13 of the best seasonal winter foods to buy at Trader Joe's right now

Trader Joe’sTrader Joe’s Salted Caramel Flavored Hot Cocoa is a seasonal treat.

Even though Thanksgiving is over, there’s still a lot to look forward to when it comes to food this holiday season. And if you’re looking for new holiday treats this year, look no further than Trader Joe’s. The grocery chain has a wide variety of seasonal goodies, from traditional favourites to new products.

Here are some of the best seasonal holiday and winter foods you can buy at Trader Joe’s right now.


Butter Toffee Pretzels are the perfect sweet and salty treat.

Trader Joe’sThey’re sweet and salty.

Combining sweet toffee with salty pretzels is hard to beat, so it makes sense that the new Butter Toffee Pretzels could be a hit at your next holiday party. You can find them sold in 10-ounce bags for $US2.99.


Buche de Noël ice cream is like a frozen yule log.

Trader Joe’sIt’s the perfect frozen treat for winter.

Yule logs are a popular dessert during the holiday season, but this ice cream takes it a step further. According to the Trader Joe’s website, it’s made by combining ice cream with “pieces of moist, chocolatey Bûche de Noël cake” and a chocolate swirl. And if that doesn’t sound amazing enough, this ice cream retails for just $US2.99 per pint.


Turkey and Stuffing Seasoned Kettle Chips will remind you of Thanksgiving.

Trader Joe’sThey’re packed with flavour.

Missing Thanksgiving already but out of leftovers? These chips might make up for it.Turkey and Stuffing flavored kettle chips are meant to taste like your favourite holiday dishes and they retail for just $US1.99 a bag.


Dark Chocolate Peppermint Joe Joes are a holiday twist on a classic cookie.

Trader Joe’sThey’re a mix of mint and chocolate.

If you love Joe Joes year round, imagine them covered in dark chocolate and stuffed with peppermint-flavored cream. This is one of Trader Joe’s most popular holiday offerings, so be sure to snag some before the season ends.


The Snowflake Pastry is the perfect dessert.

Trader Joe’sIt has cocoa and almond flavours.

As the name implies, the pastry is formed into a beautiful snowflake shape. It’s packed with almond and cocoa flavours and each 18-ounce cake retails for only $US5.99. So, if you have guests in town, this might be the perfect dessert offering.


Wintry Blend Coffee could make your mornings brighter.

Trader Joe’sIt will add some spice to your usual cup of coffee.

If you drink coffee every morning and want to get into the holiday spirit as soon as you wake up, it might be worth grabbing Trader Joe’s Wintry Blend Coffee. The medium dark roast coffee is flavored with a variety of spices.


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French Onion Soup bites are a yummy appetizer.

Trader Joe’sThey can be served as a tasty appetizer.

If you love soup and appetizers, French Onion Soup bites might end up being your new favourite finger food – and they were just introduced this year. The doughy bites are topped with Swiss cheese, caramelised onions, and vegetable broth. A box of 12 bites retails for $US4.49.


Peppermint Hold The Cone ice cream is the perfect portion size.

Trader Joe’sIt’s a twist on a year-round favourite.

Hold The Cone mini ice cream cones are a year-round staple at Trader Joe’s, but around the holidays, the peppermint flavours steal the show.

These cones are filled with rich and creamy peppermint ice cream and eight cones retails for $US2.99.


Gingerbread Molasses Cookie Dough will change up your holiday baking.

Trader Joe’sThis can be found in the chilled food section.

This dough could be worth picking up during the holiday season, especially if you love a good gingerbread cookie. This 12-serving pack dough can be found in the chilled section and it retails for $US2.99.


Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Pecans is a fast, impressive side dish.

Trader Joe’sIt cooks in under five minutes.

If you’re looking for a quick side dish, Mashed Sweet Potatoes With Pecans could be the way to go. Ir comes refrigerated with the pecans packaged separately for the topping and it only takes three minutes to cook. It’s $US4.99 per tray, which should feed about four people.


You can get festive with the Ugly Sweater Cookie Kit.

Trader Joe’sIt’s fun and delicious.

This activity and dessert combo is only $US5.99 and it comes with 10 cookies in a variety of sweater and vest shapes. It also includes icing and sprinkles for maximum decorating potential.

Plus, when you’re done decorating you can enjoy your cookies.


Trader Joe’s Salted Caramel Flavored Hot Cocoa is a festive treat.

Trader Joe’sIt has a salted caramel flavour.

The Trader Joe’s Salted Caramel Flavored Hot Cocoa is meant to be mixed with hot water or milk to create a tasty version of a holiday favourite. A 10-ounce canister retails for just $US3.99.


Hot Cocoa Spoons are a twist on hot chocolate.

Trader Joe’sJust stir it into a warm cup of milk.

During the winter months, these Double Chocolate Hot Cocoa Spoons will become a staple. Made with both dark chocolate and milk chocolate and topped with mini marshmallows, the spoon – which costs about a dollar – just needs to be stirred into a warm cup of milk.

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