25 Best-Ever Items at Trader Joe’s (According to Fans)

Maple Espresso Black Tea Blend

  • Trader Joe’s Maple Espresso Black Tea Blend combines aromatic black and herbal tea leaves with natural maple flavor and ground espresso beans. Ideal for perfect autumn mornings, this versatile tea is also excellent for iced lattes and milk teas, offering a delightful pick-me-up any time of day.
  • Serving facts: 0 calories, 0 g fat, 0 mg sodium, 0 g carbs, 0 g protein per cup
  • Price -> $2.99 for 20 tea bags

Daily Facial Sunscreen SPF 40

  • Trader Joe’s Daily Facial Sunscreen offers translucent, oil-free SPF 40 protection with a matte finish—no greasy residue or white cast. This oxybenzone-free formula absorbs quickly, doubles as a makeup primer, and is fragrance-free, available for a fraction of the cost of similar products at big-box stores.
  • Price -> $8.99

Single Origin Organic Coconut Water

  • Trader Joe’s Organic Coconut Water, sourced from Namhom coconuts in Thailand’s Ratchaburi Province, is pasteurized swiftly to retain freshness and flavor. This process preserves its vibrant taste and unique pink hue, ensuring that each bottle delivers crisp, slightly sweet hydration directly from the shelf to your hands.
  • Serving facts: 70 calories, 0 g fat, 35 mg sodium, 18 g carbs, 0 g protein per bottle
  • Price -> $2.29

World’s Puffiest White Cheddar Corn Puffs

  • Trader Joe’s World’s Puffiest White Cheddar Corn Puffs boast a light, airy texture, baked from cornmeal and lavishly coated with real white Cheddar cheese powder. Despite being seven ounces, their exceptional puffiness means each bag is voluminous, offering a cheesy, satisfying snack that stands out from the rest.
  • Serving facts: 140 calories, 5 g fat, 120 mg sodium, 20 g carbs, 2 g protein per ounce
  • Price -> $2.49

Matcha Green Tea Latte Mix

  • Trader Joe’s Matcha Green Tea Latte Mix offers the refined essence of traditional Japanese Matcha in a convenient, creamy sweetened mix. Unlike typical tea leaves, Matcha is a fine powder that dissolves completely in hot water, preserving all its nutrients and antioxidants. Perfect for a warm, wholesome cup anytime.
  • Serving facts: 220 calories, 9 g fat, 70 mg sodium, 32 g carbs, 2 g protein per 5 tbsp
  • Price -> $4.99

Trader Joe’s Hashbrowns

  • Trader Joe’s Hashbrowns are made from potatoes grown in Idaho. The potatoes are fully cooked. Just heat in a skillet or bake in the oven.
  • Serving facts: 120 calories, 6 g fat, 250 mg sodium, 15 g carbs, 1 g protein per potato patty
  • Price -> $2.79 for 10 patties

Mildly Sweet & Spicy Beef & Broccoli

  • Serving facts: 230 calories, 8 g fat, 410 mg sodium, 31 g carbs, 8 g protein per cup
  • Price -> $7.49

Chicken Gyoza Potstickers

  • Trader Joe’s Chicken Gyoza Potstickers bring a culinary legend to life with their crescent-shaped, wheat flour dumplings filled with chicken, cabbage, and onion, seasoned with soy sauce, sesame oil, and ginger. These potstickers are versatile, fully cooked, and ready to be steamed, pan-fried, or added to soups for a delightful meal.
  • Serving facts: 200 calories, 4.5 g fat, 550 mg sodium, 30 g carbs, 10 g protein per 7 potstickers
  • Price -> $3.99

Party Size Mini Meatballs

  • Serving facts: 210 calories, 14 g fat, 440 mg sodium, 7 g carbs, 14 g protein per 6 meatballs
  • Price -> Around $5

Mini Cheese Sandwich Crackers

  • Serving facts: 150 calories, 8 g fat, 270 mg sodium, 18 g carbs, 3 g protein per 13 crackers
  • Price -> $3.49

Roasted Garlic Marinara Sauce

  • Trader Joe’s Roasted Garlic Marinara sauce transforms a simple spaghetti dinner into an authentic Italian experience with its rich blend of tomato puree, roasted garlic, and herbs. This versatile, ready-to-use sauce not only perfects pasta but also enhances dishes like shakshuka and ratatouille, making gourmet flavors effortlessly accessible.
  • Serving facts: 90 calories, 5 g fat, 550 mg sodium, 10 g carbs, 2 g protein per 1/2 cup
  • Price -> $1.99 per 24-ounce jar

Double Cream Brie

  • Trader Joe’s Double Cream Brie, crafted in the French style by an esteemed American cheesemaker, contains at least 60% butterfat, ensuring a luxuriously creamy texture. Enjoy it alone, with crackers, or in a grilled cheese. For a unique twist, whip the Brie at room temperature to elevate its rich creaminess.
  • Serving facts: 110 calories, 10 g fat, 200 mg sodium, 0 g carbs, 5 g protein per ounce
  • Price -> $5.99 per pound

