What Are the Best Snacks at Trader Joe's? I Investigate

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Trader Joe’s is the holy grail of all supermarkets. I would personally rank it #1 out of all grocery stores. They have everything from produce to gourmet frozen dinners and literally every possible snack. Listed below are twenty-eight items that you need to pick up next time you’re there, because you need to shop the best Trader Joe's snacks, trust me. 

P.S. - Do not go to Trader Joe’s hungry because they are always passing out samples, and you will end up with a ton in your cart.

The best Trader Joe’s drinks

Cold Brew Concentrate - Need an afternoon pick me up or a morning buzz? Get the cold brew concentrate and add some milk and water and it is to die for.

Mango Pineapple Juice - If you are a juice fan then pick up the mango pineapple juice, it will quench your thirst with the perfect amount of sweetness.

The best Trader Joe’s snacks

Trader Joe’s Tempting Trail Mix - Get your protein fix and satisfy your sweet tooth with the Trader Joe’s Tempting trail mix that has the perfect ratio between nuts, dried fruits, and chocolate!

Baked Cheese Cheetos - Basically the healthier version of Crunchies.

Plantain Chips (Sweetened) - They are so crunchy and sweet. It is the perfect sweet and salty snack.

Honey Roasted Almond Slices - These are sliced almonds that are sweetened with honey. There is a crystallization on them and they melt in your mouth. Try adding them to your yogurt for an extra crunch!

Fig and Olive Crisps - These are the perfect crackers to eat on their own or with Brie cheese. Is your mouth watering yet?

Cheddar Rocket - If you think goldfish are the best cheddar snack, you are doing it wrong. These cheddar rockets are the best thing cheddar flavored. I ate a whole box in one night...

Roasted Gorgonzola Crackers - I know this sounds gross because gorgonzola cheese isn’t for everyone, but these crackers would prove your taste buds wrong. The crackers are soft and salty with a hint of sweetness.

Roasted Seaweed Snack - Salty. Crunchy. Melt in your mouth.

Just Mango Slices - These are pieces of dried mango that are sweet and chewy.

Quinoa and Black Bean Tortilla Chips - These black bean chips are a great alternative to just plain tortilla chips. Perfect for salsa dipping.

Unexpected Cheddar Cheese - Cheap, but taste like a cheese straight from a wine shop.

Coconut Cream Yogurt - This yogurt is creamy but healthy for you. With coconut flakes mixed in, it is the perfect snack or for breakfast paired with granola.

The best Trader Joe’s dips & spreads

Corn and Chile Salsa - Dip chips in this salsa or put it in salad or burgers!

Raw Crunchy Almond Butter - Better than regular almond butter, because it’s crunchy and TJ's.

Edamame Hummus - Regular hummus is so out of style, edamame hummus may seem daunting but double the deliciousness.

Bruschetta Sauce - Diced tomatoes with onion and garlic. The perfect spread on a baguette for a sandwich.

Speculoo's Cookie Butter - A deliciously unusual spread reminiscent of gingerbread and made with crushed biscuits.

The best Trader Joe’s desserts

Chocolate Dipped Dunkers - These cookies are great for dunking into any beverage; milk, coffee, hot chocolate, you name!

Mango Sorbet - This delicious treat is sourced from Queensland, Australia.

Triple Ginger Snaps - These cookies are sweet but have a little kick to the back of your throat. Not only the perfect holiday treat but a snack all year round.

Dark Chocolate Covered Caramel - These are chewy, tiny and rich in dark chocolate.

Pumpkin Pancake and Waffle Mix - It’s that time of year for pumpkin spice, so spice up your pancake or waffle mix.

Sublime Ice Cream Sandwiches - I mean what’s better than a classic chocolate chip cookie ice cream sandwich?

The best Trader Joe’s frozen foods

Black Bean and Cheese Taquitos - Crunchy and delicious. Perfect for an afternoon snack or dinner!

Spanakopita - Crispy on the outside and gooey spinach and cheese on the inside. Pop these in the oven and you got yourself a perfect hors-d'oeuvre. (TIP: If you’re hosting a party, trick your guests that you made them!)

Cauliflower Rice - This cauliflower rice is perfect to throw in the microwaves and then mix in whatever you want with it. A healthier alternative to white rice.

Mini Cinnamon Sugar Churros - A great dessert to throw in your freezer and then when you are craving something sweet, pop them in the oven for a perfect snack. They are coated in sugar and trust me it is easy to eat the whole box.

I hope these snacks help you navigate the waters of Trader Joe’s next time you’re there.