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    I, A Devoted Trader Joe's Enthusiast, Ranked Every Single Trader Joe's Dessert From Worst To Best

    Your sweet tooth will thank me.

    As a loyal Trader Joe's shopper and a devoted fan, I am more than a bit familiar with the products at my local TJ's. And when it comes to sweets, not all products are created equal. Here are a bunch of popular Trader Joe's desserts ranked so you know exactly what to skip and what to stock up on.

    88. Turkish Fig Bites

    Turkish Fig Bites
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Despite the slightly sexier branding, you can't disguise a Fig Newton.

    87. Dark Chocolate Covered Marshmallows

    Dark Chocolate Covered Marshmallows
    Hannah Loewentheil

    You know exactly what you're getting with these, and they'll suffice for something sweet, but there are much better options, like #10.

    86. Baton Wafer Cookies

    85. Yogurt Pretzels

    Yogurt Pretzels
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Let's just be real: chocolate covered > yogurt covered any day.

    84. Almond Danish pastry

    Apple Danish pastry
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Sure, I'll eat it for breakfast, but I won't really remember it.

    83. Key Lime Tea Cookies

    82. Apple Pie

    Apple Pie
    Hannah Loewentheil

    You're better off buying TJ's frozen pie crusts and making your own or grabbing a better TJ's product...like #13.

    81. Dark Chocolate Orange Sticks

    Dark Chocolate Orange Sticks
    Hannah Loewentheil

    I don't trust people who enjoy the flavor combination of chocolate and orange.

    80. Double Chocolate Almond Flour Cookies

    Double Chocolate Almond Flour Cookies
    Hannah Loewentheil

    If you're gluten-free and still looking for a great chocolate chip cookie, you can keep searching.

    79. Dark Chocolate Ganache Mini Sheet Cake

    Dark Chocolate Ganache Mini Sheet Cake
    Hannah Loewentheil

    It's hard to get that excited about chocolate sheet cake.

    78. Cheese-Less Cheesecakes

    Cheese-Less Cheesecakes
    Hannah Loewentheil

    These are perfectly fine for a dairy-free dessert, but it's hard to applaud a cheesecake without the cheese.

    77. Strawberry Rhubarb Pie

    Strawberry Rhubarb Pie
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Not all pie is created equally, and sadly this is not a winner. Too heavy on the crust, too light on the fruit filling.

    76. Banana Bread Mix

    Banana Bread Mix
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Sadly, this banana bread mix is lacking in the banana department.

    75. Soft Baked Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Soft Baked Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies
    Hannah Loewentheil

    With an odd aftertaste and surprising lack of flavor, these cookies are really just sort of meh.

    74. Aussie-Style Chocolate Crème Sandwich Cookies Coated in Chocolate

    Aussie-Style Chocolate Crème Sandwich Cookies Coated in Chocolate
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Australians everywhere are rolling their eyes over this attempt at a classic Aussie dessert.

    73. Dark Chocolate Cookie Sticks

    Dark Chocolate Cookie Sticks
    Hannah Loewentheil

    A close cousin to the popular Japanese Pocky snacks, these chocolate-dipped cookie sticks are fine but nothing exceptional.

    72. Bite Size Crispy Cookies Filled With Belgian Chocolate

    Bite Size Crispy Cookies Filled With Belgian Chocolate
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Meet Milano's smaller and less satisfying cousin.

    71. Soy Creamy Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert Cherry Chocolate Chip

    Soy Creamy Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert Cherry Chocolate Chip
    Hannah Loewentheil

    If you're looking for a non-dairy ice cream, there are better options within the frozen aisle, especially those made with oat milk (like #41).

    70. Almond Butter Almonds

    Almond Butter Almonds
    Hannah Loewentheil

    These are addictive, but there are lots and lots of TJ's snacks that are much more worth it.

    69. Dark Chocolate Sunflower Seed Butter Cups

    Dark Chocolate Sunflower Seed Butter Cups
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Yet another example of a perfectly satisfying treat that is overshadowed by more interesting dessert options.

