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11 Must-Try Pumpkin Flavored Products At Trader Joe's

Kendall Robertson |
October 13, 2013 | 10:14 p.m. PDT

Staff Reporter

‘Tis the season for treat-or-treating!

In honor of this glorious occasion, Trader Joe’s has stocked up on an assortment of pumpkin flavored goodies that are sure to get you in the mood for fall.  

This weekend, my love of TJ’s and all-things-pumpkin brought me to the store. The following are my findings. Pumpkin and Cranberry Crisps & Pumpkin Cream Cheese.

Pumpkin Ice Cream (Kendall Robertson/Neon Tommy)
Pumpkin Ice Cream (Kendall Robertson/Neon Tommy)

It was almost was unfair that they had this as a sampler in the back of the store.  Each little pumpkin crisp with cream cheese tastes like a mini-pumpkin pie.  Though I was upset that I could only take one sampler dish, I bought both the crisps and the cream cheese to make my own at home.    

Wandering into the frozen foods section, I made another exciting discovery: Pumpkin Ice Cream.

I’m not sure when I last bought ice cream (I am a Yogurtland girl at heart) but the look of this pumpkin ice cream almost had me throwing my endless toppings fix aside.

A little father down the aisle, I found a slew of pumpkin treats:

Pumpkin Treats (Kendall Robertson/Neon Tommy)
Pumpkin Treats (Kendall Robertson/Neon Tommy)

Pumpkin Cheese Cake, Pumpkin Bread Pudding, Pumpkin Macaroons, Mini Pumpkin Pies, Pumpkin Croissants and even Pumpkin Spice Coffee


I have an inkling that the whole “pumpkin” thing has really worked out for Trader Joe’s in the past…

Also, I'd like to take moment to commend Trader Joe's on their use of cute, festive signs. They appeared to be lovingly hand-written, and gave the store a warm, homey feeling.

Pumpkin Biscotti (Kendall Robertson/Neon Tommy)
Pumpkin Biscotti (Kendall Robertson/Neon Tommy)

Fellow lovers of the orange gourd- you'll be happy to know that my pumpkin discoveries did not end there. I also found Pumpkin Biscotti

That discovery was followed by Pumpkin Spice Rooibos (aka tea- who knew TJs was so cool and cultured?).

Finally, to top it all off, something I truly did not expect: Pumpkin Body Butter.

Pumpkin Body Butter (Kendall Robertson/Neon Tommy)
Pumpkin Body Butter (Kendall Robertson/Neon Tommy)
I know what you're wondering- and no, I don’t think it was edible (although that doesn’t mean I wasn’t tempted).

If you too enjoy all-things pumpkin, or just need something to get you excited about the changing colors of the leaves, go and check out Trader Joe’s yourself. It's worth the trip. 

Reach Staff Reporter Kendall Robertson here.



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