All Butter Puff Pastry Sheets

  • Trader Joe’s All Butter Puff Pastry Sheets feature 729 delicate layers of butter and flour, resulting in an exceptionally light and crisp pastry. Sourced from a French supplier who uses real butter, these sheets offer endless culinary possibilities from croissants to Beef Wellington, enhancing any recipe with their exquisite texture.
  • Serving facts: 120 calories, 8 g fat, 150 mg sodium, 11 g carbs, 2 g protein per 1/8 sheet
  • Price -> $4.99

Original Savory Thins Crackers

  • Serving facts: 130 calories, 2.5 g fat, 115 mg sodium, 23 g carbs, 4 g protein per 16 crackers
  • Price -> $1.99

Pepita Salsa

  • Trader Joe’s Pepita Salsa ingeniously combines crunchy, nutty pumpkin seeds with the bright flavors of tomato and pepper, creating a savory and slightly spicy salsa. This salsa is thickened by the pepitas, enhancing scoopability and balancing acidity, making it a versatile addition to chips, tacos, or chilaquiles.
  • Serving facts: 30 calories, 2.5 g fat, 180 mg sodium, 2 g carbs, <1 g protein per 2 tbsp
  • Price -> $3.49

Sparkling Black Tea with Peach Juice Beverage

  • Serving facts: 15 calories, 0 g fat, 15 mg sodium, 3 g carbs, 0 g protein per can
  • Price -> $3.99 for a four-pack

Chocolatey Coated Chocolate Chip Cookie Dunkers

  • Trader Joe’s Chocolatey Coated Chocolate Chip Dunkers are crafted with a double dose of chocolate and an oblong shape perfect for dunking into your favorite warm beverage. Crispy, crunchy, and firm, they enhance any cup of coffee or hot chocolate, ensuring they remain intact even after a satisfying dip.
  • Serving facts: 190 calories, 10 g fat, 80 mg sodium, 25 g carbs, 2 g protein per 2 cookies
  • Price -> $5.99 for a tub of about 36 cookies

Shawarma Chicken Thighs

  • Trader Joe’s Shawarma Chicken Thighs are marinated in a robust shawarma spice blend including onion, garlic, cumin, and more, delivering an authentic Middle Eastern flavor. Easily prepared on a grill or in an oven, these boneless, skinless thighs are perfect for creating a variety of dishes with traditional sides like pita and hummus.
  • Serving facts: 160 calories, 7 g fat, 440 mg sodium, 3 g carbs, 21 g protein per 4 oz
  • Price -> $6.99 per pound

Almond Windmill Cookies

  • Serving facts: 130 calories, 6 g fat, 90 mg sodium, 18 g carbs, 2 g protein per 2 cookies
  • Price -> $4.99

Mini Hold the Cone Ice Cream Cones

  • Trader Joe’s Chocolate Chip Hold the Cone! Mini Ice Cream Cones feature unique chocolate cones lined and topped with a chocolatey coating, filled with chocolate chip-studded ice cream. These exclusively crafted treats prevent leaks while delivering a deliciously creamy taste, making them a must-visit Trader Joe’s exclusive for ice cream enthusiasts.
  • Serving facts: 260 calories, 12 g fat, 100 mg sodium, 32 g carbs, 4 g protein per 3 cones
  • Price -> $3.99 for a box of eight cones


  • Trader Joe’s now offers Chocolate Mochi Ice Cream, combining a chewy chocolate-flavored rice dough with rich, creamy chocolate ice cream inside. This new flavor enhances the mochi experience with its simple yet unbeatable combination, ready to enjoy just minutes after removing from the freezer, perfect for chocolate and mochi lovers alike.
  • Serving facts: 80 calories, 3 g fat, 10 mg sodium, 13 g carbs, 1 g protein per green tea mochi
  • Price -> $4.99 a box

Focaccia Bread with Roasted Tomato & Parmesan

  • Trader Joe’s Focaccia Bread with Roasted Tomato & Parmesan echoes the ancient Roman tradition, baked on a heated tile in a stone hearth to achieve a crisp crust and soft interior. Topped with extra virgin olive oil, herbs, roasted tomatoes, and Parmesan, each bite marries iconic Italian flavors, ideal for pairing with pasta, dipping, or sandwiches.
  • Serving facts: 150 calories, 3.5 g fat, 340 mg sodium, 24 g carbs, 5 g protein per 2 oz slice
  • Price -> Just under $5

Coconut & Almond Vanilla Creamer

  • Serving facts: 20 calories, 0.5 g fat, 10 mg sodium, 3 g carbs, 0 g protein per tbsp
  • Price -> $1.99

Plantain Chips

  • Trader Joe’s Plantain Chips are crafted from Peruvian plantains that are slightly sweet when ripe, sliced, and fried in sunflower oil with a dash of salt. These chips offer a starchy, root vegetable-like snack alternative to traditional potato chips, with less fat and a uniquely satisfying flavor that might just have people saying Trader Joe’s has gone plantains!
  • Serving facts: 140 calories, 7 g fat, 40 mg sodium, 19 g carbs, <1 g protein per 20 chips
  • Price -> $1.99

Peri Peri Sauce

  • Trader Joe’s Peri-Peri Sauce, made in South Africa, combines fermented chilies, lemon juice, and garlic for a unique flavor profile that’s spicy, tangy, and slightly sweet. Its creamy texture enhances a variety of dishes, from proteins like chicken and pork to roasted veggies and dips, making it a kitchen essential
  • Price -> $3.49

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