Trader Joe’s Cult Classics

Allison Gould, Print Editor-in-Chief

Originally established in 1967 in Pasadena, California, Trader Joe’s offers foods ranging from pre-made meals to fresh produce in their 530 grocery stores nationwide. Although the shelves and freezers are constantly changing with new and seasonal products, loyal Trader Joe’s shoppers have accumulated a list of their favorite items. Below are The Panther’s Trader Joe’s cult classics. 

For the Freezer

If you are looking for pre-made meals that take no time to prepare, check out these breakfast, lunch and dinner options.

  • Chicken Soup Dumplings
  • Cauliflower Gnocchi
  • Vegetable Fried Rice
  • Mac ’n Cheese Bites
  • Potato Pancakes
  • Organic Acai Bowl

For the Bakers

Get the following baking mixes if you are searching for a delicious and easy baking project. 

  • Pumpkin Bread and Muffin Mix
  • Cinnamon Sugar Muffin and Baking Mix
  • Blondie Bar Baking Mix
  • Peppermint Chocolate Chunk Cookie Mix
  • Banana Bread Mix
  • Brownie Truffle Baking Mix

For a Snack

These are the best sweet and salty quick bites that you can find on the shelves in Miami’s local Trader Joe’s stores.

  • Rolled Corn Tortilla Chips: Chili Lime
  • Dried Fruit Soft & Juicy Mango
  • Peanut Butter Filled Pretzel Nuggets
  • Plantain Crisps
  • World’s Puffiest White Cheddar Corn Puffs
  • Cauliflower Crisps

For a Sweet Tooth

To satisfy your cravings, try these frozen, shelf-stored desserts.

  • Scandinavian Swimmers
  • Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
  • Joe-Joe’s Chocolate Vanilla Creme Cookies
  • Sublime Ice Cream Sandwiches
  • Go Go Bananas
  • Vegan Cookies & Cream Vanilla Bean Bonbons

For the Spice and Dips

  • Everything But the Bagel Seasoning
  • Green Goddess Dip
  • Everything and the Elote Greek Style Yogurt Dip
  • Mushroom and Company Multipurpose Umami Seasoning Blend
  • Pimento Cheese Dip