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If You Shop At Trader Joe’s, You Need To Know About These 18 Insanely Delicious Snacks

So much cookie butter!

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1. Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

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Why you need these in your mouth ASAP: These are legitimately better than Reese's cups! Also, they're great if you're a fan of dark chocolate. Even if you don't want a full container, there are small bags conveniently hanging near the register for 99 cents.

2. Cookie Butter

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Why you need this in your mouth ASAP: It's like a gingerbread cookie in the form of paste! You can use this magical spread to bake, you can use it as a dessert topping, or you can just eat it by the spoonful, while your Nutella sits in the pantry collecting dust.

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3. Cookie Butter Ice Cream

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Why you need this in your mouth ASAP: OK, so think about all of the great things I just told you about cookie butter... Now imagine that blended into vanilla ice cream. It's a spiritual experience.

4. Frozen Mac & Cheese

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Why you need this in your mouth ASAP: This is better mac 'n' cheese than what most restaurants offer, and all that's required is a few minutes in the microwave. These come up clutch when you're too lazy to cook but want something that tastes of quality.

6. Cinnamon Roasted Almonds

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Why you need these in your mouth ASAP: If crunchy snacks are your thing, do yourself a favor and introduce your taste buds to these magnificent cinnamon almonds. It's really nuts how addictive they are.

7. Charles Shaw aka Two-Buck Chuck

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Why you need this in your mouth ASAP: They say stuff tastes better when it's free, so stuff that doesn't put a huge dent in your bank account has to taste somewhat better too, right? This is extremely cheap wine that heroically provides broke folks with a source of booze.

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8. Bagged Popcorn

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Why you need this in your mouth ASAP: Popcorn is always a perfect snack when you want something light that doesn't make you feel full. Plus, Trader Joe's has different flavors — kettle corn, movie theater butter, and even pickle.

12. Joe-Joe's Cookies

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Why you need these in your mouth ASAP: They're basically Oreos, so no real surprise there, but Trader Joe's also offers Candy Cane Joe-Joe's during the holidays for an elite, festive treat.

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13. Dark Chocolate Almonds

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Why you need these in your mouth ASAP: These are true gems that surpass typical chocolate-covered almonds by delivering one of the most satisfying snack trifectas: sweet, savory, AND crunchy.

14. Mandarin Orange Chicken

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Why you need this in your mouth ASAP: Orange chicken is such a perfect food, but sometimes you don't want to go to a restaurant or take the time to make it from scratch. Luckily, you can stash these in your freezer and live comfortably knowing you've got delectable orange chicken a few feet away in your kitchen.

16. Triple Ginger Snaps

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Why you need these in your mouth ASAP: If you want to trade in cookie butter for a solid snack, these are a phenomenal option. Be forewarned, it's legitimately terrifying how easy it is to run through an entire container of 'em without even noticing.

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