Don’t Leave Trader Joe's Without These 9 Cozy Fall Foods - Verily
9 comfort foods to consider on your next trip to TJ's.

Trader Joe’s is a class act. You won’t find pumpkins in July or Christmas cookies in October. Instead, the shelves are slowly stocked with specialty items just as the seasons are about to turn.

I mean, cozying up under a blanket with a favorite book is an autumn dream. But doesn’t it sound even better with a mug of warm tea and a side of crispy Hot Cocoa Dunkers studded with chocolate chunks and marshmallow bits?

Since the company often works with smaller producers (think artisan or family-owned), many seasonal items are made in limited quantities. If you spot these nine comfort foods at your nearest store, grab them before they’re gone.

01. Apple Cider Donuts

These sugary cinnamon-y morsels are made by a family-owned bakery in Massachusetts with...wait for it...real apple cider that results in a super fluffy (read: delicious) texture. ($3.99)

02. Apple Caramel Slab Pie

This isn’t just any old apple pie. Inside the flakey crust, you’ll find golden apples enveloped in caramel sauce made from scratch—just like grandma’s. ($6.99)

03. Chocolate Mousse Pumpkins

Six single servings of chocolate cake topped with chocolate mousse and dipped in Belgian chocolate for under $3? Treat yourself, lady. ($2.99)

04. Organic Cold-Pressed Spiced Fuji Apple Cider

Trade in your green juice for a cider so fresh it tastes like it was just squeezed off the apple tree. ($1.99)

05. Pumpkin Spice Coffee

To satisfy those pumpkin spice latte cravings at a fraction of the café price, pick up a box of 12 Keurig-ready pumpkin spice coffee cups. At 41.5¢ a cup, that’s a cool weather indulgence we can get behind. ($4.99)

06. Chimay Autumn Cheese

Fill a grilled cheese sandwich with this creamy, buttery goodness made by Trappist monks in a Belgian abbey since 1876 with all the profits donated to charity. This may sound cheesy, but isn’t that grate? ($12.99 per pound)

07. Butternut Squash Mac and Cheese

With its three cheeses, a classic bechamel sauce, and butternut squash, it’s no surprise TJ’s ran out of this seasonal mac and cheese fast last fall. Lest history repeat itself, grab a few boxes from the freezer aisle to last you until winter. ($2.99)

08. Autumnal Harvest Soup

Brisk weather calls for a warm bowl of soup so comforting it will melt your insides. This creamy bisque is filled with veggies from the fall harvest—squash, pumpkin, and tomato. ($3.99)

09. Harvest Chili

If a big bowl of chili topped with melty cheese is more your style, this vegetarian one made with butternut squash, sweet potatoes, and smoky spices ought to make a regular appearance in your microwave. ($4.49)