, even though you promised your significant other you wouldn't.
- 392180For when you need salsa, but also a serving of fruit.
- 370175For when you want to taste Fall.
- For when you want the best pre-made ravioli sold in any grocery store ever.
- For everyday life.
- For when you need a frozen pizza, but still want to feel fancy.