Trader Joe’s is well-known as one of the best grocery stores around. Even so, we know that it’s hard to figure out what to put in your shopping cart. It isn’t always easy to trust new and unusual flavors.
Rather than having to spend hours searching, through the shelves, we curated a list to take the guesswork out of trying something new.
Below you will find some of our favorite products. Don’t take our word for it, head over to the nearest Trader Joes to see for yourself! These Trader Joe finds will not disappoint.
PS. Even though the line at Trader Joe’s may be long during this Pandemic, the employees spend all of their time and energy, making sure their customers are comfortable. You can find them passing out waters as the customers wait their turn and answer questions through the daily rushes. You cannot get this kind of service anywhere else.
1. Speculoos Cookie Butter
Are you looking to enhance your spread game? You’ve come to the right place. This Speculoos Cookie Butter is a best seller for a reason. Many people say it tastes like gingerbread cookies. Made with crushed cookie pieces, your senses will be delighted.
Check out some of their other products like the Speculoos Cookie Butter Ice Cream too. Speculoos is and will always be one of the best Trader Joe finds.
2. Everything But The Bagel Seasoning
This little bottle of magic will change your life for the better. Put this on eggs, over popcorn, fish, asparagus, and even smother your everything bagel with cream cheese (which is just how we like it). You cannot go wrong with this Trader Joe product. Next time you
3. Mac and Cheese Bites
When you feel like a satisfying snack without all the work, these Mac and Cheese Bites are the perfect go-to option. Pop them in the toaster for 5 minutes (or longer if you like them extra crispy) and devour! Remember, make sure you wait a couple of minutes before digging. You don’t want to burn your lip on all of the savory melty cheese oozing out of the crispy fried outer shell.
4. Cold Brew Latte Dessert Bars
These Cold Brew Latte Dessert Bars are just as good as they sound. Want something sweet without the extra work? Just take one of these babies out of the box and enjoy. There’s nothing better than enjoying one of these in the sun. A delicious dessert and boost of energy? This is the summer dessert you’ve been waiting for.
5. Chocolate Lava Gnocchi
One of the best things about Trader Joes is all of the innovative and absolutely delicious products they come up with. Think of this product as tiny little lava cakes, but better. Fry these up with a little bit of clarified butter-your tastebuds will explode.
Bursting with cocoa flavor, you will never want to go back to savory gnocchi again. Just when you think it couldn’t get any better, you’ll notice the delectable hazelnut flavor perfectly balanced throughout every bite. Out of all of our favorite Trader Joe finds, this is in our top five.
If you’re a regular Trader Joe’s customer, then you know about their incredible selection of flowers. If you don’t, make sure to take a trip to your nearest TJ store and see for yourself.
Not only is there always a beautiful selection, but the flowers will last on your countertop for weeks. Ranging from hydrangeas, roses, eucalyptus, and more, you are sure to find a flower that fits your needs.
There’s nothing that brightens up a place more than greenery. Do yourself a favor and pick yourself up a bushel
7. Peanut Butter Filled Milk Chocolate Covered Pretzels
Believe us when we tell you that you can basically finish this entire bag in one sitting. This delicious treat has silky milk chocolate encapsulating a perfectly crunchy salted pretzel with peanut butter hidden inside. Our mouths are watering at the thought of this amazing snack.
This might not be the most healthy choice, but it sure is good for our mental health. (Because chocolate is essential for our mental health, of course).
8. Tiramisu Torte
Thinking about throwing a dinner party and worried about what kind of dessert to serve? This takes the anxiety out of having to impress with a homemade after-dinner sweet. It looks so perfect, no one will believe you bought it from the frozen section of Trader Joe’s. This is one of the best Trader Joe finds in our book! Easy and tasty? Count us in.
9. Milk and Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramel Popcorn
Once you try these, you won’t be able to stop eating them. Because they’re so small and some of them are dark chocolate, it is easy to explain away your addiction. These nuggets of goodness are too scrumptious to pass up. We may be doing you a favor or a disservice. You be the judge. To us, this is one of the best Trader Joe finds out there.
10. Outside In Stuffed Gnocchi
Follow the directions on the box and let your imagination run wild. One of the best things about Trader Joes is the endless possibilities and adaptions that can come from their frozen and prepared meals. Whip yourself up a sauce to go with this already flavorful gnocchi or opt for a more simple option and dress the pasta in garlic, butter, and sage. This is, without a doubt one of the best Trader Joe finds on the list.
11. Everything But The Elote
If you’ve ever had Mexican street corn, this is that in a seasoning. Like the everything bagel seasoning, you can also put this on eggs, popcorn, veggies, and meats, Make your own Mexican street corn, creamed corn, and more.
Allow this seasoning to inspire, and you let your imagination run wild. The best thing about Trader Joe’s is all of the adaptions and experiments that are created from such quality products. Everything But The Elote is a perfect example of this.
12. Joe-Joe’s Chocolate Vanilla Creme Cookies
“No Hydrogenated Oils. All Natural Flavors. Real Vanilla Bean Speckles.”
These cookies are like Oreos but better. Forget about all of the processed and artificial ingredients that come from such a mass-produced product like Oreos. These Vanilla Creme Cookies have everything down to real vanilla beans in the recipe. Do you understand that there is a vanilla bean shortage in our world? And still, Joe-Joe’s comes through and provides us with the best.