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23 Trader Joe's Recipes Your Family Needs To Try

As if you needed any more reason to hit up your local TJs.

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1. French Toast Sticks

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Your kids will flip for these, and you'll flip over being able to serve them just about the healthiest French Toast around. Find the recipe here.

Key Trader Joe's ingredients:

— TJ’s Frozen French Toast

— TJ’s Turkey Bacon

— TJ’s Organic Maple Syrup

2. Cocoa Almond and Banana Stuffed French Toast

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Okay, now that you've seen the healthy version of French Toast, you need to know about this deliciously decadent version. Find the recipe here.

Key Trader Joe's Ingredients:

— TJ's Artisan Bread

— TJ's Cocoa Almond Spread

— TJ's Maple Syrup

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3. Spaghetti Squash with Meatball Marinara

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This healthy twist on spaghetti marinara swaps out the regular spaghetti for spaghetti squash. Find the recipe here.

Key Trader Joe's Ingredients:

— TJ's Spaghetti Squash

— TJ's Party Meatballs

— TJ's Tuscan Marinara

4. Mac and Cheese Bites with Hatch Valley Salsa

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This is an appetizer the adults in your family will love every bit as much as the kids. Find the recipe here.

Key Trader Joe's Ingredients:

— TJ’s Mac and Cheese Bites

— TJ’s Hatch Valley Salsa

— TJ’s Crumbled Feta

5. Sloppy Trader Joes

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The classic Sloppy Joe dinner with with a Southwestern Trader Joe's twist. Find the recipe here.

Key Trader Joe's Ingredients:

— TJ's 80/20 Ground Beef

— TJ's Frozen Fire Roasted Corn

— TJ's Chunky Salsa

6. Cookie Butter Baked Oatmeal

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This hearty breakfast makes a perfect start to a cold winter day. Bonus — you'll have absolutely no problem getting your kids to eat it. Find the recipe here.

Key Trader Joe's Ingredients:

— TJ's Cookie Butter

— TJ's Old Fashioned Rolled Oats

7. Cookie Butter Popsicles

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Speaking of the glory that is cookie butter, these easy-to-make popsicles are so addictive you'll want to make them even in the dead of winter. Find the recipe here.


Key Trader's Joe's ingredients:

— TJ's Cookie Butter

—TJ's Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips

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8. Cookie Butter Morning Buns

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Yep, another cookie butter recipe — you can't make a list of TJ's recipes without including a few of them! This is the perfect treat for a Sunday morning. Find the recipe here.

Key Trader Joe's Ingredients:

— TJ's Cookie Butter

— TJ's Crescent Rolls

9. Potato Tot and Bacon Nachos

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The prep time for this kid's dream come true in just five minutes. You can skip the jalapenos if your kids don't like the heat. Find the recipe here.

Key Trader Joe's Ingredients:

— TJ's Trader Potato Tots

— TJ's Shredded Sharp Cheddar Cheese

— TJ's Fully Cooked Uncured Apple Smoked Bacon

10. Trader Joe's Salad

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This is definitely a salad that "kids who don't eat salad" will want to try. Find the recipe here.

Key Trader Joe's Ingredients:

— TJ's tri-color Quinoa blend

— TJ's fresh bruschetta sauce

— TJ's Quattro Formaggio shredded cheese

— TJ’s Parmesan Ranch Dressing

11. Chocolate Brownie Pie

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Your kids will have to be incredibly well behaved to deserve this chocolate-y goodness. Find the recipe here.

Key Trader Joe's Ingredients:

— TJ's Joe-Joe's Chocolate Sandwich Cookies

— TJ's Truffle Brownie Baking Mix

— TJ's Pound Plus Dark Chocolate

— TJ's Heavy Whipping Cream

— TJ's Milk OR Dark Chocolate Covered Mini Pretzels

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17. Yogurt Crunch Waffle

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If you slice the bananas and strawberries the night before, this makes a delicious and healthy school day breakfast. Find the recipe here.

Key Trader Joe's Ingredients:

— TJ’s Toaster Waffles

— TJ’s Greek Honey Yogurt

— TJ’s Sliced Honey Roasted Almonds

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18. Root Beer Waffles

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This recipe is another bit of awesomeness your kids probably don't deserve. I mean, root beer? And waffles? Together? Get out of here! Find the recipe here.

Key Trader Joe's Ingredients:

— TJ's Canola Oil

— TJ's Root Beer

— TJ's Buttermilk Pancake and Waffle Mix

19. Pumpkin Mini Muffins

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This mix is generally thought to be for pumpkin bread or regular-sized muffins, but it actually works out-of-this-world well as mini muffins. Learn more here.

Key Trader Joe's Ingredients:

— TJ's Pumpkin Bread and Muffin Mix

20. Sticky Monkey Buns

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This twist on the classic cinnamon monkey bread adds bananas and raisins. Find the recipe here.

Key Trader Joe's Ingredients:

— TJ’s refrigerated Buttermilk Biscuits

— TJ’s Fleur de Sel Caramel Sauce

21. Seriously Stuffed Twice-Baked Potatoes

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An entire hour in the oven ensures these come out soft and flavorful. Find the recipe here.

Key Trader Joe's Ingredients:

— TJ's Russet Potatoes

— TJ's Corn and Chile Tomato-Less Salsa

— TJ's Shredded Mexican Cheese Blend

— TJ's Nacho Cheese Tortilla Chips

22. W.O.W. Enchilada Casserole

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This is perfect for feeding a large family, and reheats even better the next day. Find the recipe here.

Key Trader Joe's Ingredients:

— TJ's Enchilada Sauce

— TJ's Pork Carnitas

— TJ's Corn Tortillas

— TJ's Mexican Shredded Cheese Blend

23. Joe-Joe's Cupcakes

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A cupcake with a Joe-Joe smack in the middle of it? Now that's a cupcake we can all get behind. Find the recipe here.

Key Trader Joe's Ingredients:

— Joe-Joe's (Chocolate with Vanilla Bean Creme Cookies)

— TJ's Vanilla Cake and Baking Mix

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