    68. Tiramisu Torte

    Tiramisu Torte
    Hannah Loewentheil

    At $7 a pop, this torte will feed a whole crowd, but it's a bit too heavy on the cocoa and light on the espresso flavor.

    67. Mint Chip Ice Cream

    Mint Chip Ice Cream
    Hannah Loewentheil

    A decent ice cream to be certain, but there are more exciting flavors to be found, like #12.

    66. Pinks and Whites Cookies

    Pinks and Whites Cookies
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Pretty? Yes. Tasty? They're alright...

    65. Brownie Crisp

    Brownie Crisp
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Is it a cookie or a brownie? I'm confused.

    64. Dark Chocolate Roasted Pistachio Toffee

    Dark Chocolate Roasted Pistachio Toffee
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Are you a toffee person? Act accordingly. 

    63. A Dozen Sweet Bites

    A Dozen Sweet Bites
    Hannah Loewentheil

    These individually sized desserts are cute and easy, but for a fancy French treat I always prefer #26.

    62. Crispy Crunchy Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Crispy Crunchy Chocolate Chip Cookies
    Hannah Loewentheil

    If you're going for quantity, it's hard to beat this tub of cookies. Quality-wise, you can do better.

    61. Joe-Joe's Slims

    Joe-Joe's Slims
    Hannah Loewentheil

    A better-for-you version of classic Joe-Joe's, four of these slim cookies are only 150 calories. That means you're going to sacrifice some flavor, obviously.

    60. Dark Chocolate Covered Mini Pretzels

    Dark Chocolate Covered Mini Pretzels
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Keep a bag of these on hand for whenever you're craving something sweet and salty.

    59. PB&J Snack Duo

    PB&J Snack Duo
    Hannah Loewentheil

    These peanut butter wafers with jelly dipping sauce will certainly make you nostalgic.

    58. Triple Ginger Snaps

    Triple Ginger Snaps
    Hannah Loewentheil

    They're not kidding about the triple ginger. These babies pack a kick.

    57. Iced Raspberry and Cream Cheese Danish Strip

    Iced Raspberry and Cream Cheese Danish Strip
    Hannah Loewentheil

    This Danish gets exponentially better when you heat it up for a few seconds in the microwave.

    56. Vanilla and Cocoa Meringues

    Vanilla and Cocoa Meringues
    Hannah Loewentheil

    For a fat-free dessert, these are actually pretty good.

    55. Cold Brew Coffee and Boba Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert

    Cold Brew Coffee and Boba Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert
    Hannah Loewentheil

    This stuff flies off the shelves, and it's unique to say the least. Depending on your feelings about boba (you know, those gelatinous tapioca balls), you'll either highly enjoy this flavor or find it slightly disturbing. 

    54. Tangerine Cream Bars

    53. Strawberry Greek Frozen Yogurt Parfait Bars

    52. Maple Leaf Cookies

    Maple Leaf Cookies
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Heavy on the maple flavor and the cream filling, this is a great option as far as store-bought cookies go.

    51. Cocoa Almond Spread

    50. Scandanavian Swimmers

    Scandanavian Swimmers
    Hannah Loewentheil

    You know exactly what you're getting with these iconic gummies.

    49. Chocolate Coconut Almonds

    Chocolate Coconut Almonds
    Hannah Loewentheil

    You know you're not going to stop after just a few of these.

    48. Cookie Butter Sandwich Cookies

    Cookie Butter Sandwich Cookies
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Trader Joe's knows you can never go wrong with cookie butter.

    47. Blood Orange Cake Mix With Icing

    46. Ube Tea Cookies

    45. Blondie Bar Baking Mix

    Blondie Bar Baking Mix
    Hannah Loewentheil

    It's a perfectly solid baking mix. No more and no less.

