20 of Our Favorite Trader Joe’s Holiday Items Available This Year
Get ready for the holidays at Trader Joe’s!
Every year, Trader Joe’s sells hundreds of unique holiday items. They’ve been working since last Christmas to choose the products that are appearing in the store this year, and the result is a fun mix of returning favorites and brand new products.
With more seasonal items than ever at Trader Joe’s, it would be impossible to list them all here, but there are always a few that rise to the top, so we’ve rounded up some of our favorites to call to your attention. Take a look at these fun holiday items available at TJ’s this year and watch for them on your next trip to the store!
Here are 20 of our favorite seasonal items at Trader Joe’s right now…
1. Trader Joe’s Gingerbread House Kit – $7.99
This Gingerbread House Kit contains everything you’ll need to build and decorate your very own German Hexen Haus. This kit contains no preservatives, yet its sturdy pieces are designed to last on display throughout the entire holiday season. It’s also made with high-quality ingredients and no artificial flavors or colors, which is good to know if you decide to eat yours!
2. Trader Joe’s Decked Out Tree Cookies – $2.49
These tree-shaped cookies are filled with milk chocolate creme and topped with white chocolate drizzle and sprinkles for a snowy, festive look. They come in boxes of eight.
3. Trader Joe’s Gluten-Free Candy Cane Joe Joe’s – $2.99
TJ’s Candy Cane Joe Joe’s are their classic chocolate cookie sandwiches with real candy cane pieces mixed into the creme filling, so you’ll get the wintery taste of peppermint in every bite! These are one of Trader Joe’s most popular holiday items every year.
4. Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate-Covered Peppermint Cremes – $2.99
These chocolate-covered peppermint cremes taste a bit like Peppermint Patties or Junior Mints with a few upgrades. Each one has a crunchy peppermint topping made from crushed candy cane pieces, and the filling is soft, creamy, and just the right amount of oozy. YUM!
5. Trader Joe’s Jingle Jangle – $9.99
Inside this giftable tin, you’ll find a fun mix of chocolate-covered goodies including mini pretzels covered in milk and dark chocolate and drizzled with white chocolate, dark chocolate-covered caramel popcorn, dark chocolate-covered broken Joe-Joe’s cookies, milk chocolate gems with a red candy coating, and milk and dark chocolate mini peanut butter cups.
6. Trader Joe’s Salty Honey Toffee Crackers – $3.99
TJ’s has taken crackers and turned them into candy by covering them in milk chocolate and sprinkling them with salted honey toffee, diced almonds, and a hint of coffee.
7. Trader Joe’s Mini Peppermint Meringues – $1.99
If you like meringues, you’re going to love Trader Joe’s peppermint version. They’re a great little sweet treat or a perfect addition to any Christmas cookie tray.
8. Trader Joe’s Cookie Mug Hangers – $2.49
These gingerbread cookies are made to hang on the edge of your mug, where they’ll happily dip a toe into the beverage of your choice. Pleasantly sweet and delightfully crunchy, these cinnamon-spiced cookies pair well with coffee, hot cocoa, or egg nog!
9. Trader Joe’s Hot Chocolate Sticks – $2.99
These 3.5-inch hot chocolate sticks easily dissolve when stirred in a mug of steaming hot milk. The result is a decadent dark-chocolate drink that will warm you up from the inside out. This box contains eight individually-wrapped Hot Chocolate Sticks.
10. Trader Joe’s Hot Cocoa Snowman – $1.99
Drop this little guy into a mug full of hot milk, and watch him melt into the perfect cup of hot cocoa. He’s full of milk chocolate drops and white marshmallows, which come spilling out as he melts. It’s as much fun to watch as it is to drink!
11. Trader Joe’s Spice Market Gift Box – $9.99
This curated collection of seasonings features 5 of TJ’s most popular seasoning blends, including the award-winning Everything But the Bagel Sesame Seasoning Blend. They’re packaged together in a box perfect for gift-giving and would make an excellent present for anyone with a kitchen!
12. Trader Joe’s Family Holiday Advent Calendar – 99¢
Every year Trader Joe’s has one of the most affordable Advent calendars around, and it’s always a fun and yummy way to count down the days until Christmas! These calendars have 24 ready-to-be-opened windows, each filled with smooth milk chocolate in a seasonally-themed shape.
13. Trader Joe’s 12 Days of Beauty Advent Calendar – $19.99
This popular Advent calendar includes 12 all-natural Trader Joe’s beauty products like a Vitamin C Face Mask, Blueberry & Acai Facial Scrub, Gingerbread Sugar Body Scrub, Cherry Blossom Ultra Moisturizing Hand Cream, Toasted Marshmallow Shimmer Body Wash, and more!
14. Trader Joe’s Advent Calendars for Pets – $5.99
Let your furry friends get in on the fun with a special Advent calendar just for them! TJ’s has Advent calendars for cats with salmon and dried seaweed treats and a version for dogs with salmon and sweet potato treats.
15. Trader Joe’s Handcrafted Felted Wool Garlands – $8.99
Made from New Zealand wool that’s been hand-felted and strung in Nepal, these nine-foot garlands would add such a fun pop of color to your Christmas tree, mantle, doorway, or any area of your home that you’re decorating this year.
16. Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Orange – $2.99
TJ’s Dark Chocolate Oranges are made up of 20 individual segments that come apart easily when you give the orange a good whack on a hard surface. These would make such a fun and tasty stocking stuffer!
17. Trader Joe’s Mini Peppermint Hold the Cone! – $2.99
These mini, crispy sugar cones are made with chocolate and filled with rich and creamy peppermint ice cream. Each one is dunked in a semi-sweet chocolatey coating which gives them a delicious, chocolatey shell.
18. Trader Joe’s Candy Cane Joe-Joe’s Ice Cream – $2.99
Another frozen favorite is TJ’s Candy Cane Joe-Joe’s Ice Cream, which blends cool peppermint and vanilla ice cream with fudge swirls and chunks of Candy Cane Joe-Joe’s Cookies.
19. Trader Joe’s Real Mistletoe – $2.49
Trader Joe’s sells real mistletoe every Christmas for just $2.49. Hand-harvested in the Pacific Northwest, this mistletoe is preserved naturally so that it will last all season long. Hang it from a doorway and wait for those kisses to start rolling in! 😘
20. Grinch-Inspired Grump Trees – $7.99
These tabletop trees were inspired by the Grinch himself and look like they’re straight outta Whoville! They come ready-to-gift in a red sack with a green drawstring. The tree is wrapped with a red ribbon and a single red and green ornament adorns the top. What a fun surprise to give in place of a traditional poinsettia!
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