With fall in full swing, seasonal items at Trader Joe’s are back with yearly fan favorites and some new items as well. From sweet to savory and every pumpkin-flavored food imaginable, it is safe to say there is a fall-related item for everyone to try. Here are VALLEY’s top picks to look out for on your next Trader Joes trip:
These pumpkin empanadas have crispy crust and pumpkin purée filling and are the perfect mix of sweet and savory. Try pairing these empanadas with a sweet sauce, such as caramel, for some extra flavor.
Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese
This seasonal fan favorite is back and is definitely worth the hype. The cheesy sauce is made even better with butternut squash flavor and fall spices. All mac & cheese lovers need to try this classic comfort food with a twist.
Non-Dairy Maple Oat Beverage
This maple beverage is perfect for the fall season, as well as being suited for those who are dairy-free or vegan. It can be used to spice up your daily iced coffee, in oatmeal or fall-related recipes, or can just be enjoyed by itself.
Pumpkin Bisque Soup
This soup is a staple for those rainy fall days in State College. With a rich pumpkin flavor and creamy texture— this is a must-have for a quick lunch or dinner. Plus, this item is gluten-free.
Apple Cider Donuts
These apple cider donuts are the perfect fall treat for donut lovers or anyone with a sweet tooth. These cake donuts are light, delicious and coated with apple cinnamon sugar. Add a scoop of vanilla for an extra special dessert.
The perfect pairing to your Pumpkin Spice Latte and the best start to your day. These Trader Joe’s pumpkin bagels are a must buy if you love bagels. For the true pumpkin fiends out there, you can even add the store’s famous pumpkin cream cheese.
Pumpkin Tortilla Chips
These aren’t your typical tortilla chips. Made with pumpkin purée and pumpkin seeds, these chips are sweet and crunchy with a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg. They can be enjoyed by themselves or with your favorite salsa or dip.
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