    44. Half Moon Cookies

    Half Moon Cookies
    Hannah Loewentheil

    While not quite as good as the Jewish deli version, these stay surprisingly soft and moist despite the fact that they are store bought. 

    43. Hold the Dairy! Mini Chocolate Coconut Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert Cones

    Hold the Dairy! Mini Chocolate Coconut Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert Cones
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Made with coconut milk, this dairy-free, vegan mini ice cream cone is great for people with dietary restrictions (or who are just cutting back on milk).

    42. Butter Shortbread Cookies With Chocolatey Filling

    Butter Shortbread Cookies With Chocolatey Filling
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Shortbread and chocolate combine forces in this satisfying store-bought cookie.

    41. Strawberry Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert

    Strawberry Non-Dairy Frozen Dessert
    Hannah Loewentheil

    A top contender among the dairy-free ice cream options, oat milk makes this frozen dessert super indulgent.

    40. Jumbo Cinnamon Rolls

    Jumbo Cinnamon Rolls
    Hannah Loewentheil

    While perfectly tasty, it's almost identical to your basic Pillsbury rolls.

    39. Lemon Chess Pie

    Lemon Chess Pie
    u/CookieButterLovers via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    This great take on a Southern classic features flaky shortbread and tart lemon custard filling. It's a summer item, so grab one while it's available.

    38. Gluten-Free Crispy Crunchy Chocolate Chip Cookies

    Gluten-Free Crispy Crunchy Chocolate Chip Cookies
    Hannah Loewentheil

    You won't believe these aren't made by Tates.

    37. Chunky Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

    Chunky Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Unsurprisingly, It's one of the best store-bought cookie doughs out there.

    36. Matcha Ice Cream

    Matcha Ice Cream
    Hannah Loewentheil

    I love matcha ice cream, but the TJ's version tastes almost too subtle compared to Japanese brands that boast more of that bitter, umami flavor.

    35. Speculoos Cookie Butter

    Speculoos Cookie Butter
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Eat it by the spoonful, or spread it on anything from pretzels to apple slices.

    34. Corn Cookie Baking Mix

    Corn Cookie Baking Mix
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Cornbread lovers will adore this slightly salty and ever-so-savory cookie. Just add butter and egg, and toss 'em into the oven.

    33. Sea Salt Brownie Petites

    Sea Salt Brownie Petites
    Hannah Loewentheil

    These fudgy, dense brownies taste surprisingly homemade, and best of all, they aren't too sweet.

    32. Milk Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Pretzels

    Milk Chocolate Covered Peanut Butter Pretzels
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Seriously, what could be bad?

    31. Strawberry Shortcake Sandwich Cookies

    Strawberry Shortcake Sandwich Cookies
    u/mrs_traderjoes via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    I'd love to see a double-stuffed version of this. The strawberry buttercream filling is just that good.

    30. Kunefe

    Kunefe
    Hannah Loewentheil

    This Middle Eastern dessert is sort of like baklava in pie form. It's crunchy and creamy and sweet and salty in every bite.

    29. Ube Purple Yam Flavored Ice Cream

    28. Vegan Banana Bread With Walnuts

    Vegan Banana Bread With Walnuts
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Serve this to a crowd, and I guarantee no one realizes it's vegan. Soft, moist, and one of the best pre-packaged, bakery-aisle desserts you can find at Trader Joe's.

    27. Southern Peach Crisp Ice Cream

    26. A Dozen Macarons Variés

    A Dozen Macarons Variés
    Hannah Loewentheil

    If you like macarons, these won't disappoint. Each box contains six different flavors of the French-inspired cookie.

    25. Pancake Bread

    Pancake Bread
    Hannah Loewentheil

    This bakery-aisle find weirdly tastes exactly like a pancake in cake form. Drizzle it in maple syrup, and enjoy for breakfast or dessert.

    24. Brownie Crisp Coffee Ice Cream Sandwiches

    23. Soft Black and Strawberry Licorice Twists

    Soft Black and Strawberry Licorice Twists
    Hannah Loewentheil

    If you're a licorice fan, this is one of the more underrated sweet snacks at Trader Joe's.

