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.
Smoked Gouda Cheese Delicious snacking cheese that weirdly tastes like hot dogs (in a good way!).
Garlic Naan Eat it with the Tikka Masala!
Harvest Grains Blend Israeli couscous, red and green orzo, split dried garbanzo beans, red quinoa. It's the best!
Mango and Cream Bars For a sweet (but healthy) treat.
Crispy Crunchy Broccoli Florets For trying to trick yourself into thinking you're eating chips.
Brown Rice For when you don't want to boil water.
Pumpkin Rolls For the most autumn breakfast possible.
Black Bean and Cheese Taquitos For vegetarian Mexican food lovers.
Cookie Butter Sandwich Cookies For when regular cookie butter just isn't enough.
Popcorn with Herbs and Spices For when you want popcorn, but not the butter.
Mac and Cheese Bites For when you want to eat your feelings.
Mini Beef Tacos For when you want to feel like a giant.
Gluten Free Breaded Chicken Breast Nuggets For when you breaded chicken without the bread.