Lifestyle The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products  

Amy Boal
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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
514 99
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
615 136
Mandarin Orange Chicken is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For satisfying your Panda Express cravings, but not making you feel disgusting.

4
631 179
Speculoos Cookie Butter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For eating with a spoon.

5
361 123
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
314 111
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
280 97
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
295 114
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
198 69
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
242 97
Chile Lime Chicken Burgers is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For summertime grilling... with a kick!

11
201 74
Dark Chocolate Covered Pretzel... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want to be slim, but also fat.

12
258 111
Mac and Cheese Bites is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want to eat your feelings.

13
225 95
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
238 106
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
168 67
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
181 80
Pineapple Salsa is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need salsa, but also a serving of fruit.

17
180 81
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
154 63
Cookie Butter Sandwich Cookies is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
GnomerSsbDmca added

For when regular cookie butter just isn't enough.

19
130 49
Mini Beef Tacos is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
powerpunch added

For when you want to feel like a giant.

20
193 101
Maple Leaf Cookies is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you want to taste Fall.

21
175 91
Spinach and Kale Greek Yogurt ... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products

22
157 78
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
201 115
Charles Shaw Wine is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need wine but aren't feeling pretentious.

24
138 68
Mango and Cream Bars is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For a sweet (but healthy) treat.

25
131 67
Tempura Shrimp with Soy Dippin... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Tastiest Trader Joe's Products
For when you need an impressive and delicious appetizer.