    22. Raspberry Stars

    Raspberry Stars
    Hannah Loewentheil

    If you like shortbread cookies, these are love at first bite.

    21. Vegan Cookies & Creme Vanilla Bean Bon Bons

    20. Chocolate Fudge Oat Bars

    19. Crispy Peanut Butter Filled Milk Chocolate Peanuts

    Crispy Peanut Butter Filled Milk Chocolate Peanuts
    Hannah Loewentheil

    These should straight-up be illegal because it's impossible to stop eating them.

    18. Mochi Cake Mix

    Mochi Cake Mix
    u/CookieButterLovers via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    This internationally inspired dessert is unique and delicious: It gets crispy around the edges while it remains custardy and chewy on the inside. 

    17. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dunkers

    Hannah Loewentheil

    If you're a hater, bring it up with my Grandma Lenny.

    16. Joe-Joe's

    Joe-Joe's
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Of all the Joe-Joe's flavors (and all are excellent), this chocolate peanut butter medley is a game changer.

    15. Mochi

    Different flavors of frozen mochi.
    Hannah Loewentheil

    TJ's mochi comes in about half a dozen classic flavors, plus some seasonal items (Thai, mango, etc.), and it's hard to go wrong with any of them.

    14. Apple Cider Donuts

    Apple Cider Donuts
    u/Vesper517 via Reddit / Via reddit.com

    Some spend all year looking forward to summertime. I sit around waiting for apple cider donut season at Trader Joe's.

    13. Apple Blossoms

    Apple Blossoms
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Pro tip: Serve each individually sized apple blossom with a scoop of vanilla ice cream.

    12. Peanuts for Chocolate! Ice Cream

    Peanuts For Chocolate! Ice Cream
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Loading this chocolate ice cream with peanuts would have been enough, but add swirls of peanut butter to the mix, and you've got something extraordinary.

    11. Chocolate Brooklyn Babka

    10. Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups

    Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Putting these so high on this list feels like a cop-out, but truly, there's no other opinion. 

    9. New York Baked Deli Style Cheeecake

    New York Baked Deli Style Cheeecake
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Creamy, velvety cheesecake inspired by New York, brought to you by Trader Joe's.

    8. Gone Bananas

    Gone Bananas
    Hannah Loewentheil

    These chocolate-covered frozen banana slices are a frozen aisle OG that I simply couldn't live without.

    7. Cold Brew Latte Dessert Bars

    Cold Brew Latte Dessert Bars
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Indulgent enough to eat for dessert but light and refreshing enough to qualify as breakfast.

    6. Key Lime Pie

    Key Lime Pie
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Just as good as anything you'd make from scratch, this frozen key lime pie is the perfect combination of tangy filling and buttery, rich crust.

    5. Chocolate Lava Cakes

    Chocolate Lava Cakes
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Chocolate lava cakes are a real headache to make from scratch, but thanks to Trader Joe's, you literally never have to. Keep a box of these on hand, and you'll always be just minutes away from this fancy dessert.

    4. Sublime Ice Cream Sandwiches

    3. Speculoos Cookie Butter Ice Cream

    Speculoos Cookie Butter Ice Cream
    Hannah Loewentheil

    Vanilla ice cream loaded with chunks of Speculoos cookie butter, it's the definition of crème de la crème.

    2. Ube Mochi

    Ube Mochi
    Hannah Loewentheil

    There's mochi, and then there's ube mochi. The purple yam ice cream is a strangely addictive taste that's almost like a creamier, nuttier vanilla. 

    1. Hold the Cone! Mini Ice Cream Cones

    Hold The Cone! Mini Ice Cream Cones
    Hannah Loewentheil

    IYKYK.

    Do you love a TJ's dessert that wasn't mentioned? Or do you have a totally different opinion about one of your faves? Leave it in the comments below!